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CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby zosluu » Mon May 25, 2015 1:32 pm

Has anybody's account been able to work yet?

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 25, 2015 1:43 pm

Whats your status say? Mine says "Your account has been disabled. Please contact your Career Services Office for additional service."

I'm in a midwest T30(which falls under the required schools). I think they might of just screwed up the dates forgetting about memorial day.

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby zosluu » Mon May 25, 2015 1:57 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Whats your status say? Mine says "Your account has been disabled. Please contact your Career Services Office for additional service."

I'm in a midwest T30(which falls under the required schools). I think they might of just screwed up the dates forgetting about memorial day.


Exactly what mine says!

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 25, 2015 2:06 pm

Ok thats good then. Its probably them just waiting til tomorrow to release. Good luck. Maybe turn this thread into the TLS thread for the fair.

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby zosluu » Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:59 pm

Has anybody been able to view the bid results? I got an email saying they posted but my account is disabled

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:44 pm

zosluu wrote:Has anybody been able to view the bid results? I got an email saying they posted but my account is disabled


Didn't the email say that results weren't due back until July 12th? I have yet to receive anything since the Bids are Closed email.

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 26, 2015 4:25 pm

Did anyone get the legal recruiting voluntary self-identify app from DLA Piper? Interview schedules don't go up till July 12th, would this be an indicator of a potential interview?

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 01, 2015 4:01 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Did anyone get the legal recruiting voluntary self-identify app from DLA Piper? Interview schedules don't go up till July 12th, would this be an indicator of a potential interview?


I got one as well.

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 01, 2015 4:20 pm

I'm betting that everyone who bid on them will receive it at some point in time. It doesn't seem like any kind of indicator. No evidence, just a gut feeling since it is a diversity fair.

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:49 am

Anonymous User wrote:Did anyone get the legal recruiting voluntary self-identify app from DLA Piper? Interview schedules don't go up till July 12th, would this be an indicator of a potential interview?


Where did you see preselects going up on July 12th? The only date I saw on the CCBA site was June 30th and that's come and gone.

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:35 am

From the June 10th email announcing that bids were closed:

"Dear Students,

Thank you for bidding. Bidding is now CLOSED. Your accounts have been TEMPORARILY DISABLED while employers make their selections.Selections are likely to conclude on or around July 12, 2015."

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:21 am

Schedules are up! Got 2 interviews

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:48 am

I got several interviews. But now thinking about this, I am a little concerned that as an LGBT white male, I shouldn't have applied. The career center encouraged me to apply, but I'm having second thoughts. Was this a mistake? Should I cancel?

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 07, 2015 9:55 am

Does anyone here or from past years know how difficult it is to convert interviews into CBs from the CCBA?

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:03 am

Anonymous User wrote:I got several interviews. But now thinking about this, I am a little concerned that as an LGBT white male, I shouldn't have applied. The career center encouraged me to apply, but I'm having second thoughts. Was this a mistake? Should I cancel?


I think the big thing here will be whether or not you are comfortable with it. If you are nervous that you are going to be looked at strangely it will affect your interviewing and likely ruin any chance you have at turning that interview into anything down.

ETA: I def would would not want to be the non-diverse white guy who applied since no fair is going to say that non-diverse applicants aren't allowed to apply. So if that is something you might come off as I think that is a legitimate concern.

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:16 am

I got two interviews (1,2). Thought I would get more based on last years thread. (midwest T1 25%)
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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:18 am

I got five interviews. Top third, Midwest t30.

Anyone know if the lottery has happened yet?

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby anonimitylaw » Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:22 am

Anonymous User wrote:I got several interviews. But now thinking about this, I am a little concerned that as an LGBT white male, I shouldn't have applied. The career center encouraged me to apply, but I'm having second thoughts. Was this a mistake? Should I cancel?


I think you should be fine, that is something that makes you a "minority" and diverse ... plus they can't ban you from participating. Minorities often include race, women, LGBT. If anything it'll be a good practice for OCI and a good way to network.
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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:25 am

Anonymous User wrote:I got five interviews. Top third, Midwest t30.

Anyone know if the lottery has happened yet?



I was under the impression that our 8 interviews comprised of both selected and lottery and might adjust if people cancel or drop out. Correct me if I'm wrong.

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 07, 2015 10:25 am

Is lottery not done at the same time?

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Chrstgtr » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:13 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I got five interviews. Top third, Midwest t30.

Anyone know if the lottery has happened yet?



I was under the impression that our 8 interviews comprised of both selected and lottery and might adjust if people cancel or drop out. Correct me if I'm wrong.


Is it a true lottery? I remember reading something to the effect that interviews were selected by 1-employer selection and 2-employer selection and student ranking.

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:21 am

So there is some pre selection of candidates? Like even if you got a "lottery spot" you still are in the top 30 candidates?

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Chrstgtr » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:39 am

Anonymous User wrote:So there is some pre selection of candidates? Like even if you got a "lottery spot" you still are in the top 30 candidates?


Looks like it. From the June 6, 2015, email.

"3. Every employer that you bid for will get your resume. Employers have 16 interviews on each schedule. They get to pre-select 8 students that bid for them that they really want to interview and place on their schedule. The other 8 interviews are chosen by a Symplicity-generated lottery of the rest of the students that bid for them.

4. Your student bid rankings come into play during this lottery process. Students rank employers and employers rank students. Symplicity generates a lottery based upon these preferences. Students that want an employer, who, in turn wants them - get matched up first (provided that there is an available time slot). Students that want an employer that does not necessarily want them still have a chance to get matched up for an interview with them - if the student ranks the employer high enough. Employers will not see how you rank them."

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 07, 2015 11:45 am

Median at Virginia, Penn, Duke and only snagged two interviews. A little bit surprised but perhaps the Midwest isn't as inviting to East Coasters?

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Re: CCBA Minority Law Fair

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 07, 2015 12:06 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Median at Virginia, Penn, Duke and only snagged two interviews. A little bit surprised but perhaps the Midwest isn't as inviting to East Coasters?


I'm the T30 poster from above. 3 of my interviews were with a secondary (think Indy/Detroit/KC/Milwaukee). I did get two V50 Chicago firms though. There were only like 16 slots per employer. If you only bid super selective employers, that's not a bad haul.




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