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Re: GW bidding list critique

Postby bananaphone » Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:03 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Does anyone know which firms those of us with less fortunate gpas (at median or slightly below) should try for if we have a couple spots left on the list?

Maybe Alston and Bird and whatever smaller firms are on the list this year.

Biglaw rarely has interest in GW candidates below 3.5.

I think the stat I've heard is that about 33%-50% of Thurgood Marshall Scholars receive an OCI Job and 60-75% of GW Law Scholars receive one. Rarely does anyone not in a scholar designation receive a biglaw offer.

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Re: GW bidding list critique

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 07, 2017 3:25 pm

^ I mean theres a good amount of firms if you look on the sheet GW career center hands out which have a 3.3 or under in their GPA range

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Re: GW bidding list critique

Postby bananaphone » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:55 am

Anonymous User wrote:^ I mean theres a good amount of firms if you look on the sheet GW career center hands out which have a 3.3 or under in their GPA range


Yes but those people do not get callbacks.

You'll see that it ends up being the same 15 or so people at every callback.

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Re: GW bidding list critique

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 08, 2017 12:56 pm

bananaphone wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:^ I mean theres a good amount of firms if you look on the sheet GW career center hands out which have a 3.3 or under in their GPA range


Yes but those people do not get callbacks.

You'll see that it ends up being the same 15 or so people at every callback.


Yup. All GW students who aren't top of the class or CS/EE need to drastically lower expectations.

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Re: GW bidding list critique

Postby 84651846190 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:50 pm

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Re: GW bidding list critique

Postby topgun400 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:03 am

Would someone post the PDF with the GPA ranges for those of us looking ahead?

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Re: GW bidding list critique

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:01 pm

Now that results are in - how do you think you did? As another GW student, I'm convinced bidding was a crapshoot. Got super high reaches for me and some of my low safeties just didn't select. Also would like to post results because GW doesn't have a ton of data points on this site.

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Re: GW bidding list critique

Postby bananaphone » Fri Jul 28, 2017 1:24 pm

I'm a rising 3L but results would be helpful for my mentees.

I've been seeing people get 5-6 screeners on average.

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Re: GW bidding list critique

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 28, 2017 2:19 pm

Posting Anon as to not out myself to friends. I think like above anon said, it was kind of a crapshoot. I ended up getting about 12 NYC screeners and 25 DC screeners. A ton, I felt, are out of my range based on the manual CSO provided. I'm annoyed to take that many, but even more afraid of striking out.

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Re: GW bidding list critique

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 28, 2017 3:57 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Now that results are in - how do you think you did? As another GW student, I'm convinced bidding was a crapshoot. Got super high reaches for me and some of my low safeties just didn't select. Also would like to post results because GW doesn't have a ton of data points on this site.


Posting Anon as to not out myself to friends. I think like above anon said, it was kind of a crapshoot. I ended up getting about 12 NYC screeners and 25 DC screeners. A ton, I felt, are out of my range based on the manual CSO provided. I'm annoyed to take that many, but even more afraid of striking out.


OP here. Same. It's a crap shot. Should have aggressively went for high range firms. 18 DC and 6 NYC. Lol I am in range (medium) for all my NY bids and got 1/3. Mass mailing now.



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