Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 22, 2013 5:48 pm

School: CCN
Market(s): NYC/ London
Approximate class rank: Top 30%
Law review: Moot Court
Work experience: none
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? No
Screening Interviews: 24 through OCI
Callbacks received: 18 (1 through direct application, 17 are OCI)
Callbacks accepted: 9
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V5, 2 V10, 2 V 15, 1 V20, 1 V50 and 1 Magic Circle
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? None
Thank-you notes sent: Yes.

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 22, 2013 8:39 pm

School: MVP
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Median
Law review: Secondary Journal
Work experience: none
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? No
Screening Interviews: 15 through OCI, 10 through a fair, 1 via mass mail
Callbacks received: 9
Callbacks accepted: 5
Offers w/vault ranges: V40, V50, V90, V100
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? None
Thank-you notes sent: None

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:04 pm

School: CCN
Market(s): Chicago
Approximate class rank: Top 30%
Law review: Secondary Journal
Work experience: 1 year academic work experience
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? No
Screening Interviews: 30 through OCI, 2 via mass mail
Callbacks received: 9
Callbacks accepted: 6
Offers w/vault ranges: V30, V70, NLJ250
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 2 or 3
Thank-you notes sent: Yes

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 23, 2013 2:02 pm

School: CCN
Market(s): NYC/NJ
Approximate class rank: Median
Law review: Secondary journal
Work experience: K-JD
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? No
Screening Interviews: 23 OCI
Callbacks received: 10
Callbacks accepted: 10
Offers w/vault ranges: 2, (one) Market Pay NY (one NJ)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? four. )Accepted offer before others got back to me. However, been waiting ~3 weeks after callbacks)
Thank-you notes sent: Yes.

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 23, 2013 3:04 pm

School: CCN
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Below Median
Law review: Secondary journal
Work experience: K-JD
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? Conservative bid list
Screening Interviews: 26 OCI
Callbacks received: 10
Callbacks accepted: 9
Offers w/vault ranges: 2, 1 V25, 1 V50
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? Four: Accepted offer before others made a decision (3 of these firms reached out to say that I was "still being considering" about 2-3 weeks after CB)
Thank-you notes sent: No

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Sep 23, 2013 6:38 pm

School: UNC or Wake Forest
Market(s): North Carolina
Approximate class rank: ~33%
Law review: Secondary journal
Work experience: K-JD
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? Lived in NC my whole life, so has my wife
Screening Interviews: 12 OCI
Callbacks received: 4
Callbacks accepted: 3
Offers: 2, accepted at firm with ~100 attorneys spread throughout NC
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 0
Thank-you notes sent: No

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:11 am

School: MVP
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Median
Law review: Secondary journal
Work experience: 2 years
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? Prestigious undergrad
Screening Interviews: 21 OCI
Callbacks received: 4
Callbacks accepted: 4
Offers: 2, a V40 and a V80, accepted and withdrew from my other callbacks before I heard from the other firms.
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 0
Thank-you notes sent: Yes

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:22 pm

School: CCN
Market(s): NYC/Chicago
Approximate class rank: 15-20%
Law Review: lol
Work experience: 3 years
IP: No
Anything else that might have an impact? relatively interesting WE
Screeners: 22 OCI
Callbacks received: 10
Callbacks accepted: 8
Offers: 5. 2 V5, 2 V10, and 1 V15.
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback: 0
Thank-you notes: lol

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 26, 2013 10:12 pm

School: HYS
Market(s): NYC, LA
Approximate class rank: Slightly below median
Law review: Secondary journal
Work experience: Extensive, although nothing prestigious
IP background: Yes (non-EE/CS)
Anything else that might have an impact? Prestigious undergrad, URM, "non-traditional student"
Screening Interviews: 50+ at OCI
Callbacks received: 1
Callbacks accepted: 1
Offers: 1 (non-Vault market-paying firm)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? Lost track
Thank-you notes sent: No

I think my "non-traditional" resume may have scared many firms away. I kept getting questions about whether I was really committed to practicing law. I can't say much more without outing myself (if I haven't done that already). I'm posting this as a cautionary tale that one should not assume that even HYS is "safe" these days if you are below median. I honestly believed I was going to strike out until I get a late callback.

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 27, 2013 2:40 pm

School: Top 40
Market(s): NYC, some NJ
Approximate class rank: 10%
Law review: Yes
Work experience: No
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? No
Screening Interviews: 24 (23 through OCI & 1 through mass mail)
Callbacks received: 8 (5 through OCI & 3 through mass mail)
Callbacks accepted: 8
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V20 and 1 V25
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 4 (withdrew post-CB after accepting offer).
Thank-you notes sent: No

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:38 pm

School: Transfer from T50 to T14
Market(s): NY/CHI/SF/SV/LA
Approximate class rank: Top 2%
Law review: Secondary journal 1L year and secondary journal at new school
Work experience: 1 year at a "shitlaw" firm
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? No
Screening Interviews: 28 through OCI, 5 through mass-mailing/resume collect
Callbacks received: 4 (none from OCI)
Callbacks accepted: 4
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V5
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? None
Thank-you notes sent: No

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 28, 2013 10:09 pm

School: Midwest T25
Market(s): NY/DC/SoCal
Approximate class rank: Top 33%
Law review: Secondary journal
Work experience: K-JD, several internships
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? 1L SA
Screening Interviews: 2 through OCI, 7 through mass-mailing/resume collect
Callbacks received: 4 (none from OCI)
Callbacks accepted: 4
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V40,
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 2
Thank-you notes sent: Yes (and received feedback on their value)

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 28, 2013 11:37 pm

School: MVP
Market(s): NYC (Main), Chicago
Approximate class rank: Top 25%
Law review: No
Work experience: Yes - 3 years, non-prestigious, relevant to finance
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? No
Screening Interviews: 20
Callbacks received: 15
Callbacks accepted: 6
Offers w/vault ranges: 5 (1 V5, 2 V10, 1 V25, 1 V50)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 1
Thank-you notes sent: No

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Sep 29, 2013 12:00 am

School: Lower T-14
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Median
Law review: No, Secondary Journal
Work experience: 2 Yrs Financial Markets
IP background: BSME
Anything else that might have an impact?
Screening Interviews: 20 (14-OCI + 6-PLIP)
Callbacks received: 7 (5-OCI, 2-PLIP)
Callbacks accepted: 5 (3-OCI + 2-PLIP)
Offers w/vault ranges: 2, V40 & V60, both non-PLIP, cancelled remaining 3 CB's
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 4
Thank-you notes sent: Email
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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 01, 2013 12:53 am

School: HYS
Market(s): NYC and SF
Approximate class rank: Slightly above median/ top 3rd
Law review: Secondary journal
Work experience: No
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? Ivy Undergrad
Screening Interviews: 25 through OCI
Callbacks received: 11
Callbacks accepted: 9
Offers w/vault ranges: 3, 2 were V10, 1 V50
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 2, one never got back to me after OCI and one never got back to me after a callback
Thank-you notes sent: No

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 01, 2013 4:25 pm

School: CCN (update from above)
Market(s): NYC/NJ
Approximate class rank: Median
Law review: Secondary journal
Work experience: K-JD
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? No
Screening Interviews: 23 OCI
Callbacks received: 10
Callbacks accepted: 10
Offers w/vault ranges: 3, (one) Market Pay NY (one NJ), v60
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? three.
Thank-you notes sent: Yes.

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:10 am

School: Top 50
Market(s): Texas
Approximate class rank: Top 5%
Law review: Primary journal
Work experience: K-JD
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? No
Screening Interviews: 18 OCI
Callbacks received: 11
Callbacks accepted: 10
Offers w/vault ranges: 4 (1 V100, 3 non-Vault market paying firms)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? three
Thank-you notes sent: Yes

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 04, 2013 9:36 am

School: Mid-Tier Two Public
Market(s): DFW (out-of-state but home market)
Approximate class rank: Top 15%
Law review: Yes
Work experience: 7-10 years
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? Certifications
Screening Interviews: N/A, all interviews at office
Callbacks received: 5 (3 from mass-mailing and 2 from networking)
Callbacks accepted: 5
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V20, 1 NLJ 350
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? Lots
Thank-you notes sent: Yes.

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 04, 2013 12:26 pm

School: T25
Market(s): NY, DC, Northeast US
Approximate class rank: Top 40%
Law review: No, secondary journal in practice area
Work experience: None, not a single internship in undergrad
IP background: Yes- weak
Anything else that might have an impact? URM, notable 1L summer
Screening Interviews: 20-25 (OCI/PLIP)
Callbacks received: 5 (4 OCI, 1 PLIP)
Callbacks accepted: 5
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V50
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? Something like 3
Thank-you notes sent: Only after the first two callbacks.

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 04, 2013 2:46 pm

School: T40
Market(s): NY
Approximate class rank: Top 10%
Law review: Yes
Work experience: Yes
IP background: lol no, so much liberal arts
Anything else that might have an impact? Not really. Have worked full-time throughout law school but grades matter more.
Screening Interviews: 20
Callbacks received: 9
Callbacks accepted: 9
Offers w/vault ranges: 2 V20s
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? Withdrew from 2.
Thank-you notes sent: None.

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 04, 2013 3:29 pm

School: Texas
Market(s): NYC and Texas
Approximate class rank: 25%-33%
Law review: Secondary journals
Work experience: No
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? Did energy regulatory internship
Screening Interviews: 24 through OCI and 9 through NYC job fair
Callbacks received: 11 (V5-V100)
Callbacks accepted: 11
Offers w/vault ranges: 3, 2 big texas firms and 1 non-texas (all between V40-100)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 0
Thank-you notes sent: Varied, didn't seem to help though

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 05, 2013 1:46 am

School: UCLA/USC
Market(s): LA, Secondary home market (Michigan)
Approximate class rank: ~ Top 20%
Law review: Yes
Work experience: No
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? No
Screening Interviews: 16 OCI
Callbacks received: 13 (9 OCI, 4 through mass mailing secondary market)
Callbacks accepted: 7 (cancelled 1 post-offer)
Offers w/vault ranges: 2 (V25, V60), 1 market paying boutique
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? Withdrew consideration from 2 firms post-CB
Thank-you notes sent: No.

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 07, 2013 1:24 am

School: Fordham
Market(s): NYC, Chicago
Approximate class rank: ~ Top 5%
Law review: Yes
Work experience: 5-9 yrs in STEM at a F500
IP background: Yes (not EE/CS though)
Anything else that might have an impact? 1L SA
Screening Interviews: 43 (15 OCI/15 PLIP; canceled 10 OCI/1 PLIP; had 2 PLIP that had me go straight to CB interviews)
Callbacks received: 18 (7 OCI, 9 PLIP, 2 through PLIP asking to skip screener and go straight to CB)
Callbacks accepted: 15
Offers w/vault ranges: 6 (including offer to return to 1L SA: 2 V10, 1 V20, 1 V50, 1 market-paying boutique, 1 above-market boutique)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? Maybe one or two
Thank-you notes sent: No

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 07, 2013 10:46 am

School: Fordham
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: ~ Top 5%
Law review: Yes
Work experience: 2 years as a paralegal at a V10
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? M.A. Degree
Screening Interviews: 29 OCI
Callbacks received: 14
Callbacks accepted: 7
Offers w/vault ranges: 4: 2V10, 2V15
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? Maybe one or two
Thank-you notes sent: Yes

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Re: Fall 2013 - 2L OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 08, 2013 2:46 pm

School: CCN
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: ~ Just below Median
Law review: Secondary bad journal
Work experience: K-JD
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? no
Screening Interviews: 27 OCI
Callbacks received: 3 OCI (1 mass mail)
Callbacks accepted: 1
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V100
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? Maybe one or two
Thank-you notes sent: Yes, including OCI screeners




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