Anonymous User wrote:Debevoise ding. ~top 10% in serious danger of striking out. Dropping out before I have to pay tuition is slowly looking like the intelligent reaction. I gave LS a great shot, and would be great at lawyering but I am naturally resourceful and street smart, and not looking to be a starving artist. It's only a week so I'm going to be patient, but after so much struggle in the top 10% at a top ten school I have come to the realization I'm going to hell for standing idly by while dozens of friends went to shit schools at sticker.
I had pretty close to your grades and also took forever to get CBs/offers/thought of dropping out. I was able to eke it out with a few (NY V100) CBs/offers, with my first offer coming in mid-September. If you interviewed with some "lower ranked" firms, be sure to send LOCIs after an appropriate amount of time passes. Given your grades, you may be dealing with some responses outstanding at least not solely because of concerns about you, but also because firms don't want to get oversubscribed, and they might think you have other things on the table. If you figure out if this is the situation with any of the employers you interviewed with, and convince them you really want to work there, you may just barely squeak by like I did.
If you are just not a good interviewer, working with OCS and making sure you find intelligent ways to address the concerns/questions employers might have about you might help you get better results as the process continues. Later in the process I took any opportunity interviewers offered me to politely but firmly address potential concerns, and I noticed better results. But as you know by now, this thing is incredibly arbitrary, so...