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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby 071816 » Sat Sep 22, 2012 1:16 pm

I haven't heard back from Sheppard Mullin LA since the screener. Fucking weird.

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:39 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Well, I guess OCI is pretty much done. I have a feeling this year was more competitive that last year.

What's your basis for this assertion, good sir/madam?

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:54 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Well, I guess OCI is pretty much done. I have a feeling this year was more competitive that last year.

What's your basis for this assertion, good sir/madam?



I underperformed my numbers (top 1/3, although I did have some interviewing problems), I know people on LR that struck out, and people on LR with 1 offer.

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 23, 2012 1:56 pm

chimp wrote:I haven't heard back from Sheppard Mullin LA since the screener. Fucking weird.


I got my snail mail ding after screener long ago. But at this point if you didn't get a callback after a screener, they prob forgot or it got lost in the mail.

I emailed two firms, which didn't get back to me after screener, that I wanted to see if I can get a callback interview with before I accept another firm's offer. Got email rejections within the hour.

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 23, 2012 2:31 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Well, I guess OCI is pretty much done. I have a feeling this year was more competitive that last year.

What's your basis for this assertion, good sir/madam?



I underperformed my numbers (top 1/3, although I did have some interviewing problems), I know people on LR that struck out, and people on LR with 1 offer.

Was this not the case last year?

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 23, 2012 4:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Well, I guess OCI is pretty much done. I have a feeling this year was more competitive that last year.

What's your basis for this assertion, good sir/madam?



I underperformed my numbers (top 1/3, although I did have some interviewing problems), I know people on LR that struck out, and people on LR with 1 offer.

Was this not the case last year?


Class sizes were also a little smaller

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 24, 2012 9:08 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any word on offers from Holland and Knight (LA)?


I just got a snail mail ding from HK in SF. My CB was over a month ago.

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 25, 2012 10:23 pm

Seems like almost everything is settled now?

Anyone else screwed?

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:05 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Seems like almost everything is settled now?

Anyone else screwed?


Just got another CB with a V100 firm, and one last week with a NALP firm, after basically striking out at OCI. Keep trying!

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 26, 2012 2:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Seems like almost everything is settled now?

Anyone else screwed?


Just got another CB with a V100 firm, and one last week with a NALP firm, after basically striking out at OCI. Keep trying!

In LA? Mass mail or resume drops?

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:05 pm

It's definitely not over yet -- I know of at least three USC students who have gotten CBs over the last two weeks. Keep at it!

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:It's definitely not over yet -- I know of at least three USC students who have gotten CBs over the last two weeks. Keep at it!

Hmm, that's encouraging, I guess.

I wish I knew which firms these were that were still looking.

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:55 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:It's definitely not over yet -- I know of at least three USC students who have gotten CBs over the last two weeks. Keep at it!

Hmm, that's encouraging, I guess.

I wish I knew which firms these were that were still looking.

There are plenty of firms that are still looking. Keep mass mailing. Also, apply to firms in secondary markets where you have ties. I got a few CBs this way. Don't focus solely on LA if you can avoid it. The LA market is competitive as fuck.

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Lasers » Wed Sep 26, 2012 3:56 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:It's definitely not over yet -- I know of at least three USC students who have gotten CBs over the last two weeks. Keep at it!

Hmm, that's encouraging, I guess.

I wish I knew which firms these were that were still looking.

There are plenty of firms that are still looking. Keep mass mailing. Also, apply to firms in secondary markets where you have ties. I got a few CBs this way. Don't focus solely on LA if you can avoid it. The LA market is competitive as fuck.

well my secondary is SF...which is probably in far worse shape than LA.

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:05 pm

Lasers wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:It's definitely not over yet -- I know of at least three USC students who have gotten CBs over the last two weeks. Keep at it!

Hmm, that's encouraging, I guess.

I wish I knew which firms these were that were still looking.

There are plenty of firms that are still looking. Keep mass mailing. Also, apply to firms in secondary markets where you have ties. I got a few CBs this way. Don't focus solely on LA if you can avoid it. The LA market is competitive as fuck.

well my secondary is SF...which is probably in far worse shape than LA.

True. I have decent ties to the bay and haven't been able to land a single interview there via mass mailing thus far.

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby stoogesreal » Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:03 am

PM me if you go to UCLA and you need to sublet your place this summer, because you got a job elsewhere. and, congrats!

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I wish I knew which firms these were that were still looking.


Venable and Mayer Brown have interviewed people from resume books within the last week. Make sure you're signed up for all of the resume books. If you have a high GPA or Law Review or both, you should be a much rarer commodity at this point. If I hear of any more interviews being handed out I'll come back and post them. Good luck!

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 06, 2012 4:48 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I wish I knew which firms these were that were still looking.


Venable and Mayer Brown have interviewed people from resume books within the last week. Make sure you're signed up for all of the resume books. If you have a high GPA or Law Review or both, you should be a much rarer commodity at this point. If I hear of any more interviews being handed out I'll come back and post them. Good luck!

Wtf is a resume book?

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby DildaMan » Sat Oct 06, 2012 7:34 pm

Lasers wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:It's definitely not over yet -- I know of at least three USC students who have gotten CBs over the last two weeks. Keep at it!

Hmm, that's encouraging, I guess.

I wish I knew which firms these were that were still looking.

There are plenty of firms that are still looking. Keep mass mailing. Also, apply to firms in secondary markets where you have ties. I got a few CBs this way. Don't focus solely on LA if you can avoid it. The LA market is competitive as fuck.

well my secondary is SF...which is probably in far worse shape than LA.


So true.

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:49 pm

Pisses me off that some OCI firms don't respond at all after the screening interview. Shitty etiquette.

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 15, 2012 3:37 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Pisses me off that some OCI firms don't respond at all after the screening interview. Shitty etiquette.

Tell me about it...

Anyone hear from Akin Gump recently?

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 15, 2012 6:05 pm

Anybody know of any major firms that still haven't filled their 2013 summer class?

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 18, 2012 5:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anybody know of any major firms that still haven't filled their 2013 summer class?

I guess not.

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 18, 2012 6:20 pm

Akin still has a spot

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Re: USC / UCLA OCI 2012

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:27 pm

Were any USC people contacted by Akin Gump from their resume collect posting on symplicity?




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