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Firm you're going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2011 10:43 am

I was just wondering how people made out in terms of getting the firms that they wanted or whether they were dinged. I'll start it off...

The firm I wanted was Williams & Connolly. Got dinged after the callback.

I had to settle for Wilmer DC.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby kaiser » Thu Sep 29, 2011 10:44 am

You had to settle? Oh you poor thing

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby DoubleChecks » Thu Sep 29, 2011 10:48 am

is OP serious about this thread? lol

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby patrickd139 » Thu Sep 29, 2011 10:49 am

Life is generally about settling.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby Blindmelon » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:04 am

Settle for Wilmer DC? lolercoaster.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:07 am

Anonymous User wrote:I was just wondering how people made out in terms of getting the firms that they wanted or whether they were dinged. I'll start it off...

The firm I wanted was Williams & Connolly. Got dinged after the callback.

I had to settle for Wilmer DC.


I feel you bro. People won't understand.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby Big Shrimpin » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:09 am

Anonymous User wrote:I was just wondering how people made out in terms of getting the firms that they wanted or whether they were dinged. I'll start it off...

The firm I wanted was Williams & Connolly. Got dinged after the callback.

I had to settle for Wilmer DC.



The presftige train ends here. Sorry about your tiny pink Wilmer DC offer, bro.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:17 am

Wanted Skadden. Ended up with Davis Polk. Trying not to be too depressed over this, but it's hard.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby patrickd139 » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:18 am

Anonymous User wrote:Wanted Skadden. Ended up with Davis Polk. Trying not to be too depressed over this, but it's hard.

I felt kind of the same way when I got Scalia instead of Sotomayor. Alas, the world keeps turning. Keep your chin up!

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby jeeptiger09 » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:22 am

Wilmer DC is going to be really happy with your grammar skillzzzzzzzzzzzz bro.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby DoubleChecks » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:23 am

I am going to try to assume that OP is being sarcastic, given he typed "Firm your going to" lol, Wilmer will love you)...but if not, I hope you realize that while feeling depressed about not getting that super elite, selective firm and "settling" for some other V5 or V10 is perfectly normal, creating a thread to "lament" and brag about it in public...is pretty damned douchey.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby kwais » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:24 am

I found another place for this thread
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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby Aqualibrium » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:27 am

Why should someone who is objectively successful be prevented from being ambitious, or expressing a certain level of disappointment with not satisfying that ambition?

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby kwais » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:29 am

Aqualibrium wrote:Why should someone who is objectively successful be prevented from being ambitious, or expressing a certain level of disappointment with not satisfying that ambition?


your post is right on point, because, indeed, people here are trying to prevent OP from being ambitious. Good call.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby DoubleChecks » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:45 am

Aqualibrium wrote:Why should someone who is objectively successful be prevented from being ambitious, or expressing a certain level of disappointment with not satisfying that ambition?


read my earlier post

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby PeanutHead » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:54 am

This is a super douchey thread.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:03 pm

OP here

WOW!

I didn't expect things to go like this. I wasn't trying to be a douche or anything. Just wanted to see if others out there had more luck getting the jobs they wanted.

Excuse me for being ambitious.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby kwais » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:OP here

WOW!

I didn't expect things to go like this. I wasn't trying to be a douche or anything. Just wanted to see if others out there had more luck getting the jobs they wanted.

Excuse me for being ambitious.


Straw man is made of straw

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:05 pm

wanted dla piper. stuck at wachtel. fml.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby DoubleChecks » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:OP here

WOW!

I didn't expect things to go like this. I wasn't trying to be a douche or anything. Just wanted to see if others out there had more luck getting the jobs they wanted.

Excuse me for being ambitious.


I think that's part of the problem.

And to address the "ambitious" part:

DoubleChecks wrote:...I hope you realize that while feeling depressed about not getting that super elite, selective firm and "settling" for some other V5 or V10 is perfectly normal, creating a thread to "lament" and brag about it in public...is pretty damned douchey.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby meshtdagn » Thu Sep 29, 2011 1:52 pm

Anonymous User wrote:OP here

WOW!

I didn't expect things to go like this. I wasn't trying to be a douche or anything. Just wanted to see if others out there had more luck getting the jobs they wanted.

Excuse me for being ambitious.


You are why people hate lawyers.

EDIT: Douches don't try. They just are.

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Re: Firm you're going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2011 2:48 pm

I was going to do PI but I decided to settle for a v15 firm offer instead. oh well, at least I can enjoy the extra cash. suck it, unemployeds!

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Re: Firm you're going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby Nicholasnickynic » Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I was just wondering how people made out in terms of getting the firms that they wanted or whether they were dinged. I'll start it off...

The firm I wanted was Williams & Connolly. Got dinged after the callback.

I had to settle for Wilmer DC.


I wanted Skadden. Had to settle for Williams & Connolly. Thinking about /cutting self. Will people still like me as a person if I work at such a shit-hole?

My condolences on Wilmer DC. I'm sure other lawyers won't look down on you that much...

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Re: Firm you're going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:04 pm

You know, I was planning to accept my offer from Wilmer, but after coming across this douche, I think I'll just go with DLA Piper instead.

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Re: Firm your going to vs. firm that you wanted

Postby kaiser » Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:07 pm

Anonymous User wrote:OP here

WOW!

I didn't expect things to go like this. I wasn't trying to be a douche or anything. Just wanted to see if others out there had more luck getting the jobs they wanted.

Excuse me for being ambitious.


Such an ambitious fellow as yourself is far above WilmerHale. How will you manage on a day to day basis interacting among such unambitious folk?




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