Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 01, 2012 6:13 pm

somewhatwayward wrote:
mr_toad wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Cover letter, Resume, Transcript, Writing sample, all as one PDF File? Or separate?


Many recommend doing them together. I've done all separate. Out of 100 mails in the last 3 weeks, 2 interviews, 3 dings, 2 give us some time, and silence on the rest. FWIW.


when i mass mailed last year, i put my (very short) cover letter in the body of the email and then attached my resume and my transcript as two separate PDFs. I got two or three callbacks out of maybe 20 or 30 mass mails. I don't think you need to send a writing sample unless asked, and I think short cover letter in body of email is fine. I can post what my cover letter email said if you want to see an example.

If you could, please!

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby jessuf » Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:09 pm

RPK34 wrote:Completely random question, and off-topic, but is it unprofessional to bring a bottle of water or something into the interviewer to drink during interviews. I tend to get incredible dry mouth during interviews (between talking and nerves). It's just incredibly distracting


i've only done 5 interviews so far, but at every single one, i have been offered bottled water, soda, etc. during the interviews.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 01, 2012 7:27 pm

Jessuf wrote:
RPK34 wrote:Completely random question, and off-topic, but is it unprofessional to bring a bottle of water or something into the interviewer to drink during interviews. I tend to get incredible dry mouth during interviews (between talking and nerves). It's just incredibly distracting


i've only done 5 interviews so far, but at every single one, i have been offered bottled water, soda, etc. during the interviews.


#humblebrag

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby piccolittle » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:39 pm

What the crap. Interview is like 5 hours tomorrow, starting at 10am. Only just got the schedule now.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby letsdoit » Wed Aug 01, 2012 8:53 pm

piccolittle wrote:What the crap. Interview is like 5 hours tomorrow, starting at 10am. Only just got the schedule now.


Jeez, tough turnaround. Good luck!

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby jessuf » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:10 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Jessuf wrote:
RPK34 wrote:Completely random question, and off-topic, but is it unprofessional to bring a bottle of water or something into the interviewer to drink during interviews. I tend to get incredible dry mouth during interviews (between talking and nerves). It's just incredibly distracting


i've only done 5 interviews so far, but at every single one, i have been offered bottled water, soda, etc. during the interviews.


#humblebrag


oh don't worry. i think my mass mail luck ran out.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby tedalbany » Wed Aug 01, 2012 10:33 pm

My transition the closer OCI gets: :mrgreen: :D :) :? :? :? :| :( :( :x :evil: :cry: :cry: :cry:

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby jessuf » Thu Aug 02, 2012 10:47 am

tedalbany wrote:My transition the closer OCI gets: :mrgreen: :D :) :? :? :? :| :( :( :x :evil: :cry: :cry: :cry:


me minus the beginning parts :|

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 02, 2012 10:49 am

Got all excited because I got a call from Washington, D.C. Turned out it was a recruiter confirming an off-campus program interview.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby ilovesf » Thu Aug 02, 2012 10:50 am

Jessuf wrote:
tedalbany wrote:My transition the closer OCI gets: :mrgreen: :D :) :? :? :? :| :( :( :x :evil: :cry: :cry: :cry:


me minus the beginning parts :|

OCI scares the shit out of me. It starts on Monday. :shock: :| :(

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby letsdoit » Thu Aug 02, 2012 10:53 am

Anonymous User wrote:Got all excited because I got a call from Washington, D.C. Turned out it was a recruiter confirming an off-campus program interview.


yeah, i pretty much check my phone every 2-3 minutes, same with my school email (even though its set to import to gmail, i don't trust the 30-45 minute delay)....this is driving me crazy.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby reformed calvinist » Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:40 am

Tuesday at 9 am...I see if I got any interviews. Hopefully. Maybe a few CBs. Just want one offer...that's all I need...can only take one anyway...

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby jessuf » Thu Aug 02, 2012 11:40 am

i refresh my e-mail constantly. it's unhealthy. this refreshing never ends: lsat scores, acceptances, grades, transfer acceptances, jaerbs. BLAH.

just got another ding. mmmm.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby adammac17 » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:03 pm

So I'm moving on to a secondary market I think I have ties to. My mom and little brother moved to said market about 4-5 years ago. Im planning on changing my resume etc to list their address as mine but do I need to include something in my cover letter about "xyz town feels like home to me now - this is where I want to end up"?

Also, is "my mommy lives there" a legit enough "tie" to a secondary market?

FYI, non Chicago, fairly big midwestern market.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:08 pm

adammac17 wrote:So I'm moving on to a secondary market I think I have ties to. My mom and little brother moved to said market about 4-5 years ago. Im planning on changing my resume etc to list their address as mine but do I need to include something in my cover letter about "xyz town feels like home to me now - this is where I want to end up"?

Also, is "my mommy lives there" a legit enough "tie" to a secondary market?

FYI, non Chicago, fairly big midwestern market.


In my experience in a fairly big non chicago midwestern market, yes. you need to emphasize ties and be ready to defend those ties in interviews. i constantly get asked if i really want to return to this market since i went to ug and law school out of the area, even though my parents still live there and i worked there for half of my summer.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby crossarmant » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:14 pm

Jessuf wrote:i refresh my e-mail constantly. it's unhealthy. this refreshing never ends: lsat scores, acceptances, grades, transfer acceptances, jaerbs. BLAH.

just got another ding. mmmm.

At least you're getting dings. I'm getting dead air from every job I apply to.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby jessuf » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:22 pm

crossarmant wrote:
Jessuf wrote:i refresh my e-mail constantly. it's unhealthy. this refreshing never ends: lsat scores, acceptances, grades, transfer acceptances, jaerbs. BLAH.

just got another ding. mmmm.

At least you're getting dings. I'm getting dead air from every job I apply to.


my dings take forever to roll in. once, i got a ding within 24 hours. usually, it's 3 weeks later.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 02, 2012 12:42 pm

Got a CB through mass mailing. Told them I transferred to a school where they do visit for OCI. Was told to try to get a screener with them at OCI instead. :(

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 02, 2012 1:46 pm

80 NYC letters going out today. Will bring my total up to 100. So far, 1 screener, 1 ding, and silence.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby crossarmant » Thu Aug 02, 2012 1:58 pm

Anonymous User wrote:80 NYC letters going out today. Will bring my total up to 100. So far, 1 screener, 1 ding, and silence.

Stats?

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 02, 2012 2:01 pm

CLS transfer from a Midwestern T30 (top 7%).

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby FeelTheHeat » Thu Aug 02, 2012 4:23 pm

Is there a decent topic floating around on TLS about the process of mass-mailing? Resume Launchpad looks extremely useful, but I'd like a little more info on what to put in my packet, the process, etc.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 02, 2012 4:40 pm

Simpson Thacher ding today. Finally at least got a ding from somebody.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 02, 2012 5:36 pm

Loeb & Loeb (Century City office) ding a few days back. I don't know if they're even taking SAs this year.

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Re: Summer 2013 Non-OCI Job Hunt (Mass Mail, Job Fairs, etc)

Postby target » Thu Aug 02, 2012 9:34 pm

sorry for a silly question, but do you guys list journal under "Honor" or "Activities?" I currently have it under activities, but someone's recently told me to list it under honor. Now, I am not sure what is the proper way to display it.

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