Can summer work make up for medianish grades?

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vamedic03
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Re: Can summer work make up for medianish grades?

Postby vamedic03 » Tue May 14, 2013 11:04 pm

KidStuddi wrote:
Cavalier wrote:What if it's a really prestigious summer job?


This is like asking if taking a summer class at Harvard during undergrad will make up for a weak GPA. It won't.

There is no such thing as a prestigious summer job. Especially for a 1L. Spending 8-12 weeks doing piecemeal research and writing assignments will not materially improve your chances of getting a job through OCI. The only way your 1L summer is anything but a talking point during an OCI interview is if your 1L firm gives you an offer to come back.


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Re: Can summer work make up for medianish grades?

Postby thesealocust » Tue May 14, 2013 11:48 pm

vamedic03 wrote:
KidStuddi wrote:
Cavalier wrote:What if it's a really prestigious summer job?


This is like asking if taking a summer class at Harvard during undergrad will make up for a weak GPA. It won't.

There is no such thing as a prestigious summer job. Especially for a 1L. Spending 8-12 weeks doing piecemeal research and writing assignments will not materially improve your chances of getting a job through OCI. The only way your 1L summer is anything but a talking point during an OCI interview is if your 1L firm gives you an offer to come back.


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Shouldn't you be billing or something?




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