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Litigation
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Transactional
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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:50 am

Got 10 as well. 1-5, 7-8, 16, 23, 28.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby TheSpanishMain » Wed Jul 29, 2015 9:56 am

Anonymous User wrote:Just outside of top 1/3, got 16, including 10 of my top eleven (missed 9), a few in the high teens, and then a few preselects in secondaries that i bid very low.


How do you know they're preselects?

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Notasearch » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:01 am

Extremely disappointed with how things turned out. I got 17 interviews, but it looks like a lot of preselects from my lower-ranked firms (9 of bottom 20) bumped out the firms I really wanted (only got 1 of top 5, 2 of top 10).

Guess I'll have to do some backchanneling and let them know I got GLJ... :wink:

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:04 am

TheSpanishMain wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Just outside of top 1/3, got 16, including 10 of my top eleven (missed 9), a few in the high teens, and then a few preselects in secondaries that i bid very low.


How do you know they're preselects?


They're firms that get bid pretty heavily and are below 30.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby LM1936 » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:08 am

Got firms I wanted (7 out of my top 10) but only got 10 firms total! Yikes.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby barkschool » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:10 am

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:12 am

Does it seem like this year has less interviews on average than last year?

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby LULU0909 » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:15 am

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby inchipwetrust » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:16 am

barkschool wrote:Even spread through 3 days?


I'm booked full August 10th and 11th, but only one on the 12th. Got 12 total; 1-6, 8-10, 12-13, 24.
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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby LM1936 » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:18 am

barkschool wrote:
LM1936 wrote:Got firms I wanted (7 out of my top 10) but only got 10 firms total! Yikes.

Even spread through 3 days?


Yep, 10 spread throughout 3 days. Only 1 on the 12th.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:24 am

I have 8 on the 11th...odds of me burning out before noon are depressingly high.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:27 am

When emailing firms we didn't get screeners with, do we need a resume/transcript/cover letter combo or is just a resume sufficient?

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:30 am

Transfer student, got 15 interviews. Mostly NY, some DC and Boston.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:43 am

Top 5%. Got 16/30 interviews. Happy I didn't go with 50 bids; I got quite a few interviews from lower ranked firms on my list i assume were preselects.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:52 am

It does seem like many more people had 18 last year.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 10:56 am

I have 9 on Tuesday. The odds of me mixing up firms at least once are about 99.99%.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:12 am

Scored 11 all in, 2 of which are OCS fuckups* and auto-cancels, so I'm feeling righteously fucked with 9 screeners.

*First one was a bid that OCS promised to rescind after a pre-oci interview came through immediately after bidding closed. Needless to say, they failed to follow through, so i wasted a top bid and missed out on most everything ranked #6 or lower.

**Second one is an interview assigned to the wrong city. Double and triple checked my bid list to avoid exactly that, so I have a bad feeling OCS was doing some hand tweaking and made a royal mess. It's cool, not like there are any suicide-inducing consequences or anything.

EDITED TO ADD: the big formatted thing we're supposed to be using.

Approximate class rank: top 33%
Journal: ACLR
Moot Court, Beaudry, etc.: no
IP backbround: no
Significant work experience: yes
Years out of undergrad: 2+
Prestigious undergrad: no
Other relevant factors: strong experience in one industry
Target markets: DC
Type of work sought: Regulatory / Lit
Self-assessed interviewing ability: good+
Screeners or callbacks prior to EIW from mass-mailing: 3 (2 in advance; 1 after EIW)
Screeners received for EIW: 9 (initially 11, but see above)
Callbacks received from EIW screeners: forthcoming
Offers received from EIW: waiting on 1 cb response now

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:15 am

Grabbed this from last year's thread, may be helpful:

Approximate class rank: (top 10%, top 15%, top 33%, above median, median, below median)
Journal: (which one)
Moot Court, Beaudry, etc.: (which one/s)
IP backbround: Yes/No
Significant work experience: (broadly defined as anything relevant to corporate America/business/finance/accounting/tax/paralegal/etc.) Yes/No is enough
Years out of undergrad: (if more than 2, just 2+ is fine to prevent outing)
Prestigious undergrad: Yes/No/Locally
Other relevant factors (e.g., URM, LBGT, age/prior life experience, military):
Target markets:
Type of work sought: Corporate/Litigation/Doesn't matter
Self-assessed interviewing ability: (great/good/normal/below normal/far below normal)
Screeners or callbacks prior to EIW from mass-mailing: (if yes, how many, what type of firm, etc.)
Screeners received for EIW: (just the number)
Callbacks received from EIW screeners: (just the number, and if you would, Vault ranking if applicable, i.e., V25, V50, and two non-Vault firms; market/city if comfortable listing)
Offers received from EIW: (just the number, and if you would, Vault ranking if applicable, i.e., V25, V50, and two non-Vault firms; market/city if comfortable listing)

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:19 am

Approximate class rank: Just outside of top 1/3
Journal: The Tax Lawyer
Moot Court, Beaudry, etc.: None
IP backbround: No
Significant work experience: Finance
Years out of undergrad: 2+
Prestigious undergrad: No
Other relevant factors (e.g., URM, LBGT, age/prior life experience, military): None
Target markets: NYC, Boston
Type of work sought: Corporate
Self-assessed interviewing ability: Good in my prior lifetime, hit or miss from 1L jobs
Screeners or callbacks prior to EIW from mass-mailing: None
Screeners received for EIW: 16
Callbacks received from EIW screeners: (Reserved)
Offers received from EIW: (Reserved)

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:31 am

Approximate class rank: Top 20-25% (GPA 3.5x)
Journal: ACLR
Moot Court, Beaudry, etc.: None
IP background: No
Significant work experience: Yes
Years out of undergrad: 2
Prestigious undergrad: No
Other relevant factors (e.g., URM, LBGT, age/prior life experience, military): None
Target markets: NYC, DC
Type of work sought: White Collar Litigation
Self-assessed interviewing ability: good
Screeners or callbacks prior to EIW from mass-mailing: N/A
Screeners received for EIW: 10 + 1 picked up through mass mail
Callbacks received from EIW screeners: 1 (2 screeners with results still pending)
Offers received from EIW: 1 (V30)

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby registering » Wed Jul 29, 2015 11:44 am

Got 18 but I definitely should've taken the advice to not use all my bids. Got one firm that I bid 47th on and another 26th so I assume those are my preselects. Very NY-heavy list so I guess it's time to MM the ones I didn't get from DC. Probably should've been more aggressive.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 29, 2015 12:08 pm

In last year's thread, people said some firms they didn't get emailed them to schedule an interview--when would emails like that typically go out? Today? Tomorrow?

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Notasearch » Wed Jul 29, 2015 1:00 pm

I can confirm that one V10 firm's DC office has already sent out emails to people who didn't quite make the EIW cut about scheduling extra interviews. I plan on contacting all of the high ones I've missed out on today, I'd rather be proactive than wait and see who emails me first.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Coelum » Wed Jul 29, 2015 1:45 pm

Anonymous User wrote:When emailing firms we didn't get screeners with, do we need a resume/transcript/cover letter combo or is just a resume sufficient?


Same question here.

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Re: Georgetown - EIW 2015

Postby Capitol_Idea » Wed Jul 29, 2015 1:57 pm

Coelum wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:When emailing firms we didn't get screeners with, do we need a resume/transcript/cover letter combo or is just a resume sufficient?


Same question here.

No need for a transcript. If you bid them then they have it already. A cover letter seems unnecessary, but a current resume (with updated rankings or journal info) couldn't hurt. Worst case if you're paranoid about it attach an electronic version of your transcript anyway - it doesn't hurt anything.




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