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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:19 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear back from Mayer Brown Chicago after CBs?


Nothing here for me. Let me know if you hear.


Crickets after CB 1.5 weeks ago

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 10:23 am

Anonymous User wrote:News from Proskauer LA / Ivins DC / Dechert NY? (good or bad)


I've heard other people heard good news from Dechert.

I got nothing from Ivins.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:00 pm

Just talked to someone who had a post-screener ding from the Portland/Seattle Perkins Coie office (still radio silence for me). Did anyone get/hear of anyone getting CBs from them?

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Just talked to someone who had a post-screener ding from the Portland/Seattle Perkins Coie office (still radio silence for me). Did anyone get/hear of anyone getting CBs from them?


Invited to the dinner, no word since.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:32 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Just talked to someone who had a post-screener ding from the Portland/Seattle Perkins Coie office (still radio silence for me). Did anyone get/hear of anyone getting CBs from them?


Invited to the dinner, no word since.

Well, I didn't even get invited to a dinner, so that probably describes my chances pretty accurately.

eta: was the dinner all offices? Portland/Seattle were interviewing separately from the others.
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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 2:33 pm

has anyone gotten an offer from shearman yet?

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:01 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Just talked to someone who had a post-screener ding from the Portland/Seattle Perkins Coie office (still radio silence for me). Did anyone get/hear of anyone getting CBs from them?


Invited to the dinner, no word since.

Well, I didn't even get invited to a dinner, so that probably describes my chances pretty accurately.

eta: was the dinner all offices? Portland/Seattle were interviewing separately from the others.


Just to add to the confusion, I got a PDX/SEA PC CB without any invitation for dinner. As a heads up, they're infamous for being deliberate (read: slow) in their choices, so non-rejection actually may mean you're still in contention, unlike everywhere else where it means the ding is in the mail.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:02 pm

While we are on the subject of Perkins, quite the nerve of them to ding me and then ask for information for their records two weeks later with a promise to get back to me soon...

ETA: Just got re-dinged
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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:02 pm

Ding from MBHB via snail mail

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby IAFG » Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:While we are on the subject of Perkins, quite the nerve of them to ding me and then ask for information for their records two weeks later with a promise to get back to me soon...

ETA: Just got re-dinged

That's really annoying BUT you have something marketable, obviously. Just keep grinding.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:13 pm

FWIW, Perkins may have had some problems calculating its yield this year. At one - possibly more - school, its interviewer had to reschedule to video interviews, causing mass cancellations from interviewees who couldn't get to the videoconferencing place and get to their next interview on time.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:33 pm

Any recent Chadbourne movement?

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:12 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear back from Mayer Brown Chicago after CBs?


Nothing here for me. Let me know if you hear.


Crickets after CB 1.5 weeks ago

Received an offer a few hours ago.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 7:25 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Ding from MBHB via snail mail


Same. I never got around to sending them my undergrad transcripts.

(nothing good could have come from it)

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 9:37 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Just talked to someone who had a post-screener ding from the Portland/Seattle Perkins Coie office (still radio silence for me). Did anyone get/hear of anyone getting CBs from them?


Invited to the dinner, no word since.


invited to the dinner, too, then dinged the other day (portland). no word on seattle, but obviously i'm not optimistic.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:16 pm

Sidley (Chi) movement- Received an offer this morning. The woman I spoke with implied that Sidley's Northwestern recruitment team just met for this first time in a while to make decisions. My CB was on 8/23, so don't discount yourself if you also had a CB long ago and haven't heard yet!

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 12:49 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear back from Mayer Brown Chicago after CBs?


Nothing here for me. Let me know if you hear.


Crickets after CB 1.5 weeks ago

Received an offer a few hours ago.



When was your CB?

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:03 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone hear back from Mayer Brown Chicago after CBs?


Nothing here for me. Let me know if you hear.


Received an offer a few hours ago.



When was your CB?

8/29

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:26 pm

Jones Day Chicago offer. CB last Friday

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Jones Day Chicago offer. CB last Friday

congrats!

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 5:33 pm

mbhb snail mail ding

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:56 am

Anyone get any love from Cadwalader or Chadbourne?

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 12:24 pm

Since OCI is now over and I would imagine that responses are slowing to a trickle, would folks be interested in sharing tips/results for next year's class?

I wish I had known that one firm would ask about my undergrad GPA. As a sub-3.0 splitter, I basically sputtered for a while. What I should have done was explain quickly what it was and why, and then point to my NU GPA, which was, unsurprisingly, better. So, future splitters, have a decent canned answer for that question just in case.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 12:32 pm

My tip is to have a computer or ipad with you to look up firms/interviewers, since sometimes you don't get the correct name ahead of time.

Also, arrive at least 15 minutes early to cool down, fix your hair, find the room, get a drink of water, etc.

Have more than one suit and several (3+) shirts and don't take them to the cleaners at the same time.

Also, don't be sick with a raging fever (this will probably out me :P ) If you ARE sick, do nothing except interviews and interview research. Don't unpack if you just got back to town, don't move apartments, don't go out, get your groceries and meals delivered, and SLEEP as much as you can so you only ruin 2-3 days of OCI instead of a week. If you do have an interview in the midst of a horrible fever sweat, explain it to the interviewers so they don't think you were late and sprinted there.

Have a printer at home. SO much stress avoided by not having to use campus printers. The lowest wireless Brother laser printer that does automatic duplex is one of the best $80 I've ever spent.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby IAFG » Fri Sep 06, 2013 12:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Since OCI is now over and I would imagine that responses are slowing to a trickle, would folks be interested in sharing tips/results for next year's class?

I wish I had known that one firm would ask about my undergrad GPA. As a sub-3.0 splitter, I basically sputtered for a while. What I should have done was explain quickly what it was and why, and then point to my NU GPA, which was, unsurprisingly, better. So, future splitters, have a decent canned answer for that question just in case.

Not to be a bitch but... you really didn't foresee that this would come up?




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