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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby somewhatwayward » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:26 am

Anonymous User wrote:so it is time to freak out if you don't have callbacks right?


what the above poster said about markets is true, but either way, you should be mass mailing.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:44 am

So I take it that if I haven't heard back from Weil, Latham, Debevoise, Paul Weiss, and DPW (all NY) by now, I should be expecting dings pretty soon?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:47 am

somewhatwayward wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:so it is time to freak out if you don't have callbacks right?


what the above poster said about markets is true, but either way, you should be mass mailing.



Any template for mass mailing?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby somewhatwayward » Thu Aug 16, 2012 11:56 am

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somewhatwayward wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:so it is time to freak out if you don't have callbacks right?


what the above poster said about markets is true, but either way, you should be mass mailing.



Any template for mass mailing?


my recommendation is to paste a short cover letter in the email (see template below) and then attach resume and transcript. email it to the recruiter, and in the subject line put 'Columbia 2L (Stone - if applicable) seeking SA position'. begin with NLJ 250 firms in your target markets that did not come to EIP, then ones that did come to EIP, then smaller firms you find on NALP. here is the template:

Dear Ms. ________,

I am [a Stone scholar, if applicable] entering my 2L year at Columbia Law School, and I am interested in a summer associate position at _________ in New York City. I am attaching my resume and my transcript for your consideration.

This summer I was a legal intern at ________. At ________, I [describe what you did; eg, interviewed clients, conducted legal research, and wrote memoranda]. At Columbia Law School, I [insert relevant extracurriculars or journal stuff; eg, I am participating in a transactional clinic, and I am also a member of the Human Rights Law Review.]

I would welcome the opportunity to interview with _________. Please feel free to contact me at (xxx) xxx-xxxx or joelawstudent@lawschool.edu. I appreciate your consideration, and I hope to hear from you soon. Thanks _______

you can add a little more detail in the second paragraph than my example

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:18 pm

sigh...what happened to all these NY places dammit. what the heck did i do wrong during oci. this is stupid crazy and i did well in school too

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby somewhatwayward » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:sigh...what happened to all these NY places dammit. what the heck did i do wrong during oci. this is stupid crazy and i did well in school too


you could be in a no-man's range where lower ranked firms think you'll get higher-ranked ones, and you just miss the cutoff at higher-ranked firms. also, the new curve is probably throwing some firms for a loop. they may be less impressed by "good grades." what does "well in school" mean? 3.4x? 3.5x?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:33 pm

Anyone heard from MoFo MB?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:40 pm

Dinged from STB via email (VL)

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:50 pm

Are you still in the clear if you don't have a ding? Did anyone even hear from Weil? I thought they were all busy with their crazy tour of 4 different law schools in one week.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:17 pm

Did everyone who interviewed at McKinsey get a CB?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Did everyone who interviewed at McKinsey get a CB?


Got one here. Friend of mine also got one.

Anyone thinking of going to R1?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:47 pm

Any word from Milbank MD?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:50 pm

any word from WEIL.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 1:52 pm

Anecdotal report of one Weil callback. None myself nor any others.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:52 pm

Cadwalader. Interviewer: EH

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 2:55 pm

Dings for McKinsey and Bingham Boston TC. My phone started buzzing and got my hopes up, but it was just text-spam about a class action payout. At least something legal is going my way.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:37 pm

SomeWhatWayward is a boss.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 4:05 pm

something is going way wrong...how come i have no callbacks this is impossible!!! i have decent grades and i know those interviews went very well!!!!

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 4:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:something is going way wrong...how come i have no callbacks this is impossible!!! i have decent grades and i know those interviews went very well!!!!


Not that I expect my comment to have any effect, but here I go: It is still too early to freak out. Most firms haven't finished sending out callbacks yet. Even at the end of next week there is still hope. The only firms you know for sure you didn't get are the ones that ding you. Go enjoy summertime in New York instead of checking TLS.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 4:25 pm

Anyone hear from Latham ny interviewer SA?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 4:52 pm

Any anecdotal word from big NorCal firms? Mofo, WSGR?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:anyone heard from williams and connolly at all? how long did the 3Ls wait last year for DC firms?


no w&c but am very curious about dc firms as well... have heard of CBs at steptoe, willkie, kirkland, hughes, & boies. have heard of dings at akin, crowell, wilmerhale, and jones day. any others?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any anecdotal word from big NorCal firms? Mofo, WSGR?


CB from MoFo SF and Latham SF so far.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:56 pm

Hughes Hubbard NY rejection letter in the mail today. Crossing my fingers for those of you still waiting on them!

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Re: Columbia EIP 2012 Superthread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:12 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Any anecdotal word from big NorCal firms? Mofo, WSGR?


CB from MoFo SF and Latham SF so far.


Mofo interviewer EM?




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