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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby a11 1n » Fri Aug 03, 2012 10:09 am

The deadline has been extended to Sunday :?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 03, 2012 2:00 pm

Since they've extended bidding, thought I would post. Transfer, targeting only NYC, focused on lit. Top 10% at T30, wrote onto a secondary. Ideas for what to do with the leftover bids (or is it OK not to use them)? Should I add another market?

1. Mayer Brown
2. Paul Hastings
3. Milbank
4. Mofo
5. Hughes Hubbard
6. Dechert
7. Stroock
8. Cadwalader
9. Cooley
10. Jones Day
11. Freshfields
12. Shearman
13. K&L Gates
14. Curtis Mallet
15. Sheppard Mullin
16. Orrick
17. Pillsbury
18. Bryan Cave
19. Proskauer
20. Hogan Lovells
21. Sidley
22. Fried Frank
23. Weil
24. K & E
25. Latham
26. Paul Weiss
27. Ropes & Gray
28. Skadden
29. Foley & Lardner
30. STB
31. Cravath
32. Davis Polk
33. Debevoise
34. Sullivan & Cromwell
35. Gunderson Dettmer
36. Wilson Sonsini
37. Schiff Hardin (These last 3 are basically “why not” bids)

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Emma. » Fri Aug 03, 2012 3:58 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Since they've extended bidding, thought I would post. Transfer, targeting only NYC, focused on lit. Top 10% at T30, wrote onto a secondary. Ideas for what to do with the leftover bids (or is it OK not to use them)? Should I add another market?


Seems like you might be aiming a little low. Also, why would you bother bidding Gunderson of you want lit?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 04, 2012 11:26 am

178, 3 yrs of work experience in banking. probably want to do transactional/corporate work. bidding primarily NY, with some big Chicago firms here and there. any thoughts? i'd like to interview with most of top ny firms if possible, but wasn't sure if i would get them if i bid around 20ish.

1 Cleary Gottlieb NY 42
2 Gibson Dunn NY 11
3 Shearman & Sterling NY 21
4 Sidley Austin Chicago 84
5 Ropes & Gray NY 42 (shared)
6 Baker & McKenzie Chicago 21
7 Milbank NY 21
8 Orrick NY 21
9 Paul Hastings NY 11
10 McDermott Will & Emery Chicago 63
11 Simpson Tatcher NY 52
12 Cadwalader NY 21
13 Debevoise NY 63
14 Davis Polk NY 41
15 MoFo NY 21
16 Latham Watkins NY 31
17 Fried Frank Harris NY 42
18 Paul Weiss NY 42
19 Kirkland NY 21
20 Skadden NY 42
21 Sullivan & Cromwell NY 42
22 Weil Gotshal NY 21
23 Mayer Brown Chicago 63
24 Allen & Overy NY 22 (shared)
25 Cravath NY 34
26 Jenner & Block Chicago 63
27 Freshfields NY 21 (shared)
28 Jones Day NY 21
29 DLA Piper Chicago 21 (shared)
30 Dechert NY 21

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:37 pm

Emma. wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Since they've extended bidding, thought I would post. Transfer, targeting only NYC, focused on lit. Top 10% at T30, wrote onto a secondary. Ideas for what to do with the leftover bids (or is it OK not to use them)? Should I add another market?


Seems like you might be aiming a little low. Also, why would you bother bidding Gunderson of you want lit?


Agreed. 2013 transfer here and something like 70% of the transfer class last year had at least one v10 offer. Aim higher.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Emma. » Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:178, 3 yrs of work experience in banking. probably want to do transactional/corporate work. bidding primarily NY, with some big Chicago firms here and there. any thoughts? i'd like to interview with most of top ny firms if possible, but wasn't sure if i would get them if i bid around 20ish.

1 Cleary Gottlieb NY 42
2 Gibson Dunn NY 11
3 Shearman & Sterling NY 21
4 Sidley Austin Chicago 84
5 Ropes & Gray NY 42 (shared)
6 Baker & McKenzie Chicago 21
7 Milbank NY 21
8 Orrick NY 21
9 Paul Hastings NY 11
10 McDermott Will & Emery Chicago 63
11 Simpson Tatcher NY 52
12 Cadwalader NY 21
13 Debevoise NY 63
14 Davis Polk NY 41
15 MoFo NY 21
16 Latham Watkins NY 31
17 Fried Frank Harris NY 42
18 Paul Weiss NY 42
19 Kirkland NY 21
20 Skadden NY 42
21 Sullivan & Cromwell NY 42
22 Weil Gotshal NY 21
23 Mayer Brown Chicago 63
24 Allen & Overy NY 22 (shared)
25 Cravath NY 34
26 Jenner & Block Chicago 63
27 Freshfields NY 21 (shared)
28 Jones Day NY 21
29 DLA Piper Chicago 21 (shared)
30 Dechert NY 21


You generally won't get all of your top 20, and then often just a smattering of interviews above the top 20, so if there are firms that are your top choices, bid them lower than 20.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Bildungsroman » Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:10 pm

Man, I stayed up late on Thursday to get my bidlist ready and sure enough the deadline gets pushed back. I know moving the deadline didn't make me any worse off, but it's still weird that OCS would move the deadline with just 4 hours left.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby gyarados » Sat Aug 04, 2012 8:18 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:Man, I stayed up late on Thursday to get my bidlist ready and sure enough the deadline gets pushed back. I know moving the deadline didn't make me any worse off, but it's still weird that OCS would move the deadline with just 4 hours left.

Unprofessional as fuck. Not that OCS was previously known for their professionalism.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:24 am

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby a11 1n » Mon Aug 06, 2012 11:37 am

Anonymous User wrote:
gyarados wrote:
Bildungsroman wrote:Man, I stayed up late on Thursday to get my bidlist ready and sure enough the deadline gets pushed back. I know moving the deadline didn't make me any worse off, but it's still weird that OCS would move the deadline with just 4 hours left.

Unprofessional as fuck. Not that OCS was previously known for their professionalism.


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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 08, 2012 5:52 pm

anyone know when bids are supposed to come out?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Bildungsroman » Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:anyone know when bids are supposed to come out?

I heard Friday.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:23 pm

does anyone have an idea of how many screeners are considered to be average?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Xifeng » Wed Aug 08, 2012 6:36 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:anyone know when bids are supposed to come out?

I heard Friday.


The OCI schedule says Friday, and Paul Woo said he'd email us when they're released.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby gyarados » Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:13 pm

Anonymous User wrote:does anyone have an idea of how many screeners are considered to be average?

I've heard you typically get most of your top 20 and a scattering after that. So 25-30?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Haymarket » Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:55 pm

gyarados wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:does anyone have an idea of how many screeners are considered to be average?

I've heard you typically get most of your top 20 and a scattering after that. So 25-30?

We've been told to expect about 14-16 of our top 20 and the rest is a crap shoot.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Bildungsroman » Wed Aug 08, 2012 7:57 pm

Haymarket wrote:
gyarados wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:does anyone have an idea of how many screeners are considered to be average?

I've heard you typically get most of your top 20 and a scattering after that. So 25-30?

We've been told to expect about 14-16 of our top 20 and the rest is a crap shoot.

Some of us, like myself, didn't really understand or care how things worked and will likely get many fewer as a result of bidding like a stupid.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Haymarket » Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:38 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
Haymarket wrote:
gyarados wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:does anyone have an idea of how many screeners are considered to be average?

I've heard you typically get most of your top 20 and a scattering after that. So 25-30?

We've been told to expect about 14-16 of our top 20 and the rest is a crap shoot.

Some of us, like myself, didn't really understand or care how things worked and will likely get many fewer as a result of bidding like a stupid.

I just bid Wachtell for my top 15 bids. That's good, right?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby JollyGreenGiant » Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:46 pm

Haymarket wrote:I just bid Wachtell for my top 15 bids. That's good, right?

Wachtell didn't even fill up for our class. We'll see if you 2Ls strive harder. :D

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Haymarket » Wed Aug 08, 2012 8:49 pm

JollyGreenGiant wrote:
Haymarket wrote:I just bid Wachtell for my top 15 bids. That's good, right?

Wachtell didn't even fill up for our class. We'll see if you 2Ls strive harder. :D

I plan on walking into my Wachtell screener with a half finished beer, chugging the rest in front of the interviewer, and then sitting down lounging with my arm over the back of the chair.

ALPHA. AS. FUCK.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Bildungsroman » Wed Aug 08, 2012 10:49 pm

Haymarket wrote:
JollyGreenGiant wrote:
Haymarket wrote:I just bid Wachtell for my top 15 bids. That's good, right?

Wachtell didn't even fill up for our class. We'll see if you 2Ls strive harder. :D

I plan on walking into my Wachtell screener with a half finished beer, chugging the rest in front of the interviewer, and then sitting down lounging with my arm over the back of the chair.

ALPHA. AS. FUCK.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby a11 1n » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:18 am

Just got the email that bid results are up!

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:24 am

Does anyone else's symplicity OCI schedule page say "No records found"?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby anewaphorist » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:28 am

Best of luck, all!

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Re: UChicago OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 09, 2012 11:29 am

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone else's symplicity OCI schedule page say "No records found"?


mine tooo ------ so freaking out!!




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