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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby brotherdarkness » Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:40 pm

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:46 pm

brotherdarkness wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Don't really know those TLS terms, but got an interview for an IP 1L SA position in Boston (is this a "screener"??). Surprised..not close to top 10% at a T30.


Did they tell how you the interview would be structured? Are you coming in for one interview (screener), or do you have a schedule lined up for you involving 5-7 interviews and a lunch or dinner (callback)?


It's just with the head of recruiting and 1-2 associates, so by those definitions I guess it's a screener. not holding my breath

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby brotherdarkness » Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:49 pm

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Do you guys think its inappropriate to ask firms how many people they are giving callbacks to, and how many they are hiring? I go to school in a far-away location and I don't know if I want to miss class if they are interviewing 12 people for 2 spots - or is that a silly conjecture? Sorry, I'm still new to this process and I don't mean to sound ungrateful.

I'm also in a far-flung place, but since they are (or should be) paying for your travel expenses, this sounds like a good way to shoot yourself in the foot. Missing a few classes right now will have little-to-no effect on your performance on exams in 2-3 months, and you run the risk of coming across as saying "Yeah, so, I just wanted to make sure you guys aren't wasting my time."
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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Do you guys think its inappropriate to ask firms how many people they are giving callbacks to, and how many they are hiring? I go to school in a far-away location and I don't know if I want to miss class if they are interviewing 12 people for 2 spots - or is that a silly conjecture? Sorry, I'm still new to this process and I don't mean to sound ungrateful.


If you get a callback and a V100 firm is paying to fly you out/house you, do it. The odds are definitely good enough to be worth missing a day of class. I would not ask them any questions of that nature.

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:09 pm

-- Original anon who asked the question above --

Thanks guys, that's what I figured.

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:19 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:anyone hear recently from an LA or OC office? Particularly munger, gibson, paul hastings?

Got dinged at OC gibson after submitting transcript. (Top 25% at CCN). oh well wasn't expecting much


I doubt its an issue of pedigree or grades. Gibson Dunn seemed very ambivalent about taking 1Ls in SoCal in the first place. Id love for someone to post and show they actually have taken a 1L in LA/OC but until then Im skeptical


They were only going to consider taking someone through their diversity program... but I'd also be curious to know if they chose to not even do that


I'm the anon who was dinged.
I applied through diversity. I guess top 25% at CCN wasn't good enough (ie: they're wrapping up hiring with someone who has much better grades)

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I'm the anon who was dinged.
I applied through diversity. I guess top 25% at CCN wasn't good enough (ie: they're wrapping up hiring with someone who has much better grades)


Did you have ties?

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 16, 2014 11:35 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:I'm the anon who was dinged.
I applied through diversity. I guess top 25% at CCN wasn't good enough (ie: they're wrapping up hiring with someone who has much better grades)


Did you have ties?


yeah lived in LA/OC (both) all my life.
Oh well

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 17, 2014 2:42 am

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Anonymous User wrote:anyone hear recently from an LA or OC office? Particularly munger, gibson, paul hastings?

Ive heard of positive movement on two of these


anything specifically about gdc? ive heard about callbacks for some people (don't think it was diversity)

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 17, 2014 9:59 am

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anything specifically about gdc? ive heard about callbacks for some people (don't think it was diversity)


Which office?

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:22 pm

Offer from Gibson Dunn LA. 1L, HYS, top 20%. Applied through diversity program. Strong ties to area.

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:38 pm

I thought only Gibson OC was doing diversity.

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 18, 2014 12:09 am

any news on V&E?

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby hellojd » Tue Feb 18, 2014 12:43 am

Any news on Kirkland & Ellis, O'Melveny, or Holland & Knight? (NYC)

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:47 am

Anonymous User wrote:Offer from Gibson Dunn LA. 1L, HYS, top 20%. Applied through diversity program. Strong ties to area.


Congrats! What H/P ratio are you estimating to say top 20%? If you really don't wanna specify H v S, just pretend you go to SLS and add an extra H if you go to HLS.

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:54 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Offer from Gibson Dunn LA. 1L, HYS, top 20%. Applied through diversity program. Strong ties to area.


Congrats! What H/P ratio are you estimating to say top 20%? If you really don't wanna specify H v S, just pretend you go to SLS and add an extra H if you go to HLS.


LOL

Come on man. Anyone who says HYS and then says top 20% clearly goes to S

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 18, 2014 3:11 am

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Anonymous User wrote:Offer from Gibson Dunn LA. 1L, HYS, top 20%. Applied through diversity program. Strong ties to area.


Congrats! What H/P ratio are you estimating to say top 20%? If you really don't wanna specify H v S, just pretend you go to SLS and add an extra H if you go to HLS.


LOL

Come on man. Anyone who says HYS and then says top 20% clearly goes to S


How do we know it's not HLS? I have no absolutely idea how you can even begin to get any inkling... (I got to SLS, so I feel especially dumb).

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 18, 2014 9:02 am

hellojd wrote:Any news on Kirkland & Ellis, O'Melveny, or Holland & Knight? (NYC)
hellojd wrote:Any news on Kirkland & Ellis, O'Melveny, or Holland & Knight? (NYC)


I got a rejection from Holland & Knight about a month ago. Never interviewed.

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 18, 2014 11:10 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
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Anonymous User wrote:Offer from Gibson Dunn LA. 1L, HYS, top 20%. Applied through diversity program. Strong ties to area.


Congrats! What H/P ratio are you estimating to say top 20%? If you really don't wanna specify H v S, just pretend you go to SLS and add an extra H if you go to HLS.


LOL

Come on man. Anyone who says HYS and then says top 20% clearly goes to S


How do we know it's not HLS? I have no absolutely idea how you can even begin to get any inkling... (I got to SLS, so I feel especially dumb).


lol process of elimination. Y doesn't do grades first semester and H doesn't give out any info about class rank. H people have a sense of above/below median but certainly nothing as specific as 20%

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 18, 2014 12:09 pm

Anonymous User wrote:lol process of elimination. Y doesn't do grades first semester and H doesn't give out any info about class rank. H people have a sense of above/below median but certainly nothing as specific as 20%


SLS doesn't give out any info about class rank either.

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:lol process of elimination. Y doesn't do grades first semester and H doesn't give out any info about class rank. H people have a sense of above/below median but certainly nothing as specific as 20%


SLS doesn't give out any info about class rank either.


Hmm. In that case no idea how someone from HYS could say with any degree of certainty they're top 20%

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Mal Reynolds » Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:16 pm

WHY DOES THIS HAVE TO BE ANONYMOUS

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby soj » Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:28 pm

what's so hard to fathom? if grades were randomly distributed, which of course they aren't, you could calculate your rank exactly. even if they're not randomly distributed, you could roughly estimate. trust me, HS students are already estimating their own unofficial rank. Y students will join them as soon as they get spring grades. lol at "any degree of certainty"

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Re: Heard Back For 1L SA Position

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:46 pm

What's the ratio of firms that gives you ding emails/letters vs. ding silences?
Trying to measure when to throw the towel in and go for PI jobs for this summer...

BU/BC/Fordham/GW, ~top 5%.

Asian, applied to 4 or 5 diversity positions.




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