Second Semester DISASTER: NO CHANCE?

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CamdenLights
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Second Semester DISASTER: NO CHANCE?

Postby CamdenLights » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:26 pm

T-2,

First Semester: A, A, A-, B

Second Semester: B+, B+, B, D (I was sick for this exam)

Summer Semester: Replaced the "D" with a B- (did not study and had to commute 2.5 hours each way 4 days a week)

Overall GPA: 3.33

4 Big Law Firm Interviews: Any chance? Or expect laughter?

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TTH
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Re: Second Semester DISASTER: NO CHANCE?

Postby TTH » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:32 pm

Be prepared to discuss the grade drop and give a compelling reason for them to ignore it (and not just the D).

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thesealocust
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Re: Second Semester DISASTER: NO CHANCE?

Postby thesealocust » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:33 pm

You're not unemployable, but unless that 3.33 puts you in the top segment of your class at your T2 I'd say biglaw is out of the question (as it is for almost everyone at a T2).

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kalvano
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Re: Second Semester DISASTER: NO CHANCE?

Postby kalvano » Fri Aug 03, 2012 1:38 pm

Where does a 3.33 put you rank-wise? It varies by school.

CamdenLights
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Re: Second Semester DISASTER: NO CHANCE?

Postby CamdenLights » Fri Aug 03, 2012 6:35 pm

Top 30%. I will explain but not expecting squat. It'll be a good opportunity to practice interviewing.

memo2partner
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Re: Second Semester DISASTER: NO CHANCE?

Postby memo2partner » Fri Aug 03, 2012 9:58 pm

CamdenLights wrote:Top 30%. I will explain but not expecting squat. It'll be a good opportunity to practice interviewing.


Biglaw aint happening brah.




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