2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:16 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Schedules are finally in! Got 8.

Stats?


top third, top 14, in Chicago. seems like luck if anything, my stats are good but not amazing.

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:20 pm

2L got 7 interviews. T14 transfer from Chicago T2 top 15%

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:27 pm

Do you think it hurt if your resume indicated that you weren't a midwest native? I'm from the W coast and my resume pretty clearly shows that. My school is the only thing on my resume that shows midwest ties.

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:29 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:How is it possible to get 0 interviews if 50% of the interviews were supposed to be decided by lottery? Is that even possible?


There's no lottery?

I thought they said it was supposed to be 50/50 or 75/25.


Anon above with 0 3L interviews. I went last year and there was no add/drop period and no lottery despite them saying there would be.

Makes sense. Firms probably balked at the 50/50 rule, feeling that they didn't wanna waste half their time doing this. Probably threatened to walk if the rule was enforced. So CCBA caved. As it turns out, most diversity fairs are preselect and nt lottery. Useless, I'm not flying out for 2 charity slots.

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Do you think it hurt if your resume indicated that you weren't a midwest native? I'm from the W coast and my resume pretty clearly shows that. My school is the only thing on my resume that shows midwest ties.


Anon above with 8: That could definitely be the case; my resume is heavy on midwest ties.

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 20, 2013 2:38 pm

T15-20, top 20%, no chicago tie, 4 interviews. not too bad?

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 20, 2013 3:31 pm

Quick question -- I got 7 interviews, all of which are firms I bid on at another job fair more convenient in location and date [none of which are in Chicago which isn't surprising because I go to a midwest school not T14]. I have not gotten my interview schedule for the other job fair yet, though. Unfortunately, the CCBA fair overlaps with another that I'm more interested in attending, because it yields more employers from where I want to practice eventually. Will it look bad to the employers if I withdraw? Will they even know? Thanks for any advice you can give me! Good luck.

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby obobs » Sat Jul 20, 2013 6:54 pm

2L with 7 interviews. top 50% @ top 30

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 20, 2013 7:24 pm

2L, Slightly above media, lower T14, no ties to Midwest, bid only NY & DC offices. Only 1 interview (NY).

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 20, 2013 9:06 pm

obobs wrote:2L with 7 interviews. top 50% @ top 30

that is pretty rad. you have something else going for you other than numbers? that seems like an above average haul for median at a T30

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 21, 2013 11:23 am

2L with 7 interviews. Top 20% at Loyola. No ties except for school.

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 21, 2013 1:02 pm

Top 25%, Tier 2 Midwest School, strong Midwest ties, 7 interviews

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 21, 2013 6:59 pm

T30, 20-25%, 5 'views.

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 31, 2013 1:39 pm

Does anybody remember the hotel where the interviews are taking place? The website appears to be down.

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby fishfry111 » Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:47 pm

:shock: :shock:

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 01, 2013 6:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anybody remember the hotel where the interviews are taking place? The website appears to be down.

Embassy Suites, downtown Chicago, near Magnificent Mile.

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 01, 2013 7:12 pm

Pro-tip if you're driving: http://programs.chicagobooth.edu/partti ... index.aspx

They don't check ID ever.

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 02, 2013 12:42 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Pro-tip if you're driving: http://programs.chicagobooth.edu/partti ... index.aspx

They don't check ID ever.

Why do we need to drive? Aren't we staying at the hotel?

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby franklyscarlet » Fri Aug 02, 2013 1:47 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Pro-tip if you're driving: http://programs.chicagobooth.edu/partti ... index.aspx

They don't check ID ever.

Why do we need to drive? Aren't we staying at the hotel?


Those of us in the chicago area/ close by will just drive in for the day (or, in my case, take the train/bus in my suit...)

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 13, 2013 4:33 pm

This is such a dead thread.

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:01 pm

anyone know if there are consequences for skipping your screeners?

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby lifesucks » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:29 pm

this year's CCBA seems more generous with the interviews, people with similar stats had a good 2-3 interviews less than those posted so far

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 17, 2013 4:12 pm

Has anyone heard back from any of the firms after interviews? I know some firms have done callbacks the same day as interviews in the past, and it would be good to know when they do..

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 17, 2013 9:06 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard back from any of the firms after interviews? I know some firms have done callbacks the same day as interviews in the past, and it would be good to know when they do..


The whole day was pointless, I had one that even came out and said they don't hire SA they hire "clerks" and "clerks" don't become associates..... WASTE OF TIME

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Re: 2013 CCBA Minority Job Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 18, 2013 9:04 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard back from any of the firms after interviews? I know some firms have done callbacks the same day as interviews in the past, and it would be good to know when they do..


The whole day was pointless, I had one that even came out and said they don't hire SA they hire "clerks" and "clerks" don't become associates..... WASTE OF TIME


While that may be true for a few firms, I think there were a decent number of firms that were serious about hiring SAs. Obviously I could be wrong, but that was my impression.




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