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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:35 pm

WH NY ding, email.

PH ding via email after getting an HR email asking for racial things yesterday–little bit puzzled by this.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 3:36 pm

4 Rejection emails from Mayer Brown. Glad to see professionalism is alive and well.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 3:38 pm

Anonymous User wrote:WH NY ding, email.

PH ding via email after getting an HR email asking for racial things yesterday–little bit puzzled by this.


Room # for WH?

+1 PH CA ding this morning, with no HR e-mail.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 3:46 pm

Boies NY Corp CB

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:WH NY ding, email.

PH ding via email after getting an HR email asking for racial things yesterday–little bit puzzled by this.


Room # for WH?

+1 PH CA ding this morning, with no HR e-mail.


214F WH.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 5:10 pm

Vedder Price email CB

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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Sidley LA email ding

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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+1

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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Jones Day Chi email ding.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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+1

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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SKadden SV movement?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:20 pm

Anyone sitting on zero callbacks?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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Anonymous User wrote:Anyone sitting on zero callbacks?


+1. What market did you do?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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Hughes Hubbard mail ding

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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+1. What market did you do?


New unlucky Anon. Chi/NY

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 2:31 am

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+1. What market did you do?


New unlucky Anon. Chi/NY


proportions of the split? grades? any ties to secondary markets that you can mail?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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+1. What market did you do?


New unlucky Anon. Chi/NY


proportions of the split? grades? any ties to secondary markets that you can mail?


Split about 50/50. Transfer from t50 school top 5%. no real ties to other markets.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 8:45 am

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+1. What market did you do?


New unlucky Anon. Chi/NY


+4. NY/CA top half of the class

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 10:36 am

Has anyone heard anything from Baker & McKenzie Chicago or Pircher?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 11:13 am

For those (unfortunately) sitting on 0 CBs who split NY with another market, mind if I ask which NY firms you interviewed with? I bid NY 100% with decent but not good great grades, so I might be able to steer you towards firms that you missed bidding that are still hiring.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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Anonymous User wrote:For those (unfortunately) sitting on 0 CBs who split NY with another market, mind if I ask which NY firms you interviewed with? I bid NY 100% with decent but not good great grades, so I might be able to steer you towards firms that you missed bidding that are still hiring.


Well, I'm a transfer so my grades are great but they aren't from U of C... Anyhow, if you have a list of NY firms that you know are still hiring I'm sure there are many of us who would appreciate the advice. Thanks!

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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Anonymous User wrote:For those (unfortunately) sitting on 0 CBs who split NY with another market, mind if I ask which NY firms you interviewed with? I bid NY 100% with decent but not good great grades, so I might be able to steer you towards firms that you missed bidding that are still hiring.


How do you know which firms are still hiring? Only ask because now that OCI is over it would be from mass mail but I'm assuming people from tons of schools have been mass mailing. Have recruiters told you specifically that they're still looking?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

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Anonymous User wrote:For those (unfortunately) sitting on 0 CBs who split NY with another market, mind if I ask which NY firms you interviewed with? I bid NY 100% with decent but not good great grades, so I might be able to steer you towards firms that you missed bidding that are still hiring.


How do you know which firms are still hiring? Only ask because now that OCI is over it would be from mass mail but I'm assuming people from tons of schools have been mass mailing. Have recruiters told you specifically that they're still looking?


Nah unfortunately purely conjecture/memory from movement this time last year. I know people that mass mailed S&C and Cravath with some success, but these were largely people who struck out in smaller markets and scrambled to get NYC. Other firms that I know have had back-loaded CB schedules, which to me says they're still in the meaty part of their recruiting process, includes Curtis Mallet, Milbank, Skadden. Beyond that, my advice is mass mail the guys with truly massive classes -- they tend to compete with each other, so they have lower yields. I don't know where it is on this forum, but also check out the Columbia CB/Offer data that their OCS puts out. You could search for firms that have low offer acceptance yields in the city; I think that's a sensible, quasi-objective way to read in between the lines.

Definitely all conjecture/anecdotes, but I figure it's better than nothing. Good luck all!

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 05, 2013 6:54 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:For those (unfortunately) sitting on 0 CBs who split NY with another market, mind if I ask which NY firms you interviewed with? I bid NY 100% with decent but not good great grades, so I might be able to steer you towards firms that you missed bidding that are still hiring.


How do you know which firms are still hiring? Only ask because now that OCI is over it would be from mass mail but I'm assuming people from tons of schools have been mass mailing. Have recruiters told you specifically that they're still looking?


Nah unfortunately purely conjecture/memory from movement this time last year. I know people that mass mailed S&C and Cravath with some success, but these were largely people who struck out in smaller markets and scrambled to get NYC. Other firms that I know have had back-loaded CB schedules, which to me says they're still in the meaty part of their recruiting process, includes Curtis Mallet, Milbank, Skadden. Beyond that, my advice is mass mail the guys with truly massive classes -- they tend to compete with each other, so they have lower yields. I don't know where it is on this forum, but also check out the Columbia CB/Offer data that their OCS puts out. You could search for firms that have low offer acceptance yields in the city; I think that's a sensible, quasi-objective way to read in between the lines.

Definitely all conjecture/anecdotes, but I figure it's better than nothing. Good luck all!


This is all good advice. But there's no reason to be heavily targeting at this point - apply to every firm in NY if you're sitting on zero CB's. You never know what will work out.

I got a screener from an NYC firm last year after being rejected at OCI by their Chicago office. No reason to be shy about applying; worst that happens is you get a rejection.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 8:27 am

Goodwin Procter SF CB yesterday via email




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