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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 10, 2013 8:49 am

Is anyone still waiting to go on a CB?

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:36 am

Anonymous User wrote:Thanks. May I ask when/from whom you heard about 10/18? Someone mentioned in late Sept. that decisions would be out "in a week or two" and someone else mentioned "first or second week of Oct.," so I'm just wondering why the change.


recruiter and interviewer. they want to comply with NALP deadline.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:45 am

Thanks, although, I'm not certain I understand the logic behind that. Don't they want to give out offers as early as possible before the 11/1 deadline so that, if they're turned down, they still have time to give an offer to someone else?

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 10, 2013 9:55 am

Yes, that's why they plan to extend offers before or at latest on the 18th.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

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Anonymous User wrote:Thanks, although, I'm not certain I understand the logic behind that. Don't they want to give out offers as early as possible before the 11/1 deadline so that, if they're turned down, they still have time to give an offer to someone else?


Which practice group are you waiting to hear back from?

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

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Anonymous User wrote:Yes, that's why they plan to extend offers before or at latest on the 18th.


and as of last week, they were still in the process of cb's.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

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Anonymous User wrote:Yes, that's why they plan to extend offers before or at latest on the 18th.


and as of last week, they were still in the process of cb's.


I guess we shouldn't be too surprised. They seem really busy. It took weeks for people to get a callback.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

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Anonymous User wrote:Yes, that's why they plan to extend offers before or at latest on the 18th.


and as of last week, they were still in the process of cb's.


I guess we shouldn't be too surprised. They seem really busy. It took weeks for people to get a callback.


Precisely lol!

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 14, 2013 12:24 pm

news, anyone?

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 14, 2013 12:41 pm

know of an offer at NYU. extended in early september. no knowledge on specifics of offer.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

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Anonymous User wrote:know of an offer at NYU. extended in early september. no knowledge on specifics of offer.


Was it accepted?

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:13 pm

Talked to them recently. They said this will be the last week of interviews and they'll make decisions next week and we'll hear then. I have also heard a couple of people got earlier offers.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

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Anonymous User wrote:Talked to them recently. They said this will be the last week of interviews and they'll make decisions next week and we'll hear then. I have also heard a couple of people got earlier offers.


Do you know those ppl personally who received offers or is it hearsay? And they are currently still interviewing?? Geez!

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

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Anonymous User wrote:Talked to them recently. They said this will be the last week of interviews and they'll make decisions next week and we'll hear then. I have also heard a couple of people got earlier offers.


Do you know those ppl personally who received offers or is it hearsay? And they are currently still interviewing?? Geez!


Hearsay. Yeah they said this is the last week though. I'm not sure if they are interviewing everyday or for what offices. I'm not sure what the yield rate is so they probably have to interview a lot. I'm assuming many(most) people have SA offers that they could accept. Not sure if this is accurate. A few people from my school work there and they all had SAs.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:10 pm

Thanks for the update. Would you happen to know which group(s) they are still interviewing for? I'm surprised at how many people they're interviewing/how long CBs are taking. I'm also surprised that they would give out some early offers and choose to wait till the rest of the CBs are done before making a decision. I haven't heard of firms splitting their decision-making process that way.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 15, 2013 11:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Thanks for the update. Would you happen to know which group(s) they are still interviewing for? I'm surprised at how many people they're interviewing/how long CBs are taking. I'm also surprised that they would give out some early offers and choose to wait till the rest of the CBs are done before making a decision. I haven't heard of firms splitting their decision-making process that way.


My summer firm did. We have a small class and we gave some offers out very quickly then we had a few more CBs then gave out a couple more offers. I actually don't think it's all that weird. Many firms don't give out all their offers at once.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 16, 2013 12:45 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Talked to them recently. They said this will be the last week of interviews and they'll make decisions next week and we'll hear then. I have also heard a couple of people got earlier offers.


Do you know those ppl personally who received offers or is it hearsay? And they are currently still interviewing?? Geez!


Hearsay. Yeah they said this is the last week though. I'm not sure if they are interviewing everyday or for what offices. I'm not sure what the yield rate is so they probably have to interview a lot. I'm assuming many(most) people have SA offers that they could accept. Not sure if this is accurate. A few people from my school work there and they all had SAs.


Thank you for the update! It is weird because I don't think they want to yield more than 5 people anyway. So I don't understand why they are interviewing so many people.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 16, 2013 6:32 pm

5 at the most? I thought it was 5-8. At least I think that's what they said in my CB IIRC.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 16, 2013 7:07 pm

Anonymous User wrote:5 at the most? I thought it was 5-8. At least I think that's what they said in my CB IIRC.


Did they give you a division by practice group. I was under the impression: CSM&A, 2; Litigation, 2; and IP, 1.

Please do correct me, if I'm wrong.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 17, 2013 3:35 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:5 at the most? I thought it was 5-8. At least I think that's what they said in my CB IIRC.


Did they give you a division by practice group. I was under the impression: CSM&A, 2; Litigation, 2; and IP, 1.

Please do correct me, if I'm wrong.


Where do those numbers come from? I heard the 5-8 from an associate who I interviewed with, so you can take that with a grain of salt.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 17, 2013 4:41 pm

I'm also beginning to seriously question what I read here. One person said responses would come "first or second week of october." Another person said "on or before the 18th," which is tomorrow. Then someone else said they're still interviewing this week, so not till next week. These 3 possibilities are mutually exclusive.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

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Anonymous User wrote:I'm also beginning to seriously question what I read here. One person said responses would come "first or second week of october." Another person said "on or before the 18th," which is tomorrow. Then someone else said they're still interviewing this week, so not till next week. These 3 possibilities are mutually exclusive.


I was the person who said the 1st or second week of October. I heard that from HP recruiting. I wrote them again this week because I hadn't heard and they said they still had to interview people this week but they'd make decisions by next week. Things change sometimes. I know it's hard to believe but companies don't go by our schedules they go by their own. Also just because recruiting says something it's not gospel. They don't decide anything they just relay information. They aren't perfect, but I'll just stop posting information so as not to confuse you.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 17, 2013 7:12 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I'm also beginning to seriously question what I read here. One person said responses would come "first or second week of october." Another person said "on or before the 18th," which is tomorrow. Then someone else said they're still interviewing this week, so not till next week. These 3 possibilities are mutually exclusive.


I was the person who said the 1st or second week of October. I heard that from HP recruiting. I wrote them again this week because I hadn't heard and they said they still had to interview people this week but they'd make decisions by next week. Things change sometimes. I know it's hard to believe but companies don't go by our schedules they go by their own. Also just because recruiting says something it's not gospel. They don't decide anything they just relay information. They aren't perfect, but I'll just stop posting information so as not to confuse you.


There's no need to be rude and snarky. If you're going to be updating information anonymously, you might as well make things clear and explain that HP said one thing before, but now that their plans have changed, there is the new deadline. Hearing 3 mutually exclusive timelines from 3 anonymous sources IS confusing.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:11 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I'm also beginning to seriously question what I read here. One person said responses would come "first or second week of october." Another person said "on or before the 18th," which is tomorrow. Then someone else said they're still interviewing this week, so not till next week. These 3 possibilities are mutually exclusive.


I was the person who said the 1st or second week of October. I heard that from HP recruiting. I wrote them again this week because I hadn't heard and they said they still had to interview people this week but they'd make decisions by next week. Things change sometimes. I know it's hard to believe but companies don't go by our schedules they go by their own. Also just because recruiting says something it's not gospel. They don't decide anything they just relay information. They aren't perfect, but I'll just stop posting information so as not to confuse you.


There's no need to be rude and snarky. If you're going to be updating information anonymously, you might as well make things clear and explain that HP said one thing before, but now that their plans have changed, there is the new deadline. Hearing 3 mutually exclusive timelines from 3 anonymous sources IS confusing.


Dude! Relax. We are just relaying information as we hear it. Things change. That's life. Deal with it.

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Re: HP First Year Attorney Program

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 17, 2013 9:14 pm

Point taken! I do appreciate the updates. Thank you.




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