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Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 04, 2012 6:09 pm

Since I didn't see one, I started one. Everyone ready? Two more days...

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:09 pm

I'm personally about to have a nervous breakdown. How is everyone else? And how many screeners do you guys have?

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 04, 2012 7:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm personally about to have a nervous breakdown. How is everyone else? And how many screeners do you guys have?

Very nervous as well, 20 screeners here.

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:50 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I'm personally about to have a nervous breakdown. How is everyone else? And how many screeners do you guys have?

Very nervous as well, 20 screeners here.


What. How did you get so many?
Did you get it by independently reaching out?

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:51 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I'm personally about to have a nervous breakdown. How is everyone else? And how many screeners do you guys have?

Very nervous as well, 20 screeners here.


What. How did you get so many?
Did you get it individually?

Lucky I guess. I don't think 20 was that uncommon.

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I'm personally about to have a nervous breakdown. How is everyone else? And how many screeners do you guys have?

Very nervous as well, 20 screeners here.


What. How did you get so many?
Did you get it individually?

Lucky I guess. I don't think 20 was that uncommon.



Now I'm upset, ha. Lottery system sucks.

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 04, 2012 10:57 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Now I'm upset, ha. Lottery system sucks.

How many did you get?

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 04, 2012 11:16 pm

Anonymous User wrote:20 as well here. Last 3 were by reaching out to firms and saying "can i has interview plz?". Seriously, it might not be too late to reach out right now, although the firms will want to see your grades first.

But damn, you'd think cornell can either subsidize our hotel rooms or negotiate a discount with someone in the area, no?

edit: so anyone walking into this thing with a few callbacks under your belt? :)

Should have done this, now I feel regret and shame.

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 04, 2012 11:19 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:20 as well here. Last 3 were by reaching out to firms and saying "can i has interview plz?". Seriously, it might not be too late to reach out right now, although the firms will want to see your grades first.

But damn, you'd think cornell can either subsidize our hotel rooms or negotiate a discount with someone in the area, no?

edit: so anyone walking into this thing with a few callbacks under your belt? :)



Do you mind sharing what range of Vault rankings those firms were that responded positively?

v4-v11, according to the most recent rankings

edit: you have to send in your resume and transcript to have a shot though.

Yeah, mind sharing around what GPA you had? I'm guessing top 10%?

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 05, 2012 1:18 am

Reaching out isn't necessary. The big firms have hospitality suites. If they like you, they'll give you a screener. At the very least you'll walk out with free swag. 8)

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:46 am

Anonymous User wrote:Reaching out isn't necessary. The big firms have hospitality suites. If they like you, they'll give you a screener. At the very least you'll walk out with free swag. 8)


I hope this proves true.

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Lincoln » Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:50 am

Anonymous User wrote:Reaching out isn't necessary. The big firms have hospitality suites. If they like you, they'll give you a screener. At the very least you'll walk out with free swag. 8)


3L here. I recommend visiting the hospitality suites of firms you want. Usually there will be one or two 3Ls there you'll recognize. Ask them who the recruiting person is, walk up to that person, hand them your resume, introduce yourself and say "I bid on you but didn't get a screener. Is there any possibility you could fit me into the interviewers' schedule?" Worst case scenario: you wasted 5 minutes and walked out with a water bottle or something. Best case: you get another screener and possibly a CB. Don't do this with everyone; select a few firms within your range. And needless to say, you definitely don't want to waste their time by not being prepared if they actually offer you a screener.

Good luck, all!

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:53 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Reaching out isn't necessary. The big firms have hospitality suites. If they like you, they'll give you a screener. At the very least you'll walk out with free swag. 8)


3L here. I recommend visiting the hospitality suites of firms you want. Usually there will be one or two 3Ls there you'll recognize. Ask them who the recruiting person is, walk up to that person, hand them your resume, introduce yourself and say "I bid on you but didn't get a screener. Is there any possibility you could fit me into the interviewers' schedule?" Worst case scenario: you wasted 5 minutes and walked out with a water bottle or something. Best case: you get another screener and possibly a CB. Don't do this with everyone; select a few firms within your range. And needless to say, you definitely don't want to waste their time by not being prepared if they actually offer you a screener.

Good luck, all!

If they offer you a screener do they give you the screener on the spot?

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Lincoln » Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:55 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Reaching out isn't necessary. The big firms have hospitality suites. If they like you, they'll give you a screener. At the very least you'll walk out with free swag. 8)


3L here. I recommend visiting the hospitality suites of firms you want. Usually there will be one or two 3Ls there you'll recognize. Ask them who the recruiting person is, walk up to that person, hand them your resume, introduce yourself and say "I bid on you but didn't get a screener. Is there any possibility you could fit me into the interviewers' schedule?" Worst case scenario: you wasted 5 minutes and walked out with a water bottle or something. Best case: you get another screener and possibly a CB. Don't do this with everyone; select a few firms within your range. And needless to say, you definitely don't want to waste their time by not being prepared if they actually offer you a screener.

Good luck, all!

If they offer you a screener do they give you the screener on the spot?


They'll generally fit you in when the interviewer has an opening. That may be at lunch, at the end of the day, or whatever. Sometimes you can even get lucky and get a CB, but that's relatively rare.

But even before that, if you are approaching a firm to say you specifically wanted to interview with them, it's a good idea to have an idea of why.

Edit: I think they usually call you after they have had a chance to look at you resume.

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:55 pm

One day down two to go. How soon can we expect callbacks?

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 06, 2012 7:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:One day down two to go. How soon can we expect callbacks?



You mean you haven't gotten any calls yet? Awkward....


(Kidding. Probably some time between tonight and tomorrow night.)

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 06, 2012 8:58 pm

schulte roth called tonight for a callback for someone i know.

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 06, 2012 10:21 pm

Any Cravath callback yet?

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 07, 2012 1:20 am

Cravath callbacks have started.

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Re: Cornell AJF Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 07, 2012 7:53 am

Davis Polk and Cleary began last night




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