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Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jun 05, 2017 10:57 pm

Feel free to post bid lists, concerns, tips, and other updates here!

Important dates:

Bid list review: 5/31-6/21
Bidding: 6/13-6/30
Preliminary schedules released: 7/11
Open cancellation period: 7/11-7/18
Final schedules released: 7/26
Interviews: 8/2-8/8

Pre-OCI threads:
2015: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=251235
2016: viewtopic.php?f=23&t=265703

Good luck to everyone! :D
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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby WalkingContradiction » Wed Jun 07, 2017 10:12 pm

Why post this anonymously?

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:34 pm

Any idea what top 10%, 20%, 50% looks like for Penn grades, assuming a scale that is A=4.0, A-=3.7, B+=3.3, B=3, B-=2.7 ?

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:38 am

50% is around a 3.2.

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 17, 2017 10:58 am

Anonymous User wrote:50% is around a 3.2.

Source?

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:50% is around a 3.2.

Source?


It should be a 3.3 or a tinch higher.

The median grade in each of the 7 classes is a 3.3. It might be higher when factoring in electives and such, but that requires some more statistical thinking not worth going into.

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 21, 2017 5:11 pm

Anybody know any hard grade cutoffs for NYC firms?

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anybody know any hard grade cutoffs for NYC firms?


Just look at OCI spreadsheet, not an exact science but will give you "ballpark" numbers

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:58 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Anybody know any hard grade cutoffs for NYC firms?


Just look at OCI spreadsheet, not an exact science but will give you "ballpark" numbers


And remember that that is a cumulative total. So there are likely people who outperformed the donut, but also people who underperformed the donut. Some of the firms have a preferred GPA listed... could help ballpark there too.

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:43 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anybody know any hard grade cutoffs for NYC firms?


Just look at OCI spreadsheet, not an exact science but will give you "ballpark" numbers


And remember that that is a cumulative total. So there are likely people who outperformed the donut, but also people who underperformed the donut. Some of the firms have a preferred GPA listed... could help ballpark there too.



OP here. Thanks for the responses - definitely looking to the spreadsheet for guidance, and also knowing it isn't perfect. I really wanted to know more of any firms with a hard GPA floor below which they won't go.

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:57 pm

Anyone have any idea when results from the writing competition are typically released? How much does placement on LR or another prestigious journal impact chances? Thanks

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 12, 2017 6:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone have any idea when results from the writing competition are typically released? How much does placement on LR or another prestigious journal impact chances? Thanks


Just got an email from Dean Monroe saying that they will be released via email on July 21 at 6PM. I'm a fellow rising 2L, but I think that it only helps but can't really hurt (unless you're interviewing with an old school partner or are very lit focused).

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Lithium94 » Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:49 pm

Can anyone shed some light on how the swap board works? TIA

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:44 pm

Bump

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:36 pm

any callback updates?

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:55 pm

Morgan Lewis NY and Winstron Strawn NY have given out cbs

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 02, 2017 7:56 pm

Schulte NY has as well

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:52 am

DPW (NY) cbs have gone out

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:42 pm

Day 2 updates?

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 03, 2017 6:55 pm

Wilmerhale NY CBs Out

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:17 pm

Is sullcrom cb out?

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:43 pm

^ No movement

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:45 pm

Nothing for SC yet I think

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:48 pm

any skadden NYC movement?

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Re: Penn OCI 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:11 pm

Jones Day NY starting to come out




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