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Murphy1022
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How Many Get Callbacks

Postby Murphy1022 » Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:33 pm

I interviewed for a first year associate position at a firm and got offered a callback. Does anyone know generally how many applicants firms will interview for a position like this and then how many are usually offered a callback?

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stillwater
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Re: How Many Get Callbacks

Postby stillwater » Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:35 pm

depends on the firm.

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Re: How Many Get Callbacks

Postby mr.hands » Fri Dec 20, 2013 8:51 pm

stillwater wrote:depends on the firm.


and the region

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Re: How Many Get Callbacks

Postby UnderrateOverachieve » Fri Dec 20, 2013 10:18 pm

Somewhere between 50-200% more people than they are planning on hiring.

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Re: How Many Get Callbacks

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:00 am

What about for Texas 1L SAs?
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Re: How Many Get Callbacks

Postby ExBiglawAssociate » Sat Dec 21, 2013 3:12 am

Anonymous User wrote:What about for Texas 1L SAs?


Oh, let me get out my Texas 1L SA CB stat book and look that up for you. BRB.

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Re: How Many Get Callbacks

Postby wiz » Sat Dec 21, 2013 8:07 pm

Anonymous User wrote:What about for Texas 1L SAs?


11 applicants: 6 females, 5 males.

I hope you're a girl.

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Re: How Many Get Callbacks

Postby 2014 » Mon Dec 23, 2013 1:53 am

As few as like a 2:1 ratio of CB to hired students, as many as 15:1 there is no real norm. Whoever they offer will almost certainly accept, so plan for the worst and hope for the best. Your odds are not good. Of course several hundred 1Ls get 1L SAs every year despite not good odds so there's that.

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Re: How Many Get Callbacks

Postby wert3813 » Mon Dec 23, 2013 3:09 am

Biglaw_Associate_V20 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:What about for Texas 1L SAs?


Oh, let me get out my Texas 1L SA CB stat book and look that up for you. BRB.

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Re: How Many Get Callbacks

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Dec 23, 2013 8:34 pm

2014 wrote:As few as like a 2:1 ratio of CB to hired students, as many as 15:1 there is no real norm. Whoever they offer will almost certainly accept, so plan for the worst and hope for the best. Your odds are not good. Of course several hundred 1Ls get 1L SAs every year despite not good odds so there's that.


I think most people would say a 15:1 shot at a job is pretty good compared to starting out with hundreds of other applicants. I'll yake that any day. And someone has to get the job...

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Re: How Many Get Callbacks

Postby 2014 » Mon Dec 23, 2013 8:42 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
2014 wrote:As few as like a 2:1 ratio of CB to hired students, as many as 15:1 there is no real norm. Whoever they offer will almost certainly accept, so plan for the worst and hope for the best. Your odds are not good. Of course several hundred 1Ls get 1L SAs every year despite not good odds so there's that.


I think most people would say a 15:1 shot at a job is pretty good compared to starting out with hundreds of other applicants. I'll yake that any day. And someone has to get the job...

Absolutely, just don't stop applying to other things and as the end of January approaches, considering taking another opportunity if it is something that interests you since your odds will decrease by the day around that point.




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