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October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:38 pm

Had 6 callbacks (NYC), 1 rejection, and silence from the rest so far... hoping to hear stories of October offers to lift my spirits. Feeling pretty low right now.

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Had 6 callbacks (NYC), 1 rejection, and silence from the rest so far... hoping to hear stories of October offers to lift my spirits. Feeling pretty low right now.


i'm with you OP... still have 4 (NY) cbs outstanding...

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:44 pm

There's been a lot of talks about this in threads, but firms seem to be taking much longer to get back to people. It's probably (1)a result of being more selective and (2) wanting to be extra careful to not over recruit the class.

I had my first offer 3 weeks after waiting.

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 27, 2012 10:50 pm

Had a callback the first week of September, just got an offer from it today. Keep your chin up.

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Re: October Offers?

Postby thegrayman » Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:51 am

Anonymous User wrote:Had a callback the first week of September, just got an offer from it today. Keep your chin up.


Congrats! Still waiting on some very stale cb's myself, hope they work out well.

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:21 pm

Let's keep this thread alive and hope for some good news this week!

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 01, 2012 9:55 pm

Last year, I had a callback on October 10th with a NYC V60. I got an offer on October 18th.

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:04 pm

I declined an OCI screener* with a V10 back in August and just got an email from them today offering me a phone interview. Seems like that might indicate their yield is lower than normal?

*between bidding on the firms and actually interviewing at OCI, my 1L firm came through with the 2L offer.

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:17 pm

hang in there, i got invited to 2 CBs today (one V50). already accepted an offer so I had to decline.

T25, top 25%, secondary journal

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 01, 2012 10:29 pm

Anonymous User wrote:hang in there, i got invited to 2 CBs today (one V50). already accepted an offer so I had to decline.

T25, top 25%, secondary journal


When did you apply to these firms and was it mass mail or OCI?

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Renne Walker » Tue Oct 02, 2012 12:48 am

During the past week there have been a surge of offers. I have a couple of median friends with multiple offers, once they decline, those firms will be making more offers. My guess is that October is still in play to be an eventful month.

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:15 am

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Anonymous User wrote:hang in there, i got invited to 2 CBs today (one V50). already accepted an offer so I had to decline.

T25, top 25%, secondary journal


When did you apply to these firms and was it mass mail or OCI?


Bump - I'd also like to know what happened here.

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 02, 2012 11:49 am

If possible, can you specify firm names using the anon feature? Thanks!

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 02, 2012 7:59 pm

Anonymous User wrote:If possible, can you specify firm names using the anon feature? Thanks!


+1

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 02, 2012 8:00 pm

Got one today! (won't name firm, but it is big in small secondary market)

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:23 pm

Also got one today in NY. Don't give up hope!

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:34 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Also got one today in NY. Don't give up hope!


One this Monday. They're still coming in.

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:39 pm

I'm at the point where I am really considering accepting the offer I have now (in an area I wouldn't find horrible, but just not as good as elsewhere) and just reneging if I get a firm I really want. Everyone is taking so damn long and all.

I hate the concept of reneging, but it's my career and future . . .

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:42 pm

congrats to those getting offers this week. were these from callbacks long ago?

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 02, 2012 9:51 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:hang in there, i got invited to 2 CBs today (one V50). already accepted an offer so I had to decline.

T25, top 25%, secondary journal


When did you apply to these firms and was it mass mail or OCI?


Bump - I'd also like to know what happened here.



Baker Botts (NY), SNR Denton (DC)

both from mass mail using ResumeLaunchpad

edit: mass mail was about 2.5 weeks ago. I picked up a couple of other screeners that led to one CB too

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:34 pm

Offer today in NY, CB two weeks ago (scheduled mid August)

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Renne Walker » Wed Oct 03, 2012 2:28 am

Anonymous User wrote:I'm at the point where I am really considering accepting the offer I have now (in an area I wouldn't find horrible, but just not as good as elsewhere) and just reneging if I get a firm I really want. Everyone is taking so damn long and all.

I hate the concept of reneging, but it's my career and future . . .

I have known several people in that situation. They phoned the bigger/better firm and said they had an offer and were up against a deadline. In most every instance the firm gave them a quick response. . . but they do ask what firm made you the offer (just tell them).

FWIW: Although anecdotal, from what I hear, reneging is not a concept, it is the kiss of death, especially if it is in the same market.

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 03, 2012 11:07 am

Renne Walker wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I'm at the point where I am really considering accepting the offer I have now (in an area I wouldn't find horrible, but just not as good as elsewhere) and just reneging if I get a firm I really want. Everyone is taking so damn long and all.

I hate the concept of reneging, but it's my career and future . . .

I have known several people in that situation. They phoned the bigger/better firm and said they had an offer and were up against a deadline. In most every instance the firm gave them a quick response. . . but they do ask what firm made you the offer (just tell them).

FWIW: Although anecdotal, from what I hear, reneging is not a concept, it is the kiss of death, especially if it is in the same market.


I am the poster you replied to. The firms are in two completely different markets, at least (hence why one pays basically double the other).

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Re: October Offers?

Postby lawschoofoo » Wed Oct 03, 2012 12:50 pm

Offer on Monday from unexpected callback last Wednesday. October offers do happen, and I know there are a bunch of firms still sifting through applications/callbacks/etc.

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Re: October Offers?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:29 pm

lawschoofoo wrote:I know there are a bunch of firms still sifting through applications/callbacks/etc


Would you mind sharing with us the names of any of these firms?




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