GULC 2012 EIW

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Number of screeners and callbacks received (don't vote until you're sure)

5-7 screeners
2
2%
8-10 screeners
4
4%
11-13 screeners
5
4%
14-16 screeners
12
11%
17+ screeners
37
33%
0 callbacks
6
5%
1-2 callbacks
14
13%
3-4 callbacks
5
4%
5-6 callbacks
5
4%
7+ callbacks
22
20%
 
Total votes: 112

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby jessuf » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:02 pm

mr_toad wrote:
Jessuf wrote:did anyone go to the OCI orientation thing today?


As you can see above, I went. It was not extremely useful, however, at least for those of us who have been doing real prep/research for EIW. Hiring partner panel could have been interesting, but the answers were too safe and obvious. GPA is important. If low GPA (i.e., below firm median hiring GPA), address it. Don't say you want to do something that our firm at x location doesn't really do.

Oh, and advice from OCS: don't make out with SO at hotel. Don't answer telephone during interview.

Really? You needed 90 minutes of my time to tell me those things?



I was moving today and couldn't go. Each morning, do I just go somewhere in the lobby to find out who is holding hospitality suites and where, as well as where my interviews will be?

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby mr_toad » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:06 pm

Interview locations are posted inside the hotel, shouldn't be too tough to find those and there will be tons of people to ask. Firms holding hospitality suites are listed en masse on the OCI web page and I'm guessing will the locations will also be posted in the hotel. This was not something that was emphasized much today.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby jessuf » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:13 pm

mr_toad wrote:Interview locations are posted inside the hotel, shouldn't be too tough to find those and there will be tons of people to ask. Firms holding hospitality suites are listed en masse on the OCI web page and I'm guessing will the locations will also be posted in the hotel. This was not something that was emphasized much today.


ok, thanks!

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby sambeber » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:25 pm

Jessuf wrote:
mr_toad wrote:Interview locations are posted inside the hotel, shouldn't be too tough to find those and there will be tons of people to ask. Firms holding hospitality suites are listed en masse on the OCI web page and I'm guessing will the locations will also be posted in the hotel. This was not something that was emphasized much today.


ok, thanks!


Another gem from OCS today: don't go to the hospitality suites just to get something to eat... try to like, talk to somebody.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby chipchip » Sat Aug 11, 2012 10:55 pm

^ You would be surprised how much I saw this happening two years ago. It's quite sad. Just be normal in the suites. As normal as you can be. And eat the food and pick up the swag. Just try not to go to an interview afterward with said swag.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby jessuf » Sun Aug 12, 2012 9:46 pm

Dumb question: Do we knock on the interview room door when it's our time, or do we just stand outside and wait to be summoned?

Also, does anyone know if we'll have wifi access in the hotel? I don't mind paying, but I'd like to be able to brush up on stuff during my breaks when I'm not at a hospitality suite.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby vinnievanlowe » Sun Aug 12, 2012 10:01 pm

Not sure about wifi, but there is a student section with computers downstairs. Additionally, school is super close so you can just go across the street if you have some time.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby M1_42 » Mon Aug 13, 2012 6:26 am

Jessuf wrote:Dumb question: Do we knock on the interview room door when it's our time, or do we just stand outside and wait to be summoned?

Also, does anyone know if we'll have wifi access in the hotel? I don't mind paying, but I'd like to be able to brush up on stuff during my breaks when I'm not at a hospitality suite.


According to OCS:
Knock at your time, the interviewers aren't really going to keep track

Yes to wifi, cards with the password in the student lounge

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby jessuf » Mon Aug 13, 2012 12:07 pm

M1_42 wrote:
Jessuf wrote:Dumb question: Do we knock on the interview room door when it's our time, or do we just stand outside and wait to be summoned?

Also, does anyone know if we'll have wifi access in the hotel? I don't mind paying, but I'd like to be able to brush up on stuff during my breaks when I'm not at a hospitality suite.


According to OCS:
Knock at your time, the interviewers aren't really going to keep track

Yes to wifi, cards with the password in the student lounge



Thanks! I saw the signs about knocking this morning, but the wifi will really help me prep for interviews.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 13, 2012 8:48 pm

Well... that was a shit show. Hope everyone had fun.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIWl

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:06 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Well... that was a shit show. Hope everyone had fun.


Eh I guess I did fine, I don't know. I'm gonna crawl into a hole and die. Until tomorrow.

In other news, fuck those elevators. Seriously. Not only did they take 20 minutes one way, you were guaranteed at least one awkward meeting with a prior interviewer.

Anyone else get any interviews through hospitality suites? Got one from Covington.
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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby jessuf » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:17 pm

I barely got to go to any. I had pretty much back to back interviews from 8:40 to 5:20. I had a two hour break from 12-1:40. I tried to go to as many as possible but only made it to about 6 or so (all firms I already had interviews scheduled with). I wanted to show my face in case they were keeping track of which interviewees had showed, but zero did. Tomorrow, I'm hitting up only firms I didn't get interviews with.

Edit: talking about hospitality suites here.

Also was anyone starving all day long? It's awkward to grab a sandwich at a hospitality suite and chat while eating, and I couldn't take stuff to go because I was rushing to my next interview or another suite.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:26 pm

Jessuf wrote:I barely got to go to any. I had pretty much back to back interviews from 8:40 to 5:20. I had a two hour break from 12-1:40. I tried to go to as many as possible but only made it to about 6 or so (all firms I already had interviews scheduled with). I wanted to show my face in case they were keeping track of which interviewees had showed, but zero did. Tomorrow, I'm hitting up only firms I didn't get interviews with.

Edit: talking about hospitality suites here.

Also was anyone starving all day long? It's awkward to grab a sandwich at a hospitality suite and chat while eating, and I couldn't take stuff to go because I was rushing to my next interview or another suite.


Same thinking with hospitality suites. When I mentioned I had an interview, the recruiters didn't seem interested in meeting with me. But I got an interview with one firm just by walking in, saying "I know you're probably full, but I wanted to drop off my resume just in case," shaking hands, and walking out.

And I ate nothing from 8:30-6:00pm.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby mr_toad » Mon Aug 13, 2012 9:28 pm

I had a bagel with nothing on it at noon. Otherwise nothing from 7.30 am until 6:15 pm at reception. Beer. Was definitely TCR.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 13, 2012 11:18 pm

When do you guys think the first callback offers will begin? Tuesday night? Anyone want to make a guess as to which firm/s? :D

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby mr_toad » Mon Aug 13, 2012 11:19 pm

One London firm already did a callback offer today (not to me)... but I had six interviews and heard nothing. I'm guessing tomorrow latest for NYC firms, end of next week for everyone else....

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 13, 2012 11:29 pm

mr_toad wrote:One London firm already did a callback offer today (not to me)... but I had six interviews and heard nothing. I'm guessing tomorrow latest for NYC firms, end of next week for everyone else....


Clifford Chance?

I hear 24-hr turnaround is standard for NY.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby xcountryjunkie » Mon Aug 13, 2012 11:49 pm

Last year, all my CB's were after 2-3 days. All were NYC. Take from that what you will.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:20 am

xcountryjunkie wrote:Last year, all my CB's were after 2-3 days. All were NYC. Take from that what you will.

OMM SF callback via email.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby jessuf » Tue Aug 14, 2012 10:30 am

The cricket chirp should be my theme song.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:02 pm

Invite to Gibson Dunn dinner. Have heard different things about ramifications of this, but pretty stoked.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:17 pm

Invited to Sheppard Mullin dinner. First sign of success all week.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:51 pm

which Sheppard Mullin office did you interview with? Does the dinner seem to be firmwide or for a specific location(s)

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 14, 2012 1:53 pm

Anonymous User wrote:which Sheppard Mullin office did you interview with? Does the dinner seem to be firmwide or for a specific location(s)


DC. Seemed specific to the area but not sure.

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Re: GULC 2012 EIW

Postby xcountryjunkie » Tue Aug 14, 2012 2:17 pm

For all of you fellow GULCers going through EIW right now, I thought you'd be interested in the new Vault summer program rankings that came out today.

Best overall:
1) Williams and Connolly (DC)
2) Hughes Hubbard (NY)
3) Akin Gump (DC)
4) Venable (DC)
5) Dickstein Shapiro (DC)
6) Linklaters (NY)
6) Kasowitz Benson (NY)
7) Shook Hardy (KC)
8) Ropes & Gray (Boston)
9) Baker & Hostetler (Cleveland)
10) Finnegan Henderson (DC)

Most Fun:
1) Kasowitz Benson (NY)
2) Ropes & Gray (Boston)
3) Shook Hardy (KC)
4) Alston & Bird (ATL)
5) Irell & Manella (LA)
6) Linklaters (NY)
7) Hughes Hubbard (NY)
8) Skadden (NY)
9) Gibson Dunn (LA)
10) Akin Gump (DC)

Best Prepares for Practice:
1) Williams & Connolly (DC)
2) Venable (DC)
3) Cravath (NY)
4) Hughes Hubbard (NY)
5) Akin Gump (DC)
6) Dickstein Shapiro (DC)
6) Baker & Hostetler (Cleveland)
8) Carlton Fields (Tampa)
9) Wachtell (NY)
10) Finnegan Henderson (DC)

http://www.vault.com/wps/portal/usa/ran ... gYear=2013




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