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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 6:23 pm

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If I haven't gotten a ding email from Katten yet, does that mean I might still be in the running?


Just got a Katten email ding fyi, so they are still sending them. They might still be giving cbs too though, you're still in the running until you're not.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby 09042014 » Wed Aug 21, 2013 6:26 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Haha, 5 dings over here, at least they just crush your hope quickly as opposed to letting it die quietly (looking at you Kirkland).


Don't worry, you'll get the email with a ding letter attached as a PDF, soon enough.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 6:34 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Haha, 5 dings over here, at least they just crush your hope quickly as opposed to letting it die quietly (looking at you Kirkland).


Don't worry, you'll get the email with a ding letter attached as a PDF, soon enough.


Schiff's version of this is my favorite so far. E-mail read: "Your attention is invited to the attached letter." no greeting, no signature.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 6:41 pm

Latham snail mail ding today. Last paragraph says that they hope I do not stop pursuing them and that a lot of 3Ls get jobs with them. Buuuuut they kind of came off as the world's largest fraternity during my screener, soooo....this is goodbye, Latham. Later, BRO!

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby bk1 » Wed Aug 21, 2013 6:47 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Last paragraph says that they hope I do not stop pursuing them

This is pretty common for form rejection letters.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby 09042014 » Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:16 pm

We don't want you, but we hope you still want us!

Just lol.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:18 pm

Cooley colorado/norcal ding via email

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 7:18 pm

Cravath CB by phone.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 8:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Haha, 5 dings over here, at least they just crush your hope quickly as opposed to letting it die quietly (looking at you Kirkland).


5 dings here today too; still hoping for Kirkland.

And if you'll excuse me, I'm going to go check the mail for my Latham ding.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:02 pm

Perkins Coie Chicago ding via e-mail 2 minutes ago.

Edit: They sent the ding e-mail TWICE within a span of just two minutes.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 9:24 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Perkins Coie Chicago ding via e-mail 2 minutes ago.

Edit: They sent the ding e-mail TWICE within a span of just two minutes.


Mayer Brown did this to me. Thought it was a nice touch. You know, just in case I thought the first one was a mistake.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 10:58 pm

DPW ny ding email LL.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 21, 2013 11:41 pm

Weil ding via email.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 22, 2013 8:14 am

MoFo, Asian office, CB

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:38 am

Anonymous User wrote:MoFo, Asian office, CB


Nice! Will your CB be by phone?

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 22, 2013 10:51 am

DLA (Chi) CB by phone

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:58 am

Anonymous User wrote:Weil ding via email.

Interviewer initials?

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:06 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anybody else having a rough time out there? Top 25% targeting a couple major markets and I have 4-5 CBs out of roughly 17-20 interviews so far (virtually all interviews were at least 48 hours ago and most were in the first week). Did a ton of mocks with career services/alumni and got good reviews (my main mistake in a couple mocks was apparently making comments that could be taken as political which I've definitely stayed away from so far in the actual screeners). But people generally said I was appropriately serious but also personable. I have a targeted practice area and a pitch that basically describes how my life story/work experience have led me to want that area although I'm not targeting a specific practice group yet. Also thought I had an appropriate number of safeties (or as close as you can really get to a safety, basically a bunch of firms with decent class sizes that are below V30 and V50). So I'm not sure if I'm just screwing up interviews, grades/work experience aren't good enough, or if something else is going wrong. Or if this is just normal?


1) 5 is good.

2) V30-50 aren't "safeties". First of all, there is no such thing. A firm who isn't grade selective, isn't going to wet themselves at the thought of your 3.65 GPA. Second, your GPA range is about right on track for V30-50.

3) There is a definite drop off after top 15-20%, and you are on the wrong side of it. Your grades alone are not getting you callbacks at a 3.65gpa.

4) Check your assburgers if you didn't think about how this would upset people who don't have any CB's yet.


If I'm top 15-20% and have 0 CBs and 5 dings out of 17 interviews ... does this mean that I did seriously screw it up?

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:07 pm

Paul Weiss CB

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby IAFG » Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anybody else having a rough time out there? Top 25% targeting a couple major markets and I have 4-5 CBs out of roughly 17-20 interviews so far (virtually all interviews were at least 48 hours ago and most were in the first week). Did a ton of mocks with career services/alumni and got good reviews (my main mistake in a couple mocks was apparently making comments that could be taken as political which I've definitely stayed away from so far in the actual screeners). But people generally said I was appropriately serious but also personable. I have a targeted practice area and a pitch that basically describes how my life story/work experience have led me to want that area although I'm not targeting a specific practice group yet. Also thought I had an appropriate number of safeties (or as close as you can really get to a safety, basically a bunch of firms with decent class sizes that are below V30 and V50). So I'm not sure if I'm just screwing up interviews, grades/work experience aren't good enough, or if something else is going wrong. Or if this is just normal?


1) 5 is good.

2) V30-50 aren't "safeties". First of all, there is no such thing. A firm who isn't grade selective, isn't going to wet themselves at the thought of your 3.65 GPA. Second, your GPA range is about right on track for V30-50.

3) There is a definite drop off after top 15-20%, and you are on the wrong side of it. Your grades alone are not getting you callbacks at a 3.65gpa.

4) Check your assburgers if you didn't think about how this would upset people who don't have any CB's yet.


If I'm top 15-20% and have 0 CBs and 5 dings out of 17 interviews ... does this mean that I did seriously screw it up?

If you bid NYC, yes.

No one is too good to massmail. Start working on it.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:14 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anybody else having a rough time out there? Top 25% targeting a couple major markets and I have 4-5 CBs out of roughly 17-20 interviews so far (virtually all interviews were at least 48 hours ago and most were in the first week). Did a ton of mocks with career services/alumni and got good reviews (my main mistake in a couple mocks was apparently making comments that could be taken as political which I've definitely stayed away from so far in the actual screeners). But people generally said I was appropriately serious but also personable. I have a targeted practice area and a pitch that basically describes how my life story/work experience have led me to want that area although I'm not targeting a specific practice group yet. Also thought I had an appropriate number of safeties (or as close as you can really get to a safety, basically a bunch of firms with decent class sizes that are below V30 and V50). So I'm not sure if I'm just screwing up interviews, grades/work experience aren't good enough, or if something else is going wrong. Or if this is just normal?


1) 5 is good.

2) V30-50 aren't "safeties". First of all, there is no such thing. A firm who isn't grade selective, isn't going to wet themselves at the thought of your 3.65 GPA. Second, your GPA range is about right on track for V30-50.

3) There is a definite drop off after top 15-20%, and you are on the wrong side of it. Your grades alone are not getting you callbacks at a 3.65gpa.

4) Check your assburgers if you didn't think about how this would upset people who don't have any CB's yet.


If I'm top 15-20% and have 0 CBs and 5 dings out of 17 interviews ... does this mean that I did seriously screw it up?

If you bid NYC, yes.

No one is too good to massmail. Start working on it.


No, SF. I just don't get it. I have no idea what I did wrong. I have several years of work experience and I thought I had a great vibe with a number of the interviewers (not all, but a majority). And without knowing, I feel like I'm just going to bomb any interviews I get through massmailing. :-(

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby IAFG » Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:17 pm

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No, SF. I just don't get it. I have no idea what I did wrong. I have several years of work experience and I thought I had a great vibe with a number of the interviewers (not all, but a majority). And without knowing, I feel like I'm just going to bomb any interviews I get through massmailing. :-(

PM me. If you want I will do a phone interview with you.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby 09042014 » Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anybody else having a rough time out there? Top 25% targeting a couple major markets and I have 4-5 CBs out of roughly 17-20 interviews so far (virtually all interviews were at least 48 hours ago and most were in the first week). Did a ton of mocks with career services/alumni and got good reviews (my main mistake in a couple mocks was apparently making comments that could be taken as political which I've definitely stayed away from so far in the actual screeners). But people generally said I was appropriately serious but also personable. I have a targeted practice area and a pitch that basically describes how my life story/work experience have led me to want that area although I'm not targeting a specific practice group yet. Also thought I had an appropriate number of safeties (or as close as you can really get to a safety, basically a bunch of firms with decent class sizes that are below V30 and V50). So I'm not sure if I'm just screwing up interviews, grades/work experience aren't good enough, or if something else is going wrong. Or if this is just normal?


1) 5 is good.

2) V30-50 aren't "safeties". First of all, there is no such thing. A firm who isn't grade selective, isn't going to wet themselves at the thought of your 3.65 GPA. Second, your GPA range is about right on track for V30-50.

3) There is a definite drop off after top 15-20%, and you are on the wrong side of it. Your grades alone are not getting you callbacks at a 3.65gpa.

4) Check your assburgers if you didn't think about how this would upset people who don't have any CB's yet.


If I'm top 15-20% and have 0 CBs and 5 dings out of 17 interviews ... does this mean that I did seriously screw it up?


What is the deal with the remaining 12 interviews? Have they been making other callbacks yet?

And what do you think top 20% is? My year the cut off between getting a million CBs and getting several was more like 3.7-3.75 but class sizes are smaller according to rumors.

But still, you should be getting some callbacks, so ya, you are probably screwing it up.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:26 pm

Desert Fox wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Desert Fox wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anybody else having a rough time out there? Top 25% targeting a couple major markets and I have 4-5 CBs out of roughly 17-20 interviews so far (virtually all interviews were at least 48 hours ago and most were in the first week). Did a ton of mocks with career services/alumni and got good reviews (my main mistake in a couple mocks was apparently making comments that could be taken as political which I've definitely stayed away from so far in the actual screeners). But people generally said I was appropriately serious but also personable. I have a targeted practice area and a pitch that basically describes how my life story/work experience have led me to want that area although I'm not targeting a specific practice group yet. Also thought I had an appropriate number of safeties (or as close as you can really get to a safety, basically a bunch of firms with decent class sizes that are below V30 and V50). So I'm not sure if I'm just screwing up interviews, grades/work experience aren't good enough, or if something else is going wrong. Or if this is just normal?


1) 5 is good.

2) V30-50 aren't "safeties". First of all, there is no such thing. A firm who isn't grade selective, isn't going to wet themselves at the thought of your 3.65 GPA. Second, your GPA range is about right on track for V30-50.

3) There is a definite drop off after top 15-20%, and you are on the wrong side of it. Your grades alone are not getting you callbacks at a 3.65gpa.

4) Check your assburgers if you didn't think about how this would upset people who don't have any CB's yet.


If I'm top 15-20% and have 0 CBs and 5 dings out of 17 interviews ... does this mean that I did seriously screw it up?


What is the deal with the remaining 12 interviews? Have they been making other callbacks yet?

And what do you think top 20% is? My year the cut off between getting a million CBs and getting several was more like 3.7-3.75 but class sizes are smaller according to rumors.

But still, you should be getting some callbacks, so ya, you are probably screwing it up.


I don't know if the firms have been making other CBs. I know of 1 person who got CBs but she's IP. Anyone here been getting CBs from SV/SF?

My GPA's 3.76.

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Re: NU OCI 2013/The Great Jerb Hunt

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 22, 2013 1:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Paul Weiss CB


Male or female interviewer?




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