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Does anybody know the relative grade cutoff for

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jun 14, 2017 10:54 pm

Bryan Cave and Cadwalader?

I'm considered AA at a T-20 but I suffered a major blow to my first year GPA and I'm sitting at a 2.9ish. I'm also bilingual but I'm unsure how much that'll come into play.

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Re: Does anybody know the relative grade cutoff for

Postby sparty99 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 1:16 am

You have a 10% chance and luck and prayer from landing Big Law. 2.9 is near or below median. But you still must apply to anything and everything, but know your hopes and dreams should not be Big Law but any gainful employment.

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Re: Does anybody know the relative grade cutoff for

Postby cavalier1138 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 5:40 am

You really should be asking your school about this directly. OCS should have exact numbers for you and be able to give you guidance on bidding.

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Re: Does anybody know the relative grade cutoff for

Postby grades?? » Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:22 am

You have almost no chance. Cad cut its summer program last year over half in size. Some major markets don't have a single summer anymore.

People with better grades at t13 strike out. You need to start thinking about what you will do when you don't get big law.

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Re: Does anybody know the relative grade cutoff for

Postby Mickfromgm » Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:58 am

Not looking good unless you are a minority, have provable powerful connections, or your dad is the POTUS (even then . . . .)

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Re: Does anybody know the relative grade cutoff for

Postby nyu2019maybeplease » Thu Jun 15, 2017 4:57 pm

grades??, try the same sentences but with a few words to indicate empathy or, at least, sympathy.

You'll be amazed with the difference it makes in terms of reaction.

grades?? wrote:You have almost no chance. Cad cut its summer program last year over half in size. Some major markets don't have a single summer anymore.

People with better grades at t13 strike out. You need to start thinking about what you will do when you don't get big law.

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Re: Does anybody know the relative grade cutoff for

Postby eastcoast_iub » Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:11 pm

That is a really odd pairing of firms to ask about. How did you arrive at those?

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Re: Does anybody know the relative grade cutoff for

Postby trebekismyhero » Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:28 pm

Not sure why these two in particular. You need to apply everywhere and go to diversity fairs. Your big law chances are small, but most important thing is getting a job so don't focus on specific firms. Apply everywhere in the markets you want to work

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Re: Does anybody know the relative grade cutoff for

Postby Wild Card » Thu Jun 15, 2017 7:45 pm

No chance. Cad has halved its summer program. Some major markets no longer hire.

Stronger students at better schools strike out. Make backup plans.

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Hm, I don't think so.

nyu2019maybeplease wrote:grades??, try the same sentences but with a few words to indicate empathy or, at least, sympathy.

You'll be amazed with the difference it makes in terms of reaction.

grades?? wrote:You have almost no chance. Cad cut its summer program last year over half in size. Some major markets don't have a single summer anymore.

People with better grades at t13 strike out. You need to start thinking about what you will do when you don't get big law.

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Re: Does anybody know the relative grade cutoff for

Postby cavalier1138 » Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:02 pm

nyu2019maybeplease wrote:grades??, try the same sentences but with a few words to indicate empathy or, at least, sympathy.

You'll be amazed with the difference it makes in terms of reaction.

grades?? wrote:You have almost no chance. Cad cut its summer program last year over half in size. Some major markets don't have a single summer anymore.

People with better grades at t13 strike out. You need to start thinking about what you will do when you don't get big law.


Because the goal here isn't to relay information, it's for strangers on the internet to think you're a swell guy.

OP asked what their chances were. Their OCS knows better than we do, but Cadwalader's almost definitely not in the cards.

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Re: Does anybody know the relative grade cutoff for

Postby nyu2019maybeplease » Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:59 pm

Thinking the purpose of empathy/sympathy is to get people to like you = peak TLS.

You say goal is deliver information. If that's the case, why give people a chance to think about anything other than the info?

Just tryna help, friend.

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nyu2019maybeplease wrote:grades??, try the same sentences but with a few words to indicate empathy or, at least, sympathy.

You'll be amazed with the difference it makes in terms of reaction.

grades?? wrote:You have almost no chance. Cad cut its summer program last year over half in size. Some major markets don't have a single summer anymore.

People with better grades at t13 strike out. You need to start thinking about what you will do when you don't get big law.


Because the goal here isn't to relay information, it's for strangers on the internet to think you're a swell guy.

OP asked what their chances were. Their OCS knows better than we do, but Cadwalader's almost definitely not in the cards.



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