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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby GertrudePerkins » Sun Aug 26, 2012 8:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:do we have to respond within days to voicemail post-cb offers or can we just wait around a couple weeks or at least till we get the paper offer in the mail. by the way, how long do we have to wait for the actual paper offer in the mail?
Other 3Ls should chime in if they had a different experience, but I don't think I received post-cb snail mail offers, just calls. You should acknowledge the voicemail and at least contact their legal recruiting office. You don't have to accept or decline, but you should acknowledge.

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:do we have to respond within days to voicemail post-cb offers or can we just wait around a couple weeks or at least till we get the paper offer in the mail. by the way, how long do we have to wait for the actual paper offer in the mail?


I am sending a thank you e-mail. I think it is a a nice thing to do.

I haven't finished callbacks and still haven't decided. do you think it's ok form to respond by email saying thank you very much, i'm very happy to receive offer and am considering options and will be in touch shortly.. that sort of thing?

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 26, 2012 10:49 pm

GertrudePerkins wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:do we have to respond within days to voicemail post-cb offers or can we just wait around a couple weeks or at least till we get the paper offer in the mail. by the way, how long do we have to wait for the actual paper offer in the mail?
Other 3Ls should chime in if they had a different experience, but I don't think I received post-cb snail mail offers, just calls. You should acknowledge the voicemail and at least contact their legal recruiting office. You don't have to accept or decline, but you should acknowledge.

Multiple places said, offer letter will be sent in the mail.

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 9:32 am

Do some places just reject you post-screener by never following up? I've still got nothing but radio silence from 11 firms...I assume they're all dings, but it seems kind of lame if they don't even email.

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:25 am

Ropes Boston offers have started...

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:44 am

Has anyone heard from Wilmer Boston yet?

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 10:56 am

Anonymous User wrote:Do some places just reject you post-screener by never following up? I've still got nothing but radio silence from 11 firms...I assume they're all dings, but it seems kind of lame if they don't even email.


I assume it's some combination of never hearing back, slow-arriving snail mail dings, and being stuck in a massive "waitlist/maybe" pile that will never actually get used (resulting in snail mail dings a month after they already knew).

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:41 am

Anonymous User wrote:Ropes Boston offers have started...

Damn...I hope they haven't finished :(

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:50 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Do some places just reject you post-screener by never following up? I've still got nothing but radio silence from 11 firms...I assume they're all dings, but it seems kind of lame if they don't even email.


I assume it's some combination of never hearing back, slow-arriving snail mail dings, and being stuck in a massive "waitlist/maybe" pile that will never actually get used (resulting in snail mail dings a month after they already knew).

firms definitely do have a waitlist / maybe pile. I got a ding two weeks after everyone else heard back from a firm with a small/selective summer class

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 2:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Ropes Boston offers have started...

Damn...I hope they haven't finished :(


Yeah.. you just ruined my otherwise fine day.

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:11 pm

I asked my host firm what they would consider to be a reasonable meal budget. They said that people in the past have used common sense, so they haven't felt the need to set a budget. My host firm last week didn't have a formal policy either, but the recruiting person with whom I spoke said offhand that she thought up to $15 for breakfast and up to $70 for dinner would be reasonable. $70 sounded a bit high to me. Any input as to what other firms seem to consider reasonable?

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I asked my host firm what they would consider to be a reasonable meal budget. They said that people in the past have used common sense, so they haven't felt the need to set a budget. My host firm last week didn't have a formal policy either, but the recruiting person with whom I spoke said offhand that she thought up to $15 for breakfast and up to $70 for dinner would be reasonable. $70 sounded a bit high to me. Any input as to what other firms seem to consider reasonable?


I've seen $20 breakfast, $25 lunch, $40 dinner.

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 3:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:do we have to respond within days to voicemail post-cb offers or can we just wait around a couple weeks or at least till we get the paper offer in the mail. by the way, how long do we have to wait for the actual paper offer in the mail?


I am sending a thank you e-mail. I think it is a a nice thing to do.

I haven't finished callbacks and still haven't decided. do you think it's ok form to respond by email saying thank you very much, i'm very happy to receive offer and am considering options and will be in touch shortly.. that sort of thing?


That is basically what I am saying.

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:31 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Ropes Boston offers have started...


Any more reported besides this one??

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 4:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard from Wilmer Boston yet?


Wilmer Boston today

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:17 pm

Offers from Debevoise, Ropes and Gray, WilmerHale, and S&C. All NYC. Received all offers day of or day after callback interview.

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:25 pm

Any word from any other Boston offices/firms?

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:32 pm

Any offer movement in DC?

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:39 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Offers from Debevoise, Ropes and Gray, WilmerHale, and S&C. All NYC. Received all offers day of or day after callback interview.


Debe interview today or no?

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:57 pm

Does anyone know if a firm will pay for your travel/hotel again for a second look?

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby wik557 » Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I asked my host firm what they would consider to be a reasonable meal budget. They said that people in the past have used common sense, so they haven't felt the need to set a budget. My host firm last week didn't have a formal policy either, but the recruiting person with whom I spoke said offhand that she thought up to $15 for breakfast and up to $70 for dinner would be reasonable. $70 sounded a bit high to me. Any input as to what other firms seem to consider reasonable?


I've seen $50 for dinner from two firms. I agree that $70 is pretty high.

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:38 pm

just be warned, to demonstrate the "range" of budgets that exist, my NY host firm had 30-35 as reasonable for dinner.

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 6:57 pm

starting to kind of freak out about not having an offer yet.. thought today was the day they would start rolling in. Maybe I shouldve applied in NYC just for my own sanity.

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 7:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:starting to kind of freak out about not having an offer yet.. thought today was the day they would start rolling in. Maybe I shouldve applied in NYC just for my own sanity.


I'm with you. But I really, really didn't want to go to New York...even for a callback.

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Re: HLS 2012 EIP Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:16 pm

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