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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby dungodingo » Wed Sep 30, 2015 11:37 pm

School Range: CCN
Market(s): NY
Approximate class rank: Top 20%
Law review: Secondary journal
Work experience: Average
IP background: Nope
Anything else that might have an impact? PI-heavy resume
Screening Interviews: 27
Callbacks received: 15
Callbacks accepted: 8
Offers w/vault ranges: 2 (V30, V40)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback?: 2
Thank-you notes sent: a couple

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby El Pollito » Thu Oct 01, 2015 12:07 am

I think firms caring about PI heavy resumes is flame.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby trebekismyhero » Thu Oct 01, 2015 11:40 am

El Pollito wrote:I think firms caring about PI heavy resumes is flame.


It does depend on the firm. I worked in the public sector for a few years before going to law school and did a public interest job 1L summer. I was surprised that more firms didn't care about that, but a few firms brought it up when I was doing OCI and I got dinged by them.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Oct 01, 2015 12:13 pm

School Range: T14
Market(s): NYC/Chi/Secondary
Approximate class rank: Below median
Law review/secondary journal: secondary journal
Work experience: k-JD
IP background: no
Anything else that might have an impact?: No
Screening Interviews: 28
Callbacks received: 14
Callbacks accepted: 14
Offers w/vault ranges: 3 V30
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 0
Thank-you notes sent: 0

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 02, 2015 8:39 am

Excited to finally post here

School Range: T14
Market(s): NYC/Secondary
Approximate class rank: Median/Below Median (Not 100% sure)
Law review/secondary journal: secondary journal
Work experience: 1 year business
IP background: no
Anything else that might have an impact?: International Student
Screening Interviews: 20
Callbacks received: 4
Callbacks accepted: 4
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V50
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 2
Thank-you notes sent: 1 (Funny enough, that's the one that offered)

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Glasseyes » Fri Oct 02, 2015 8:44 am

Anonymous User wrote:Excited to finally post here

School Range: T14
Market(s): NYC/Secondary
Approximate class rank: Median/Below Median (Not 100% sure)
Law review/secondary journal: secondary journal
Work experience: 1 year business
IP background: no
Anything else that might have an impact?: International Student
Screening Interviews: 20
Callbacks received: 4
Callbacks accepted: 4
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V50
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 2
Thank-you notes sent: 1 (Funny enough, that's the one that offered)


congrats!

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 02, 2015 8:47 am

School Range: Canada
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Top 25%
Law review/secondary journal: Secondary journal
Work experience: No
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact?: Not that I can think of
Screening Interviews: 6
Callbacks received: 5
Callbacks accepted: 5
Offers w/vault ranges: 5 (1 x V5, V20 x 3, 1x V100)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 0
Thank-you notes sent: None

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby pancakes3 » Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:22 am

Anonymous User wrote:School Range: Canada
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Top 25%
Law review/secondary journal: Secondary journal
Work experience: No
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact?: Not that I can think of
Screening Interviews: 6
Callbacks received: 5
Callbacks accepted: 5
Offers w/vault ranges: 5 (1 x V5, V20 x 3, 1x V100)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 0
Thank-you notes sent: None


Awesome.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby pancakes3 » Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:22 am

Anonymous User wrote:School Range: Canada
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Top 25%
Law review/secondary journal: Secondary journal
Work experience: No
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact?: Not that I can think of
Screening Interviews: 6
Callbacks received: 5
Callbacks accepted: 5
Offers w/vault ranges: 5 (1 x V5, V20 x 3, 1x V100)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 0
Thank-you notes sent: None


Awesome.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 02, 2015 11:42 am

School Range: Lower t14 -> HYS transfer
Market(s): DC
Approximate class rank: Top 2%
Law review/secondary journal: N/A
Work experience: 1 yr
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact?: Various 1L accolades
Screening Interviews: 22 (all DC)
Callbacks received: 12
Callbacks accepted: 8
Offers w/vault ranges: 8 (one from pre-OCI) -- most in DC V10 & V20
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 1
Thank-you notes sent: intermittently - no impact

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 02, 2015 12:37 pm

School Range: Lower T14
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Slightly above median
Law review/secondary journal: Law Review
Work experience: K-JD(Lots of legal work/internships over my breaks in UG)
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact?: High GPA from Ivy UG
Screening Interviews: 16 (1 turned down from resume drop)
Callbacks received: 6 (4 from mass mailing)
Callbacks accepted: 5 (1 V30, 3 V50, 1 V100)
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V100
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 1 so far; CB was 2 weeks ago
Thank-you notes sent: None.

Apparently I'm an awful interviewer, although I'm really not sure what else I could have done to improve. I'm perfectly fine with where I ended up(pays market and great culture) but I am a little annoyed that people with similar GPAs and no LR got V20s. Also: everyone should be mass mailing. I got 4 bites from ~ 80 emails.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 02, 2015 2:58 pm

School Range: CCN
Market(s): Small secondary, NYC
Approximate class rank: Slightly below median
Law review/secondary journal: Secondary journal
Work experience: Biglaw paralegal
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact?: Full scholarship to law school
Screening Interviews: 25
Callbacks received: 7 (2 from mass mailing)
Callbacks accepted: 7 (didn't look up the V-tiers)
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 (accepted first choice offer before hearing back from 4 CB firms)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? Like 2-3.
Thank-you notes sent: Thank you emails to all CB attorneys I connected with. Probably sent a note to 25% of the attorneys I met.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Babum » Fri Oct 02, 2015 7:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:School Range: Lower T14
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Slightly above median
Law review/secondary journal: Law Review
Work experience: K-JD(Lots of legal work/internships over my breaks in UG)
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact?: High GPA from Ivy UG
Screening Interviews: 16 (1 turned down from resume drop)
Callbacks received: 6 (4 from mass mailing)
Callbacks accepted: 5 (1 V30, 3 V50, 1 V100)
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V100
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 1 so far; CB was 2 weeks ago
Thank-you notes sent: None.

Apparently I'm an awful interviewer, although I'm really not sure what else I could have done to improve. I'm perfectly fine with where I ended up(pays market and great culture) but I am a little annoyed that people with similar GPAs and no LR got V20s. Also: everyone should be mass mailing. I got 4 bites from ~ 80 emails.


Hey, one is all it takes

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 02, 2015 9:42 pm

School: TX T2
Market(s): TX
Approximate class rank: 5%
Law review/secondary journal: LR
Work experience: Gov
IP background: Negative
Anything else that might have an impact? Nope
Screening Interviews: ~18
Callbacks received: 4
Callbacks accepted: 4
Offers w/vault ranges: 2 (v30, v100)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 1
Thank-you notes sent: hit or miss

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Oct 03, 2015 1:27 pm

3L here coming from a V50. Sent my materials out to 9 firms hiring 3Ls.

School Range: MVPD
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Top 40% (Well below median 3L year)
Law review/secondary journal: Secondary journal
Work experience: Yes, 3 years of solid WE
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact?: Moot Court, many leadership positions at law school.
Screening Interviews: 2
Callbacks received: 2
Callbacks accepted: 2
Offers w/vault ranges: 2 (2 x V10)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 0
Thank-you notes sent: All CB interviewers.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby barkschool » Sat Oct 03, 2015 4:27 pm

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:52 pm

School Range: Lower T14
Market(s): Mainly NYC
Approximate class rank: Top 10%
Law review/secondary journal: LR
Work experience: N/A
IP background: N/A
Anything else that might have an impact?: Speaks a foreign language that's in demand
Screening Interviews: 21
Callbacks received: 13
Callbacks accepted: 9
Offers w/vault ranges: 5 (V5 *2, V20 *2, V50*1) (Accepted a V5)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 0
Thank-you notes sent: Most CB interviewers.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Oct 04, 2015 11:27 pm

School Range: Midwest T30
Market(s): Secondary Midwest
Approximate class rank: Top 25%
Law review/secondary journal: Secondary
Work experience: K-JD
IP background: Poli Sci Major
Anything else that might have an impact? I network well.
Screening Interviews: 8
Callbacks received: 11 (6 straight to CB)
Callbacks accepted: 7
Offers w/vault ranges: 4 in Secondary Market, withdrew other 3.
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback?
Thank-you notes sent: CB interviewers I like.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 05, 2015 9:51 am

School Range: Top 30-50
Market(s): DC, NY
Approximate class rank: Top 2%
Law review: Law Review
Work experience: No
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? MBA, Moot Court
Screening Interviews: 19 (all mass mail)
Callbacks received: 16
Callbacks accepted: 11 (all DC)
Offers w/vault ranges: 6 Offers - all DC (1 V10 [accepted], 3 V20, 2 V50), 2 Post-CB Rejections, Withdrew from 3
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback?: 0
Thank-you notes sent: 0

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 05, 2015 11:15 am

Anonymous User wrote:School Range: Top 30-50
Approximate class rank: Top 2%
Screening Interviews: 19 (all mass mail)
Callbacks received: 16
Offers w/vault ranges: 6 Offers - all DC (1 V10 [accepted], 3 V20, 2 V50), 2 Post-CB Rejections, Withdrew from 3
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback?: 0
Thank-you notes sent: 0


Way to hustle, congrats.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby mister logical » Mon Oct 05, 2015 11:45 am

barkschool wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:3L here coming from a V50. Sent my materials out to 9 firms hiring 3Ls.


Why the switch? — feel free to pm.



also curious - feel free to PM as well

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 05, 2015 4:32 pm

School Range: T1 > CCN Transfer
Market(s): Chicago / Bay Area
Approximate class rank: Top 5% prior to transfer
Law review/secondary journal: n/a
Work experience: 5 years non-legal
IP background: Patent eligible
Anything else that might have an impact? I have a very unique "why law" story (confirmed by veteran interviewers)
Screening Interviews: 50 (3 job fairs + OCI)
Callbacks received: 26
Callbacks accepted: 19
Offers w/vault ranges: 11 (withdrew from several prior to receiving decisions) - 1xV5, 3xV10, 2xV20, 3xV50, 2xV100 - Accepted V10
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 5
Thank-you notes sent: Only a few early on in the screener stage

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 05, 2015 4:48 pm

School Range: T2 NYC Local
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Top 15-20%
Law review/secondary journal: Yes
Work experience: 1 year non-legal
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? Not really.
Screening Interviews: 14
Callbacks received: 7 (1 massmail)
Callbacks accepted: 4
Offers w/vault ranges: 1 V40, was really sick so cancelled 2 CBs after I received my first offer, wouldn't have accept regardless.
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 3
Thank-you notes sent: Yes.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby FluffMonster » Mon Oct 05, 2015 4:55 pm

Anonymous User wrote:3L here coming from a V50. Sent my materials out to 9 firms hiring 3Ls.

School Range: MVPD
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Top 40% (Well below median 3L year)
Law review/secondary journal: Secondary journal
Work experience: Yes, 3 years of solid WE
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact?: Moot Court, many leadership positions at law school.
Screening Interviews: 2
Callbacks received: 2
Callbacks accepted: 2
Offers w/vault ranges: 2 (2 x V10)
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 0
Thank-you notes sent: All CB interviewers.


Considering trying to make a similar switch if I don't land my practice group of choice. If you'd care to share your experience, please PM me.

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Re: Fall 2015 OCI Results

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 05, 2015 5:13 pm

School Range: T1 NYC
Market(s): NYC
Approximate class rank: Top 10-15%
Law review/secondary journal: Secondary Journal
Work experience: K-JD
IP background: No
Anything else that might have an impact? Not really
Screening Interviews: 20, 10 accepted
Callbacks received: 5
Callbacks accepted: 4
Offers w/vault ranges: 2 V50 offers
How many firms just didn't get back with you with a rejection/callback? 0
Thank-you notes sent: No



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