Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby BigZuck » Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:09 am

Anonymous User wrote:Those who have had success MMing, about how long after your initial email did you begin to receive responses? I sent about +100 emails over the course of last week and have yet to receive anything besides approximately 5 "apply online" responses.

Couple weeks maybe

Keep blasting

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby hoos89 » Thu Jul 21, 2016 12:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Those who have had success MMing, about how long after your initial email did you begin to receive responses? I sent about +100 emails over the course of last week and have yet to receive anything besides approximately 5 "apply online" responses.


Varied. I got responses anywhere from 5 minutes to months after my initial e-mail. Just make sure you're keeping track of who hasn't gotten back to you and follow up every few weeks.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby MurdockLLP » Thu Jul 21, 2016 2:06 pm

What's the best way to MM a firm you bid on for OCI but didn't secure a spot with?

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby star fox » Thu Jul 21, 2016 10:43 pm

MurdockLLP wrote:What's the best way to MM a firm you bid on for OCI but didn't secure a spot with?

Hi I'm Super Awesome Candidate, I really like your firm because of Super Awesome Practice Group plus Reasons, I bid on your firm at OCI and was totally bummed to see I did not get an interview, please interview me, k thx bye

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby loh » Sat Jul 23, 2016 3:45 pm

So far mm'd to about 60 firms. Got 3 interviews - 1 reject , 1 waiting, 1 to be had next week. I almost fucked myself over being complacent after landing 2 interviews. I realize none of them can turn into an offer. So I soldier on and apply more.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby MurdockLLP » Mon Jul 25, 2016 5:53 pm

star fox wrote:
MurdockLLP wrote:What's the best way to MM a firm you bid on for OCI but didn't secure a spot with?

Hi I'm Super Awesome Candidate, I really like your firm because of Super Awesome Practice Group plus Reasons, I bid on your firm at OCI and was totally bummed to see I did not get an interview, please interview me, k thx bye


Reached out to a bunch of people at different firms I know who I did not get interviews with last Thursday. A number responded and asked for my materials to send to recruiting. I haven't heard anything yet. When should I follow up again?

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 04, 2016 4:01 am

Do we mail, or email? What materials to be included in the mail (or email)?

BTW 1/3 in the class but came out very bad during OCI. Any suggestion abt how to improve the interview skill?

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby cannibal ox » Thu Aug 04, 2016 10:58 am

Anonymous User wrote:Do we mail, or email? What materials to be included in the mail (or email)?

BTW 1/3 in the class but came out very bad during OCI. Any suggestion abt how to improve the interview skill?


I suggest you read TLS, since all of these topics are covered in depth.

For mass mailing, you use email. Email the recruiter your cover letter, resume, and transcript.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 07, 2016 1:26 pm

I go to a T30 CA school. Do I have a chance at NY firms or would that be a waste of time to mass-mail them? Any thought appreciated.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby hoos89 » Sun Aug 07, 2016 4:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I go to a T30 CA school. Do I have a chance at NY firms or would that be a waste of time to mass-mail them? Any thought appreciated.


This depends on a lot of factors (there is no T30 school where nobody has a chance), but regardless you might as well try.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 07, 2016 5:24 pm

rite. to give more perspectives, my grades are not great-around median. I do have relevant experience so there might be 'fit' with what they do, though I have no idea NY's cut-offs for CA schools. what factors did you have in mind if you don't mind me asking?

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby hoos89 » Sun Aug 07, 2016 7:17 pm

Anonymous User wrote:rite. to give more perspectives, my grades are not great-around median. I do have relevant experience so there might be 'fit' with what they do, though I have no idea NY's cut-offs for CA schools. what factors did you have in mind if you don't mind me asking?


Grades, work experience, IP, diversity, luck, persistence, etc. As I said though, you might as well try regardless of all that. The worst that'll happen is you'll be in the same position you were at the start.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 11, 2016 1:03 pm

is this the worst time to send MM or follow up emails? i sent out 3 follow ups and all 3 were out of the office for OCI.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:56 am

Anonymous User wrote:is this the worst time to send MM or follow up emails? i sent out 3 follow ups and all 3 were out of the office for OCI.

Harvard and NYU oci are both ongoing right now

Eta and yale

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 12, 2016 6:46 pm

I've sent out 150 this past week with no responses, other than about a dozen dings and a dozen others redirecting me to their online application portal. I'm tired and discouraged.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby BigZuck » Fri Aug 12, 2016 7:10 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I've sent out 150 this past week with no responses, other than about a dozen dings and a dozen others redirecting me to their online application portal. I'm tired and discouraged.

Keep blasting. Send more.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Dr. Nefario » Wed Aug 17, 2016 9:52 am

BigZuck wrote:Keep blasting. Send more.


I see you post so much esp. for Texas and am if curious you know a lot about tx firms. I was gonna DM you a question about one.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby BigZuck » Wed Aug 17, 2016 10:42 am

Dr. Nefario wrote:
BigZuck wrote:Keep blasting. Send more.


I see you post so much esp. for Texas and am if curious you know a lot about tx firms. I was gonna DM you a question about one.

Sure, I'll help if I can

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 18, 2016 1:08 pm

Is there a guide / template that exists on the website I've been unable to find about how to 'do' mass mailing? Do people use a generic cover letter? etc.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby bk1 » Thu Aug 18, 2016 1:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Is there a guide / template that exists on the website I've been unable to find about how to 'do' mass mailing? Do people use a generic cover letter? etc.

viewtopic.php?f=23&t=195818
viewtopic.php?f=23&t=178520

You should be tailoring your cover letters.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 18, 2016 4:03 pm

I'm back end of T14 around median, got 4 callbacks at OCI, interviewed at 3 Mon-Wed...haven't heard anything...

How fucked am I in terms of finding a job through mass mailing?

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Sprout » Thu Aug 18, 2016 4:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm back end of T14 around median, got 4 callbacks at OCI, interviewed at 3 Mon-Wed...haven't heard anything...

How fucked am I in terms of finding a job through mass mailing?

Last year I had a really promising screener/CB through MM but didn't end with an offer. Seems like the screener-->CB chances are higher though through MMing, both from what Ive read on TLS and ime.

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 18, 2016 4:22 pm

Is it panic mode if screening interview was five days ago and its been S I L E N C E ? When is it acceptable to lose all hope?

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 19, 2016 6:42 pm

Been MMing for over a month... around 80 firms.. Not a single hit

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Re: Reminder: Stop Reading Tea Leaves; Start Mass Mailing

Postby Kratos » Fri Aug 19, 2016 9:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Been MMing for over a month... around 80 firms.. Not a single hit

80 isnt a lot

Anonymous User wrote:Is it panic mode if screening interview was five days ago and its been S I L E N C E ? When is it acceptable to lose all hope?

this sounds like a tea leaves question




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