Summer Associate Class of 2017

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Where are you working this summer?

NYC
69
27%
DC
20
8%
LA
16
6%
Chicago
22
9%
Boston
12
5%
Texas
31
12%
San Fransisco
20
8%
Atlanta
7
3%
Philly
13
5%
Other
47
18%
 
Total votes: 257

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 20, 2017 4:54 pm

PeanutsNJam wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I am a 2L SA at a biglaw firm in Silicon Valley. Today, a first year associate suggested that I should write thank you emails to everybody I have worked with (who are in other offices) and write thank you cards to every attorney I have worked with at this office. Is this the norm? Should I be doing this? I know that writing thank you emails after interviews has been debated a lot. Honestly, I did them last year but I think they were useless.


This sounds very strange. I would definitely ask another more senior associate. Maybe this first year was messing with you?


Sounded very strange to me too! The first year associate actually did this last year when she was an SA, so I know she is not messing with me. But I will definitely ask other senior associates because I am not comfortable with this myself.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby ur_hero » Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:44 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
PeanutsNJam wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I am a 2L SA at a biglaw firm in Silicon Valley. Today, a first year associate suggested that I should write thank you emails to everybody I have worked with (who are in other offices) and write thank you cards to every attorney I have worked with at this office. Is this the norm? Should I be doing this? I know that writing thank you emails after interviews has been debated a lot. Honestly, I did them last year but I think they were useless.


This sounds very strange. I would definitely ask another more senior associate. Maybe this first year was messing with you?


Sounded very strange to me too! The first year associate actually did this last year when she was an SA, so I know she is not messing with me. But I will definitely ask other senior associates because I am not comfortable with this myself.


Seems like a first-year just trying to be helpful by telling you what they think would be nice based off her own one-off experience. Probably pointless, as you had a whole summer to make an impression.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby SmokeytheBear » Thu Jul 20, 2017 5:46 pm

I can't wait for you guys to leave tomorrow so I can go back to eating like a healthy human being and drinking by myself.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Big Red » Thu Jul 20, 2017 7:59 pm

SmokeytheBear wrote:I can't wait for you guys to leave tomorrow so I can go back to eating like a healthy human being and drinking by myself.


yeah I'd been pretty resilient to gaining weight all summer but this last week or so has been my Nam

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:23 am

Anonymous User wrote:How many Michelin stars does everyone have under their belts so far?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Dr. Nefario » Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:35 am

Is it offer/no offer week for a lot of people? This thread could get lit real fast.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 23, 2017 12:17 pm

I'm one of the grumpy SA-hating anons. It's not the offer week, but it is my last week. Almost done. Can't wait.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jul 23, 2017 4:47 pm

it's final week for LW 10 week-ers (unless they started late for some reason)

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby fistfullofdollhairs » Mon Jul 24, 2017 11:32 am

Accepted my offer on Friday. I should be penning thank you emails to the associates I bonded with over the summer but watching family guy instead.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:27 pm

how long does it take to hear back about offer/no offer? My program ended a week ago and still nothing... starting to get worried lol

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:06 pm

Last week with offers coming Thursday. I have one last assignment but I can't stop procrastinating...

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby RaceJudicata » Mon Jul 24, 2017 1:10 pm

fistfullofdollhairs wrote:Accepted my offer on Friday. I should be penning thank you emails to the associates I bonded with over the summer but watching family guy instead.


You don't need to send thank you notes. Enjoy family guy.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Joscellin » Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:32 am

Last week here - offers don't come for a couple weeks after that though.

Totally not going to be stressed in the meantime.

Not at all.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Hand » Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:41 am

everyone plz report your LSAT score when you're sharing that you got/didn't get an offer so hikko doesn't have to ask mmkay

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:23 pm

When applying to other stuff, do you put that you got an offer on your resume? Like "Summer Associate (Permanent Offer Extended)" or something? I just heard this but it seems really weird to me. Do people do this? Would it just be for firm applications or for PI/Gov too?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby SmokeytheBear » Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:56 pm

Anonymous User wrote:When applying to other stuff, do you put that you got an offer on your resume? Like "Summer Associate (Permanent Offer Extended)" or something? I just heard this but it seems really weird to me. Do people do this? Would it just be for firm applications or for PI/Gov too?


This is what you should do for other firms. Cannot opine for PI/Gov. But it's a natural question to ask: "Saw you summered there--did you get an offer?"

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Dr. Nefario » Thu Aug 03, 2017 3:58 pm

Hand wrote:everyone plz report your LSAT score when you're sharing that you got/didn't get an offer so hikko doesn't have to ask mmkay


Can confirm a friend with a sub-150 got an offer.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:07 pm

SmokeytheBear wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:When applying to other stuff, do you put that you got an offer on your resume? Like "Summer Associate (Permanent Offer Extended)" or something? I just heard this but it seems really weird to me. Do people do this? Would it just be for firm applications or for PI/Gov too?


This is what you should do for other firms. Cannot opine for PI/Gov. But it's a natural question to ask: "Saw you summered there--did you get an offer?"

Yup, makes sense. I assumed it would come up in interviews, but didn't really think about adding it to the resume.

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Hand » Thu Aug 03, 2017 5:13 pm

Dr. Nefario wrote:
Hand wrote:everyone plz report your LSAT score when you're sharing that you got/didn't get an offer so hikko doesn't have to ask mmkay


Can confirm a friend with a sub-150 got an offer.

:shock:

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Dr. Nefario » Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:52 am

Hand wrote:
Dr. Nefario wrote:
Hand wrote:everyone plz report your LSAT score when you're sharing that you got/didn't get an offer so hikko doesn't have to ask mmkay


Can confirm a friend with a sub-150 got an offer.

:shock:


Took the LSAT cold as a joke, went to a 4th tier a few years later, top 1%, transferred to a T20, multiple SA offers, top 10% at T20, post-SA offer.

Just your average big law story right?

@hikko what say you?

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Hand » Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:09 am

Dr. Nefario wrote:
Hand wrote:
Dr. Nefario wrote:
Hand wrote:everyone plz report your LSAT score when you're sharing that you got/didn't get an offer so hikko doesn't have to ask mmkay


Can confirm a friend with a sub-150 got an offer.

:shock:


Took the LSAT cold as a joke, went to a 4th tier a few years later, top 1%, transferred to a T20, multiple SA offers, top 10% at T20, post-SA offer.

Just your average big law story right?

@hikko what say you?

I assume hikko would have fed this one to the wolves many moons ago

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Re: Summer Associate Class of 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 28, 2018 2:32 pm

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