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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:20 pm

So if we are fortunate enough to receive an offer, what is the etiquette for:

(1) Calling back an offeror to thank her/him

(2) Canceling callbacks at firms we like less than the firm where we already have an offer

(3) Accepting an offer

(4) Rejecting an offer

Also, wanted to thank everyone on this site for helping us out. Much of the advice has been really useful, and some of you are clearly putting a lot of time into giving thoughtful tips.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby John_Luther1989 » Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:So if we are fortunate enough to receive an offer, what is the etiquette for:

(1) Calling back an offeror to thank her/him

(2) Canceling callbacks at firms we like less than the firm where we already have an offer

(3) Accepting an offer

(4) Rejecting an offer

Also, wanted to thank everyone on this site for helping us out. Much of the advice has been really useful, and some of you are clearly putting a lot of time into giving thoughtful tips.


(1) No need to do this.

(2) Just email recruiting and tell them you'd like to withdraw your application

(3) Either tell them on the phone when they call (only if you are 100% sure) or email recruiting once you've made your final decision

(4) Email recruiting that you've decided to go elsewhere and you're withdrawing your application.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:30 pm

What a happy thing to worry about

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:44 pm

Obviously it's a good worry to have... but it's not not a worry.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 13, 2015 10:49 pm

Obviously it's a good worry to have... but it's not not a worry.


It's not a worry: you call the firm you like and tell the recruiting department "I accept the offer." Your offer won't be rescinded because of any small confusion you may have. You then contact recruiting at the firms you don't want and tell them, one by one, that you are thankful for the callback that they gave you but have already accepted an offer from a different firm.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 13, 2015 11:18 pm

Anyone hear from OMM (LA) yet?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 9:41 am

Here we go, another day waiting for the rejections to flow in. I have eleven firms left of 21? We'll see.

Pretty even spread to hear back from from the four days. I only have one left from Thursday but three from Friday, three from Monday, and four from Tuesday to hear back from. And at this point in the week, they should all be dings, I'm guessing.

Fun times. :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: I missed twenty-one free-throws with the hoop four feet away and four feet off the ground. Now I have to see if I can make it in the hoop from the three-point line and ten feet in the air. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:04 am

Any word from Cooley (SR)?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:21 am

its been a week so i'm not optimistic but any news from Cahill at all? CB or ding? especially with CW

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 10:29 am

havent heard from cahill either, or paul hastings or sidley. It's all dings at this point, I have to imagine.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 11:01 am

Akin ding. Here comes the bloodbath. This morning went for a run and for a while I was feeling like I may not be complete shit. Then the email came

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 11:24 am

People with absolutely nothing, we should meet tonight and have an anti-celebration. Reply if interested.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 11:54 am

Akin ding here as well (RJ)

I know a lot of CBs have gone out for these already, but since none from my interviewers I thought it wouldn't hurt to ask:
Cleary (SF)?
Paul Weiss (BJ)?
Hogan (PVT)?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:07 pm

Anonymous User wrote:its been a week so i'm not optimistic but any news from Cahill at all? CB or ding? especially with CW


Haven't heard from CW either. Not hopeful considering how few callbacks Cahill gave out last year.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:14 pm

Still waiting for STB, Cleary, Wh&Ca, JD, K&S, all NY.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Akin ding here as well (RJ)

I know a lot of CBs have gone out for these already, but since none from my interviewers I thought it wouldn't hurt to ask:
Cleary (SF)?
Paul Weiss (BJ)?
Hogan (PVT)?


Still waiting on Hogan PVT as well

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 12:36 pm

Strook ding (CB)

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 1:22 pm

Have we seen any V&E movement?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 1:28 pm

Pretty sure all Cahill CBs went out already. They made calls on Saturday.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 1:50 pm

Has anyone heard from S&C (SM) yet?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 1:51 pm

Why do they have to wait until the end of the day to send out rejections? Just reject me now! That much easier, and it saves all of us time.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 2:15 pm

Dings from Cooley, McDermott, Akin.

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 3:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any word from Cooley (SR)?


CB on Wednesday

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 3:03 pm

Any DPW offers yet?

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Re: Columbia EIP 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Aug 14, 2015 3:08 pm

I guess these firms aren't going to get cute and offer callbacks over a week after the screener? It's too bad, they only get cute with rejections. Looks like it's failure from the top of the bid list to the bottom, damn.




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