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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:28 pm

BB callback about a week after sending grades, right outside T14, top 5% grades. Akin screener same timeline.

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jan 28, 2018 4:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:BB callback about a week after sending grades, right outside T14, top 5% grades. Akin screener same timeline.


D or H?

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:19 pm

What’s the rule on soft dings/radio silence sings? I’ve it’s been 3 weeks since the CB and 2 weeks since grades were sent, is it safe to assume the worst?

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:25 pm

BB Houston has sent out offers this week.

Any movement on Locke Lord Houston?

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jan 30, 2018 7:50 pm

NRF or LL Dallas movement?

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 31, 2018 1:07 am

I've heard Weil Dallas has started callbacks

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:55 pm

NRF D ding.

Does anyone know if HayBoo interviews now are just for the regular SA program or Fast Track too?

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Natasha Coats » Wed Jan 31, 2018 10:08 pm

Anyone at V?

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 01, 2018 4:27 pm

I was told that LL Dallas wasn't taking 1L summers

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:32 pm

A girl I go to school with is headed to JD this summer, not sure when she got her offer or anything or what her grades were

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:25 pm

V&E Houston and Dallas SAs are posted on their website.

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 02, 2018 12:52 am

Anonymous User wrote:V&E Houston and Dallas SAs are posted on their website.


Where?

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 02, 2018 1:18 am

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Anonymous User wrote:V&E Houston and Dallas SAs are posted on their website.


Where?


1L class is filled with UT students but there's a couple of spots (likely, given past years) for other schools. You could google "Harvard" and "Vinson & Elkins" to see.

e.g. https://www.velaw.com/Join-Us/Law-Stude ... ol-of-Law/

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:58 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:V&E Houston and Dallas SAs are posted on their website.


Where?


1L class is filled with UT students but there's a couple of spots (likely, given past years) for other schools. You could google "Harvard" and "Vinson & Elkins" to see.

e.g. https://www.velaw.com/Join-Us/Law-Stude ... ol-of-Law/


Does that definitely mean the summer class is full?

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:14 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:V&E Houston and Dallas SAs are posted on their website.


Where?


1L class is filled with UT students but there's a couple of spots (likely, given past years) for other schools. You could google "Harvard" and "Vinson & Elkins" to see.

e.g. https://www.velaw.com/Join-Us/Law-Stude ... ol-of-Law/


Does that definitely mean the summer class is full?


That list is a mix of 1Ls and 2Ls. And it's broken down by school and not by office, so I would guess it means their firmwide class is closed (unless they're updating it as people accept offers).

Is it normal practice for firms to list their SA classes on their websites?

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 03, 2018 2:21 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:V&E Houston and Dallas SAs are posted on their website.


Where?


1L class is filled with UT students but there's a couple of spots (likely, given past years) for other schools. You could google "Harvard" and "Vinson & Elkins" to see.

e.g. https://www.velaw.com/Join-Us/Law-Stude ... ol-of-Law/


Does that definitely mean the summer class is full?


That list is a mix of 1Ls and 2Ls. And it's broken down by school and not by office, so I would guess it means their firmwide class is closed (unless they're updating it as people accept offers).

Is it normal practice for firms to list their SA classes on their websites?


It would probably be wasteful time-wise to update their website when people accept..

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 03, 2018 9:23 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:V&E Houston and Dallas SAs are posted on their website.


Where?


1L class is filled with UT students but there's a couple of spots (likely, given past years) for other schools. You could google "Harvard" and "Vinson & Elkins" to see.

e.g. https://www.velaw.com/Join-Us/Law-Stude ... ol-of-Law/


Does that definitely mean the summer class is full?


That list is a mix of 1Ls and 2Ls. And it's broken down by school and not by office, so I would guess it means their firmwide class is closed (unless they're updating it as people accept offers).

Is it normal practice for firms to list their SA classes on their websites?


It would probably be wasteful time-wise to update their website when people accept..


Anecdotally, I know a 1L at my school that got an offer from V&E Dallas. He accepted on the spot and his name isn’t on their website yet. So I wouldn’t say they had finalized the class before they started putting names up.

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 03, 2018 10:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:V&E Houston and Dallas SAs are posted on their website.


Where?


1L class is filled with UT students but there's a couple of spots (likely, given past years) for other schools. You could google "Harvard" and "Vinson & Elkins" to see.

e.g. https://www.velaw.com/Join-Us/Law-Stude ... ol-of-Law/


Does that definitely mean the summer class is full?


That list is a mix of 1Ls and 2Ls. And it's broken down by school and not by office, so I would guess it means their firmwide class is closed (unless they're updating it as people accept offers).

Is it normal practice for firms to list their SA classes on their websites?


It would probably be wasteful time-wise to update their website when people accept..


Anecdotally, I know a 1L at my school that got an offer from V&E Dallas. He accepted on the spot and his name isn’t on their website yet. So I wouldn’t say they had finalized the class before they started putting names up.


If the list includes 2Ls then I know a 2L without their name on the list.

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 03, 2018 11:58 pm

That list is a mix of 1Ls and 2Ls. And it's broken down by school and not by office, so I would guess it means their firmwide class is closed (unless they're updating it as people accept offers).

Is it normal practice for firms to list their SA classes on their websites?


It would probably be wasteful time-wise to update their website when people accept..[/quote][/quote]

ok, good! I'm waiting to hear back

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 04, 2018 10:49 am

Anonymous User wrote:
That list is a mix of 1Ls and 2Ls. And it's broken down by school and not by office, so I would guess it means their firmwide class is closed (unless they're updating it as people accept offers).

Is it normal practice for firms to list their SA classes on their websites?


It would probably be wasteful time-wise to update their website when people accept..
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ok, good! I'm waiting to hear back[/quote]

I should have clarified above, my 1L friend who got an offer and accepted on the spot got the offer two days ago (Friday) at V&E Dallas. I don’t think they’re done.

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 04, 2018 8:27 pm

How much of a black mark for 2L OCI is it if you get no-offered after a Texas 1L SA. I'm looking at NALP and it looks like offer rates after 1L summer tend to be a lot lower (which might imply that not getting no-offered as a 1L isn't as big of a deal?).

For example, according to NALP, only 2 out of 8 1L 2015 summers at V&E Houston returned for 2016. Given that it's V&E, I'm guessing that most would've returned if they had the choice?

Also - it looks like only 4 out of 9 1L 2015 summers at Baker Botts Houston returned for 2016. I know that they require 1L summers to return for 2L if they want a permanent offer.

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:12 pm

Hard to read those NALP numbers anyway. I think the assumption that anyone with an SA at VE that got the offer to return may be overstated.
You may be seeing the HYS kids and others from T-14's who did very well 1L first semester that decide not to return (regardless of whether they got an offer to return). It seems to be a particularly 1L friendly market, so students with ties may come to TX to get a paying SA. Those students may not really want to return to Texas for 2L and beyond. So, they may go elsewhere when the world of firms is more open to them, especially to the extent they did very well 1L.

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:55 am

That makes a lot of sense, thanks. It does seem unlikely, though, that a full 6 out of 8 1L SAs voluntarily decided not to return? I'm guessing that a non-insignificant % of those people still got no-offered (hard to tell b/c firms don't have to report 1L offer rates to NALP).

Assuming that no offers are pretty rare, how much do you think they hurt for 2L OCI if you do get no-offered for Texas specifically?

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:36 pm

anyone have any idea on how to construct an e-mail declining an offer to a firm you are very interested in/want to keep the door open for 2L

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Re: 2018 Texas 1L SA Thread

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:02 pm

Sorry if this has already been posted. I've heard VE/BB/Sidley Houston have all made offers already. Not sure if they are done.



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