When should I give up on getting a callback?

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I honestly think NYC might be making two rounds of CBs this year. The only people I know rocking it in NYC have amazing grades.


I like to think that this has to be the case, that they make immediate callbacks for the surefire candidates with amazing grades, awesome WE, or something else that makes them stand out. But that they need a bit more time to consider and discuss other candidates who are not such sure things for CB's, with those calls being made perhaps a few days later.

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:49 pm

That's just weird.

Cornell here, 3.2 (bottom 30%), 7 callbacks (NYC 5 + Boston 2) out of 21. And I am not really an interview champion. Not a URM, and no LR. I thought that the firms are really hiring this year.

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby markymark » Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:52 pm

rayiner wrote:You're getting dinged for being douchey enough to transfer from Duke to Penn.


This.

The only way a Duke --> Penn transfer is acceptable is if you want to work in Philly and really want to sell your commitment to Philly.

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:55 pm

lulz.

I'm in the same position. Pretty much bid heavily on NY. More than 20 interviews. Felt I rocked all my interviews but I've only got one CB from a v10. Dinged at 4 firms but the rest...just radio silence.

OCI is unnerving, indeed.

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby somewhatwayward » Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:57 pm

Z3RO wrote:Next guess is Cornell to Columbia.


OP's at NYU; you can tell by the dates of the interviews

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby Z3RO » Sat Aug 20, 2011 4:57 pm

Anonymous User wrote:That's just weird.

Cornell here, 3.2 (bottom 30%), 7 callbacks (NYC 5 + Boston 2) out of 21. And I am not really an interview champion. Not a URM, and no LR. I thought that the firms are really hiring this year.

Right, but are you a transfer?

The point is that transfer OCI is hard to predict. Normally this is because they might not know/respect your old school, but it might (in this case) be thanks to inter-T-14 transfer weirdness.

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby 09042014 » Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:08 pm

Anonymous User wrote:That's just weird.

Cornell here, 3.2 (bottom 30%), 7 callbacks (NYC 5 + Boston 2) out of 21. And I am not really an interview champion. Not a URM, and no LR. I thought that the firms are really hiring this year.


When did those 5 NYC CBs happen. The day after when everyone got them or later? Cornell started OCI much earlier than everyone else.

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 20, 2011 5:14 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:That's just weird.

Cornell here, 3.2 (bottom 30%), 7 callbacks (NYC 5 + Boston 2) out of 21. And I am not really an interview champion. Not a URM, and no LR. I thought that the firms are really hiring this year.


When did those 5 NYC CBs happen. The day after when everyone got them or later? Cornell started OCI much earlier than everyone else.


The day after the initial round in most cases. One firm contacted me two days after the initial interview. I don't know when the others got callbacks.

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby rayiner » Sat Aug 20, 2011 7:40 pm

somewhatwayward wrote:
Z3RO wrote:Next guess is Cornell to Columbia.


OP's at NYU; you can tell by the dates of the interviews


Northwestern to NYU?

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby Holly Golightly » Sat Aug 20, 2011 7:41 pm

rayiner wrote:
somewhatwayward wrote:
Z3RO wrote:Next guess is Cornell to Columbia.


OP's at NYU; you can tell by the dates of the interviews


Northwestern to NYU?

We did have at least 1 of those. But I definitely wouldn't call NYU a "much higher T14."

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby dresden doll » Sat Aug 20, 2011 7:44 pm

Anonymous User wrote:That's just weird.

Cornell here, 3.2 (bottom 30%), 7 callbacks (NYC 5 + Boston 2) out of 21. And I am not really an interview champion. Not a URM, and no LR. I thought that the firms are really hiring this year.


You're probably an interviewing champion and don't know it.

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby rayiner » Sat Aug 20, 2011 7:56 pm

Holly Golightly wrote:
rayiner wrote:
somewhatwayward wrote:
Z3RO wrote:Next guess is Cornell to Columbia.


OP's at NYU; you can tell by the dates of the interviews


Northwestern to NYU?

We did have at least 1 of those. But I definitely wouldn't call NYU a "much higher T14."


But some people would. And people like that would do terribly in interviews. See e.g. OP.

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Re: When should I give up on getting a callback?

Postby unc0mm0n1 » Sat Aug 20, 2011 8:05 pm

rayiner wrote:
Holly Golightly wrote:
rayiner wrote:
somewhatwayward wrote:
OP's at NYU; you can tell by the dates of the interviews


Northwestern to NYU?

We did have at least 1 of those. But I definitely wouldn't call NYU a "much higher T14."


But some people would. And people like that would do terribly in interviews. See e.g. OP.


Did he/she piss you off cause you are lighting them up. It's very funny but I think I never want to get on your bad side.




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