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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 9:08 am

Any callbacks from Schiff or Drinker?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:46 am

Anonymous User wrote:Any callbacks from Schiff or Drinker?


Drinker Philly last Friday, but it sounds like the office is trying to finish CBs since so many local schools have been done with OCI for weeks. Chi office is probably on a different timeline.

EDIT: 177.5 if that matters.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:56 am

anyone have a cb at one skadden and not the other?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:37 am

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard anything from Baker & McKenzie Chicago or Pircher?


Baker cb a few days ago

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:57 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard anything from Baker & McKenzie Chicago or Pircher?


Baker cb a few days ago


+1, friend got one.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:59 am

Anyone hear from Barack?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 12:18 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any callbacks from Schiff or Drinker?


Heard of Chi CBs for both.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 3:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone heard anything from Baker & McKenzie Chicago or Pircher?

Pircher cb like Wednesday of OCI

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 8:26 pm

Accepted an offer this afternoon and canceled a bunch of Chicago CBs. Hoping they come some of yalls way.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 9:46 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Accepted an offer this afternoon and canceled a bunch of Chicago CBs. Hoping they come some of yalls way.


+1

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 9:47 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Any callbacks from Schiff or Drinker?


Heard of Chi CBs for both.


Yeah. Schiff sent out snail mail dings. Check your mailbox.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:49 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Accepted an offer this afternoon and canceled a bunch of Chicago CBs. Hoping they come some of yalls way.


Where?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 06, 2013 11:04 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Accepted an offer this afternoon and canceled a bunch of Chicago CBs. Hoping they come some of yalls way.


Where?


+1

This post isn't helpful without info. Firm? Date of Cb? Date of offer?

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 12:09 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Accepted an offer this afternoon and canceled a bunch of Chicago CBs. Hoping they come some of yalls way.


Where?


+1

This post isn't helpful without info. Firm? Date of Cb? Date of offer?


The post wasn't meant to be helpful; the act it describes was.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 1:43 am

Which is decently ironic considering the act isn't helpful either.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 10:32 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Accepted an offer this afternoon and canceled a bunch of Chicago CBs. Hoping they come some of yalls way.


Where?



V5. NY. Cancelled 1 NY CB and 5 Chicago.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 2:52 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Accepted an offer this afternoon and canceled a bunch of Chicago CBs. Hoping they come some of yalls way.


Where?


+1

This post isn't helpful without info. Firm? Date of Cb? Date of offer?


I'm the anon #1 above who accepted a firm. Firm is in Chicago, but I'm not going to provide any other info (too easy to out me).

Anonymous User wrote:Which is decently ironic considering the act isn't helpful either.


I would love for you to explain how the act of clearing up five callbacks slots that will hopefully go to other UChicago students in limbo is not helpful.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:07 pm

Because that's not how it works. It's not as if you decline a CB and the firm says "another spot is open, lets call someone up." Firms are good at knowing their yield - they realize most people will decline a CB/offer, and budget accordingly.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Because that's not how it works. It's not as if you decline a CB and the firm says "another spot is open, lets call someone up." Firms are good at knowing their yield - they realize most people will decline a CB/offer, and budget accordingly.


+1. I asked the hiring partner at my firm how big the summer class size will be, and he said: "Depends on how many people accept our outstanding offers!"

Declining a CB does absolutely nothing.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:40 pm

No real point in piling on. Congrats on the offer dude.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 5:08 pm

Anonymous User wrote:No real point in piling on. Congrats on the offer dude.


+1

I don't understand why this thread and our class are being so acrimonious. Chill.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 5:33 pm

Everyone needs to calm down.

I understand that everyone is tense and nervous, but attacking people FOR FUCKING CANCELING CALLBACKS is being ridiculous.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 5:36 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:No real point in piling on. Congrats on the offer dude.


+1

I don't understand why this thread and our class are being so acrimonious. Chill.


It's getting stupid. I scheduled my CBs in a certain way, with guidance from OCS, so that I could cancel some and hopefully free up CB spots for others.

No one should be made to feel like a dick for doing that.

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 5:42 pm

Whoa, chill out. Nobody is being a dick or making you feel like one. Congratulations on your offer, that's fantastic. I just worry about saying things like that, because it creates false hope since it's not how CB/offers work.

Deep breath!

edit: in the spirit of all that, how is everyone else doing? I'd love to hear about current offers (though I realize too much detail might out you)

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Re: UChicago OCI 2013

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 6:14 pm

Have you learned nothing from law school? There is no right answer.

Sure, some firms are so big that they call back enough people and have a good enough sense of their yield that canceling one CB has no impact on the process.

On the other hand, some firms are small enough that if enough people cancel CBs, the firm will need to make up for it and call someone on the "waitlist." There are enough stories of delayed callbacks to know that it happens (even if it is a rare occurrence.). Also, it almost certainly helps people that already have a CB. If a firm calls back 6 UChicago students and 3 cancel, that is significantly less competition to be facing for a firm that wants a UChicago kid.

One thing is certain: doing more callbacks when you know which firm you are going to accept helps no one.

Thank you to the person who canceled CBs. At the very least, I and a few other people in this thread appreciate it.




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