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Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby CarlaBee » Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:49 am

I have a position this summer at a V5 and was wondering if a bad grade this last semester will hurt my chances of an offer at the end of the summer. Does anyone know? I still have a 3.65 overall, but my school has a seemingly high curve so I don't know where it puts me.

Thanks!

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby brotherdarkness » Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:54 am

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby patogordo » Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:59 am

brotherdarkness wrote:This topic has been beaten to death. You'll probably be fine so long as you do good work this summer. Pout really, would anyone's answer make you do anything differently? You can't change the past, so try to crush this semester and, more importantly, bust ass this summer.

don't listen to this idiot. i pulled up my spreadsheet from last year - haven't updated with this year's stats but you are not looking good, bro.

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby brotherdarkness » Sun Feb 02, 2014 2:02 am

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby TTRansfer » Sun Feb 02, 2014 8:39 am

brotherdarkness wrote:
patogordo wrote:
brotherdarkness wrote:This topic has been beaten to death. You'll probably be fine so long as you do good work this summer. Pout really, would anyone's answer make you do anything differently? You can't change the past, so try to crush this semester and, more importantly, bust ass this summer.

don't listen to this idiot. i pulled up my spreadsheet from last year - haven't updated with this year's stats but you are in trouble.

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It's posts like this that cause panic amongst 2Ls, so please stop. A 4.0+ is fucked outside the V10? Stop trolling the on topics.


Yeah, everyone knows that you're fine as long as you get a 4.0.

In all seriousness, you're fine, OP. Work hard, keep your grades solid, and don't worry.

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby 06102016 » Sun Feb 02, 2014 11:54 am

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby smaug_ » Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:20 pm

slackademic wrote:Next person who trolls in here gets b&.


Serious question: what's the line between joking and trolling? That post was clearly a joke. (and a good one too, the use of "vault tier" and then V# was fantastic.)

No need to keep your finger on the button lest someone make a joke on top-law-schools.com/forums

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby crit_racer » Sun Feb 02, 2014 12:40 pm

Seriously just bc some ppl are too dense to take a joke? The problem on TLS isn't the jokers, it's the audience...

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby patogordo » Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:25 pm

smaug wrote:
slackademic wrote:Next person who trolls in here gets b&.


Serious question: what's the line between joking and trolling? That post was clearly a joke. (and a good one too, the use of "vault tier" and then V# was fantastic.)

No need to keep your finger on the button lest someone make a joke on top-law-schools.com/forums

Sometimes a good joke (or, in this case, fomenting insurrection among the 2Ls) is worth a ban. We can all use some time off now and then.

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby 06102016 » Sun Feb 02, 2014 1:37 pm

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby wiz » Sun Feb 02, 2014 4:14 pm

smaug wrote:
slackademic wrote:Next person who trolls in here gets b&.


Serious question: what's the line between joking and trolling? That post was clearly a joke. (and a good one too, the use of "vault tier" and then V# was fantastic.)

No need to keep your finger on the button lest someone make a joke on top-law-schools.com/forums


Yeah, the spreadsheet was great. I think as long as you're funny, you should be allowed to do your thing. Even if the 2Ls of this site are now running around in a state of PANIC.

OP, you do realize that 4/5 of the V5 has a 100% offer rate, right? You're fine.

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby CarlaBee » Sun Feb 02, 2014 4:17 pm

Thanks for the replies! I know I am probably over-obsessing and that there's nothing that can be done about it now, but I just wanted some assurance that one bad grade won't completely screw me over later. And luckily, I was never interested in clerking.

(And also, completely didn't mind the joke. It made me chuckle.)

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby CarlaBee » Sun Feb 02, 2014 4:20 pm

wiz wrote:
smaug wrote:
slackademic wrote:Next person who trolls in here gets b&.


Serious question: what's the line between joking and trolling? That post was clearly a joke. (and a good one too, the use of "vault tier" and then V# was fantastic.)

No need to keep your finger on the button lest someone make a joke on top-law-schools.com/forums


Yeah, the spreadsheet was great. I think as long as you're funny, you should be allowed to do your thing. Even if the 2Ls of this site are now running around in a state of PANIC.

OP, you do realize that 4/5 of the V5 has a 100% offer rate, right? You're fine.


Sorry, just saw this post. Which V5 doesn't have a 100% offer rate? I *think* mine does (at least, based on my research last summer), but I'm just curious.

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby wiz » Sun Feb 02, 2014 4:26 pm

CarlaBee wrote:
wiz wrote:
smaug wrote:
slackademic wrote:Next person who trolls in here gets b&.


Serious question: what's the line between joking and trolling? That post was clearly a joke. (and a good one too, the use of "vault tier" and then V# was fantastic.)

No need to keep your finger on the button lest someone make a joke on top-law-schools.com/forums


Yeah, the spreadsheet was great. I think as long as you're funny, you should be allowed to do your thing. Even if the 2Ls of this site are now running around in a state of PANIC.

OP, you do realize that 4/5 of the V5 has a 100% offer rate, right? You're fine.


Sorry, just saw this post. Which V5 doesn't have a 100% offer rate? I *think* mine does (at least, based on my research last summer), but I'm just curious.


Skadden, which was like 98% firm-wide last year. Still a 100% offer rate for their NY office (no offers were in small satellites, according to NALP). As you said, there's nothing you can do about it now, but you should feel pretty confident since 100% of the NY V5 SA class last year got offers (that said, idk if cold offering is/was a thing).

Seriously though, relax. Enjoy your last half of law school. You'll have plenty of time to be neurotic and work yourself to death in 1.5 years.

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Re: Had good grades, got a summer position, then got a B-...

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 03, 2014 9:31 pm

Hey, Penn 2l too, Similar situation. Except add about 190 after the V and you will reach my firm. Neway I was wondering which class you got the B-. Had a similar grade last semester wondering if same. Can put hint to professor name if you like




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