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PlessFightsFire
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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby PlessFightsFire » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:04 pm

Your thread is annoying. Without school rank range, V firm range, market and a sense of your grades only questions that you can ask are super general and there are already great threads on.

If your gonna be anonymous give us that stuff, have you said or revealed a single thing that would be a problem if outed?

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Old Gregg » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:09 pm

He's just here to talk about how awesome he is. That is the only purpose of this thread.

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby rad lulz » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:11 pm

Does your shit smell better than mine?

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby ShitLawOrBust » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:24 pm

PlessFightsFire wrote:Your thread is annoying. Without school rank range, V firm range, market and a sense of your grades only questions that you can ask are super general and there are already great threads on.

If your gonna be anonymous give us that stuff, have you said or revealed a single thing that would be a problem if outed?


+1 this thread is useless

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby delusional » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:28 pm

PlessFightsFire wrote:Your thread is annoying. Without school rank range, V firm range, market and a sense of your grades only questions that you can ask are super general and there are already great threads on.

If your gonna be anonymous give us that stuff, have you said or revealed a single thing that would be a problem if outed?
Oh great, another TLS prestige whore talking about if he's not top 10% at Yale his advice is worthless... Except his advice would be worthless if he was, because then he wouldn't know about getting offers from a challenging position. Another reason it's a dumb thread is that it's an anonymous poster who might be at the bottom of his class at Touro and which person with any dignity would want to take advice from such a troglodyte. But to make matters worse, he's threatening to crowd out all the dozens of other threads offering to take questions about OCI from people with better publicized numbers and more high quality prestige.

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby PlessFightsFire » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:36 pm

delusional wrote:
PlessFightsFire wrote:Your thread is annoying. Without school rank range, V firm range, market and a sense of your grades only questions that you can ask are super general and there are already great threads on.

If your gonna be anonymous give us that stuff, have you said or revealed a single thing that would be a problem if outed?
Oh great, another TLS prestige whore talking about if he's not top 10% at Yale his advice is worthless... Except his advice would be worthless if he was, because then he wouldn't know about getting offers from a challenging position. Another reason it's a dumb thread is that it's an anonymous poster who might be at the bottom of his class at Touro and which person with any dignity would want to take advice from such a troglodyte. But to make matters worse, he's threatening to crowd out all the dozens of other threads offering to take questions about OCI from people with better publicized numbers and more high quality prestige.


No.

It just allows you to evaluate how solid they are. I mean if he was top 5% at T20 and got offers from undesirable market, less prestigious firm his advice would be less interesting. If he was median at a Tier 1 and landed a V100 then I would want to know alot about his interview technique and what he did to set himself apart.

Not a prestige thing just a I kno the basic mechanics thing and I want to evaluate your credibility as a source.

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Old Gregg » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:37 pm

delusional wrote:
PlessFightsFire wrote:Your thread is annoying. Without school rank range, V firm range, market and a sense of your grades only questions that you can ask are super general and there are already great threads on.

If your gonna be anonymous give us that stuff, have you said or revealed a single thing that would be a problem if outed?
Oh great, another TLS prestige whore talking about if he's not top 10% at Yale his advice is worthless... Except his advice would be worthless if he was, because then he wouldn't know about getting offers from a challenging position. Another reason it's a dumb thread is that it's an anonymous poster who might be at the bottom of his class at Touro and which person with any dignity would want to take advice from such a troglodyte. But to make matters worse, he's threatening to crowd out all the dozens of other threads offering to take questions about OCI from people with better publicized numbers and more high quality prestige.


Um... What?

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby ru2486 » Thu Aug 09, 2012 8:42 pm

Fresh Prince wrote:
delusional wrote:
PlessFightsFire wrote:Your thread is annoying. Without school rank range, V firm range, market and a sense of your grades only questions that you can ask are super general and there are already great threads on.

If your gonna be anonymous give us that stuff, have you said or revealed a single thing that would be a problem if outed?
Oh great, another TLS prestige whore talking about if he's not top 10% at Yale his advice is worthless... Except his advice would be worthless if he was, because then he wouldn't know about getting offers from a challenging position. Another reason it's a dumb thread is that it's an anonymous poster who might be at the bottom of his class at Touro and which person with any dignity would want to take advice from such a troglodyte. But to make matters worse, he's threatening to crowd out all the dozens of other threads offering to take questions about OCI from people with better publicized numbers and more high quality prestige.


Um... What?


i think there's some sarcasm in there, but i'm not sure, my assburgers is acting up today

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:29 am

OP here... in the interest of keeping this from devolving into what most threads on this godforsaken site become, HERE:

1) Major Market T10-T20
2) Grades were above median, but barely.
3) No journal, non-URM, minimal work experience (1L summer intern at a PI org).
4) Had 6 callbacks and 4 offers from firms ranging from V100 to V10.

I made this thread to be helpful to those who were nervous about OCI or genuinely had questions. I guess you can't really avoid the heckling on this website, though.

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby 071816 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:34 am

Anonymous User wrote:OP here... in the interest of keeping this from devolving into what most threads on this godforsaken site become, HERE:

1) Major Market T10-T20
2) Grades were above median, but barely.
3) No journal, non-URM, minimal work experience (1L summer intern at a PI org).
4) Had 6 callbacks and 4 offers from firms ranging from V100 to V10.

I made this thread to be helpful to those who were nervous about OCI or genuinely had questions. I guess you can't really avoid the heckling on this website, though.

UCLA?

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Master Tofu » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:35 am

Anonymous User wrote:OP here... in the interest of keeping this from devolving into what most threads on this godforsaken site become, HERE:

1) Major Market T10-T20
2) Grades were above median, but barely.
3) No journal, non-URM, minimal work experience (1L summer intern at a PI org).
4) Had 6 callbacks and 4 offers from firms ranging from V100 to V10.

I made this thread to be helpful to those who were nervous about OCI or genuinely had questions. I guess you can't really avoid the heckling on this website, though.


This is not meaningful without height and weight information. Please provide, thanks.

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby 071816 » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:35 am

Master Tofu wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:OP here... in the interest of keeping this from devolving into what most threads on this godforsaken site become, HERE:

1) Major Market T10-T20
2) Grades were above median, but barely.
3) No journal, non-URM, minimal work experience (1L summer intern at a PI org).
4) Had 6 callbacks and 4 offers from firms ranging from V100 to V10.

I made this thread to be helpful to those who were nervous about OCI or genuinely had questions. I guess you can't really avoid the heckling on this website, though.


This is not meaningful without height and weight information. Please provide, thanks.

and social security number.

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:38 am

chimp wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:OP here... in the interest of keeping this from devolving into what most threads on this godforsaken site become, HERE:

1) Major Market T10-T20
2) Grades were above median, but barely.
3) No journal, non-URM, minimal work experience (1L summer intern at a PI org).
4) Had 6 callbacks and 4 offers from firms ranging from V100 to V10.

I made this thread to be helpful to those who were nervous about OCI or genuinely had questions. I guess you can't really avoid the heckling on this website, though.

UCLA?


No.

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby thesealocust » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:47 am

Anonymous User wrote:OP here... in the interest of keeping this from devolving into what most threads on this godforsaken site become, HERE:

1) Major Market T10-T20
2) Grades were above median, but barely.
3) No journal, non-URM, minimal work experience (1L summer intern at a PI org).
4) Had 6 callbacks and 4 offers from firms ranging from V100 to V10.

I made this thread to be helpful to those who were nervous about OCI or genuinely had questions. I guess you can't really avoid the heckling on this website, though.


This is all very interesting, but how much do you squat? Let's quantify the progress in absolute terms we all understand, like pounds on a bar through full ROM.

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 10, 2012 1:51 am

thesealocust wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:OP here... in the interest of keeping this from devolving into what most threads on this godforsaken site become, HERE:

1) Major Market T10-T20
2) Grades were above median, but barely.
3) No journal, non-URM, minimal work experience (1L summer intern at a PI org).
4) Had 6 callbacks and 4 offers from firms ranging from V100 to V10.

I made this thread to be helpful to those who were nervous about OCI or genuinely had questions. I guess you can't really avoid the heckling on this website, though.


This is all very interesting, but how much do you squat? Let's quantify the progress in absolute terms we all understand, like pounds on a bar through full ROM.


500, ATG

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:15 am

i don't know what more to talk about at a callback interview, to be honest.

i mean, during the screener, topics like the summer associate program, mentorship/training, firm culture and vibe, and the firm's outlook were already discussed. i guess i could ask the same questions or slightly more specific ones, but i don't see how i could have enough questions to carry a callback interview that lasts around 30 minutes or how the interviews all wouldn't be the same crap over and over.

also, during a callback interview, do the interviewers still ask you questions about your resume/standard interview questions?

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:40 am

My resume has changed (new duties at my job) since I turned it in through Simplicity for OCI. Do they look at the resume you provide them through simplicity, or at the one that you give them during the meeting?

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby kenji » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:12 am

TLS tries to shit up another good thread. This fuckin site....

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby moneybagsphd » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:15 am

kenji wrote:TLS tries to shit up another good thread. This fuckin site....

hai OP.

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 10, 2012 3:58 am

Anonymous User wrote:i don't know what more to talk about at a callback interview, to be honest.

i mean, during the screener, topics like the summer associate program, mentorship/training, firm culture and vibe, and the firm's outlook were already discussed. i guess i could ask the same questions or slightly more specific ones, but i don't see how i could have enough questions to carry a callback interview that lasts around 30 minutes or how the interviews all wouldn't be the same crap over and over.

also, during a callback interview, do the interviewers still ask you questions about your resume/standard interview questions?


*ANSWER*
Ideally you won't be spinning stock questions and answers on repeat for 5 or 6 thirty minute interviews. You should be finding a common ground or unique attribute about your interviewer. Maybe they are a scotch afficianado. Maybe they go to every Bears game. One of my interviewers was a prolific author. Finding these topics is always going to make the callback pass by quickly. It's hard to explain this one much better. You're either going to come across these topics naturally or not at all.

But, if your interviewer transitions to your resume or experience, you need to make the transition with them. The interviewer sets the tone. If they are going to shoot the breeze, then so are you. If they want to switch over to your summer at the ACLU, you need to show them that you can make the instant shift from more relaxed to serious.

In all things callback, you need to find your base level of professionalism and never dip below it. The worst horror stories I heard from last year's callbacks involved people getting too comfortable in the interviewer's office, then letting some stupid comment slip. Your interviewer needs to know that you won't embarrass them if they take you to dinner with a partner. Convince them of that.

And yes, callbacks often can play out a lot like a screener. some interviews are just going to suck. The interviewer will be playing by the book, and the half hour will drag on. In that situation, don't be afraid of your OCI stock answers and questions. The difference between the crappy callback and the crappy screener is that you'll have had much more time to research that firm in particular and the person interviewing you. Thus, filling the time shouldn't be any more of a challenge.

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:05 am

Anonymous User wrote:My resume has changed (new duties at my job) since I turned it in through Simplicity for OCI. Do they look at the resume you provide them through simplicity, or at the one that you give them during the meeting?


Describe the change. Is it positive or negative?

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby thesealocust » Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:10 am

Anonymous User wrote:My resume has changed (new duties at my job) since I turned it in through Simplicity for OCI. Do they look at the resume you provide them through simplicity, or at the one that you give them during the meeting?


*ANSWER*
Don't give the interviewer an updated resume. You're locked in with the initial resume.

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 10, 2012 6:55 am

from your general observations during screeners/callbacks, were there noticable differences in personality/behavior/interview style between interviewers who practiced in corporate vs lit?

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby taxnstuff » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:45 am

*QUESTION*
WHICH BEARS ARE BEST

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Re: Recent SA taking Callback and OCI questions

Postby Lincoln » Fri Aug 10, 2012 9:48 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:My resume has changed (new duties at my job) since I turned it in through Simplicity for OCI. Do they look at the resume you provide them through simplicity, or at the one that you give them during the meeting?


*ANSWER*
Don't give the interviewer an updated resume. You're locked in with the initial resume.


If this is for CBs, I disagree. Email it to the recruiting staff, and ask that they provide that resume to your interviewers instead.




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