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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:07 pm

I feel like it's feast or famine... I'm lucky to have a good number of CBs at median, but I'm not sure I'm doing anything differently than the above posters with fewer CBs.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:how are people doing in terms of number of callbacks?


3 through OCI, two through networking. I'm median.
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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:14 pm

Anonymous User wrote:how are people doing in terms of number of callbacks?


Four through OCI at median...thinking about mailing some more firms.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:17 pm

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Four through OCI at median...thinking about mailing some more firms.


4 through OCI. Not NYC heavy though. Top 15-ish%.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:17 pm

Patton Boggs DC email ding

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:19 pm

No callbacks - I'm at median.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:37 pm

Skadden NYC ding email

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 5:58 pm

1 CB at median

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:05 pm

K & L Gates (DC) ding

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:30 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Plenty of dings going out though, from the top firms all the way down.

That's what worries me. I've gotten 9 (!!) dings so far, yeah most of them so far were reaches but 3 of them should be my target for median grades. Still waiting to hear back from 10, and luckily I have a couple CBs from the pre-OCI stuff but it's getting really hard to not be super worried.

No need to be super stressed then! Obviously you still have to get an offer, but don't be super worried!

FWIW, I think I've gotten around 10 dings out of ~35 interviews. Just counted and I still have 24 firms that I haven't heard back from, though I think around 15 of them have given at least some CB's.

9 before, I'm up to 11 now. Including today's firms (didn't include them earlier because I hadn't interviewed yet), I have 12 to hear back from. I think at least 5 of them have been reported to have already given CBs. I know because of the pre-OCI stuff I am in a marginally better position than some of the other posters but it's just so hard not to feel crappy. Especially since the ones I have not heard back from don't seem to have the giant class sizes.

Plus all my friends have better grades than me and seem to be rolling in CBs so it's nice to at least have this place to vent.

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Re: Penn OCI

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Anonymous User wrote:Plenty of dings going out though, from the top firms all the way down.

That's what worries me. I've gotten 9 (!!) dings so far, yeah most of them so far were reaches but 3 of them should be my target for median grades. Still waiting to hear back from 10, and luckily I have a couple CBs from the pre-OCI stuff but it's getting really hard to not be super worried.

No need to be super stressed then! Obviously you still have to get an offer, but don't be super worried!

FWIW, I think I've gotten around 10 dings out of ~35 interviews. Just counted and I still have 24 firms that I haven't heard back from, though I think around 15 of them have given at least some CB's.

9 before, I'm up to 11 now. Including today's firms (didn't include them earlier because I hadn't interviewed yet), I have 12 to hear back from. I think at least 5 of them have been reported to have already given CBs. I know because of the pre-OCI stuff I am in a marginally better position than some of the other posters but it's just so hard not to feel crappy. Especially since the ones I have not heard back from don't seem to have the giant class sizes.

Plus all my friends have better grades than me and seem to be rolling in CBs so it's nice to at least have this place to vent.


+!

I think its going to be kinda hard for me to get an offer without any call backs

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:47 pm

So what do people without offers do? (Please dont tell me another unpaid summer internship)

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:So what do people without offers do? (Please dont tell me another unpaid summer internship)


Wow this sucks. I chose Penn over full scholarship at a T30 and still ended up unemployed.

Could have saved myself over 250k and gone there.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby sopranorleone » Wed Aug 14, 2013 6:57 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:So what do people without offers do? (Please dont tell me another unpaid summer internship)


Wow this sucks. I chose Penn over full scholarship at a T30 and still ended up unemployed.

Could have saved myself over 250k and gone there.


I'm so sorry that OCI didn't go the way you wanted it to. Still, I think it's a little early to say you "ended up unemployed."

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:07 pm

Anonymous User wrote:how are people doing in terms of number of callbacks?

13 cbs - near median

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:11 pm

V&E (DC) email ding. My 3rd DC ding of the day. I guess it's a good thing that they are killing my dreams fairly quickly instead of taking the slow and painful route--and that I decided to also bid on NY.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:13 pm

Anonymous User wrote:V&E (DC) email ding. My 3rd DC ding of the day. I guess it's a good thing that they are killing my dreams fairly quickly instead of taking the slow and painful route--and that I decided to also bid on NY.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:13 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:how are people doing in terms of number of callbacks?

13 cbs - near median


WE? URM? Badass interviewer?

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Re: Penn OCI

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

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:how are people doing in terms of number of callbacks?

13 cbs - near median


URM, Woman?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:15 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:how are people doing in terms of number of callbacks?

13 cbs - near median

Wow. Relevant work experience?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:how are people doing in terms of number of callbacks?

13 cbs - near median


WE? URM? Badass interviewer?


No WE other than grad degree. Not a URM. I think I have fairly uncommon and diverse experiences listed on my resume. I also think I interview pretty well. But, I'm still very surprised.

Edit: White dude.

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:18 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
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Anonymous User wrote:how are people doing in terms of number of callbacks?

13 cbs - near median


WE? URM? Badass interviewer?


No WE other than grad degree. Not a URM. I think I have fairly uncommon and diverse experiences listed on my resume. I also think I interview pretty well. But, I'm still very surprised.

Edit: White dude.


NYC?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:how are people doing in terms of number of callbacks?

13 cbs - near median


WE? URM? Badass interviewer?


No WE other than grad degree. Not a URM. I think I have fairly uncommon and diverse experiences listed on my resume. I also think I interview pretty well. But, I'm still very surprised.

Edit: White dude.


Are you the guy that had 7 CBs after the first few days?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:how are people doing in terms of number of callbacks?

13 cbs - near median


WE? URM? Badass interviewer?


No WE other than grad degree. Not a URM. I think I have fairly uncommon and diverse experiences listed on my resume. I also think I interview pretty well. But, I'm still very surprised.

Edit: White dude.


Wow unreal - Can you give me one? Or let me borrow your diverse experience for my resume?

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Re: Penn OCI

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 14, 2013 7:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:how are people doing in terms of number of callbacks?

13 cbs - near median


WE? URM? Badass interviewer?


No WE other than grad degree. Not a URM. I think I have fairly uncommon and diverse experiences listed on my resume. I also think I interview pretty well. But, I'm still very surprised.

Edit: White dude.


keep killing it, man. good luck on the CBs!




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