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cougarlive
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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby cougarlive » Thu Feb 12, 2009 4:12 pm

Alright, I submitted my application yesterday and got an interview invite today. I've applied to most of the t-14 (late January), but haven't heard back from any of the schools since it has only been a couple of weeks. How common is it to get an invite without an acceptance?

P.S. Do any of you think there is an advantage to interviewing in NY? (I am guessing since the program is out of NY that it is more likely that one can be interviewed by the decision makers....anyway, from what I hear it has more to do with where you get in)

thanks in advance!

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Kohinoor » Thu Feb 12, 2009 4:22 pm

cougarlive wrote:Alright, I submitted my application yesterday and got an interview invite today. I've applied to most of the t-14 (late January), but haven't heard back from any of the schools since it has only been a couple of weeks. How common is it to get an invite without an acceptance?

P.S. Do any of you think there is an advantage to interviewing in NY? (I am guessing since the program is out of NY that it is more likely that one can be interviewed by the decision makers....anyway, from what I hear it has more to do with where you get in)

thanks in advance!


If you get into Harvard you can be interviewed in Outer Mongolia and end up placed at Skadden.
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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby masterpinky0509 » Thu Feb 12, 2009 5:17 pm

I got an interview invite w/in a few days of application as well. I think they take a look at your numbers and if you look like a prospective T-14 admit they will interview you immediately. I interviewed with them about a week and a half before my first acceptance.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby KP429 » Sun Feb 15, 2009 3:07 am

Well, I finally submitted my application. Hopefully my picture wasn't too goofy. I just sort of rushed and cropped out some picture where I looked semi-respectable on facebook. Wish me luck...

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby KP429 » Sun Feb 15, 2009 3:16 am

Oh yeah.. do I need to fax in acceptance letters ASAP? Not sure how that works..

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby cougarlive » Sun Feb 15, 2009 11:27 am

KP429 wrote:Oh yeah.. do I need to fax in acceptance letters ASAP? Not sure how that works..



No...they will email you a LOR form with the interview invite.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby meesawoosa » Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:01 pm

i WOULD fax in your acceptance letters ASAP with a short cover letter with your name/applicant ID/undergrad/e-mail saying that you're updating your file with your current acceptances.

i think the above poster thought you meant rec letters.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby summertimechi » Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:37 pm

meesawoosa wrote:i WOULD fax in your acceptance letters ASAP with a short cover letter with your name/applicant ID/undergrad/e-mail saying that you're updating your file with your current acceptances.

i think the above poster thought you meant rec letters.

this isn't necessary. they check the partner firms section of your application for your acceptances, so just make sure to keep that updated.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby cougarlive » Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:40 pm

meesawoosa wrote:i WOULD fax in your acceptance letters ASAP with a short cover letter with your name/applicant ID/undergrad/e-mail saying that you're updating your file with your current acceptances.

i think the above poster thought you meant rec letters.



My mistake. Your right, I misread the post and thought he was referring to the LOR.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby KP429 » Mon Feb 16, 2009 2:53 am

meesawoosa wrote:i WOULD fax in your acceptance letters ASAP with a short cover letter with your name/applicant ID/undergrad/e-mail saying that you're updating your file with your current acceptances.

i think the above poster thought you meant rec letters.


Now why would I want to include my undergrad? Horrible, horrible school.


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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Skadden Stairs » Wed Feb 18, 2009 11:57 am

So my skype interview was suppose to start 10 minutes ago... and I'm just sitting here... waiting... all dressed up in my room... WTF. Am I missing something?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby meesawoosa » Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:02 pm

lex talionis wrote:So my skype interview was suppose to start 10 minutes ago... and I'm just sitting here... waiting... all dressed up in my room... WTF. Am I missing something?


that's weird... it's the correct time zone right? I think the skype interviews are all on new york time...?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Sobriquet » Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:23 pm

Good luck!

FYI, I also had my interviewed...PM if anyone has any questions about the process.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Skadden Stairs » Wed Feb 18, 2009 1:30 pm

meesawoosa wrote:
lex talionis wrote:So my skype interview was suppose to start 10 minutes ago... and I'm just sitting here... waiting... all dressed up in my room... WTF. Am I missing something?


that's weird... it's the correct time zone right? I think the skype interviews are all on new york time...?

They finally skyped me 15 minutes late. Such is life, I suppose... because if this had been an IRL interview, starting late wouldn't surprise me at all. But I did do my hair and get all fancied up and they didn't even employ the webcam.

Anyway, the skype interview is a bit different than the in-person interviews as far as content (at least from the stories of IRL interviews I've read). A little awkward due to the time lag and the inability to tell when a person is done talking. Awkward silences followed by everyone talking at once. And no case to go over (they ask you about an article you've read recently, so there really is no fucking it up); plus I had the luxury of having my resume on-hand. But my roommate walked in mid-way... just another lovely addition to the awkward.

FWIW: I asked about faxing them acceptances, and they said to only bother sending in acceptances for schools you are actually considering attending. I took that as "we don't give a shit about your non-T14 acceptances, so don't waste our paper."

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby booker09 » Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:42 pm

jaen78 wrote:
picotin wrote:
DawsonPhoenix wrote:I just submitted my SEO application and though I am waiting to hear back from a couple other schools, I am in at UPenn and am planning to attend in the fall. Everyone keeps saying if you go to HYSCCN your a shoe in and if you go to a top 20 you have a decent shot at acceptance. What are the odds of acceptance into SEO if you go to UPenn? Thoughts? Also, how long did you all have to wait before you were notified that you were offered an interview?


I'm suspect most applicants, maybe all, accepted to a t14 school are immediately sent interview invites.

Sadly, not the case. I'm going to Chicago and applied over a week ago. No interview invite.


where are you located, and (more importantly) is it far from your preferred interview location? i feel like that *might* be a factor. i applied on the last day, around 10 pm (i procrastinate...) and i received an interview invite today. i'm definitely *not* a shoe-in at any of the t14, i have yet to receive an acceptance from any of the t14, and my SEO essay was shorter (and lamer) version of my PS. so...that makes me think my location may have played a factor. but who knows. maybe the SEO interviewers are feeling particularly stressed out and feel the need to beat up an interviewee just for fun. (the punching bag would be me, in this case.)

that being said...you're going to Uchicago! you wil definitely get an invite--i dont see why you wouldn't

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby legends159 » Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:45 pm

lex talionis wrote:FWIW: I asked about faxing them acceptances, and they said to only bother sending in acceptances for schools you are actually considering attending. I took that as "we don't give a shit about your non-T14 acceptances, so don't waste our paper."


Actually I took that to mean that they won't make a decision until you send them finalized confirmations of which school you will be attending.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby crazy_zoologist » Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:53 pm

So I am holding out for some words from Yale. Should I fax SEO my HLS acceptance letter? ( I am SERIOUSLY considering attending HLS of course.)

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby legends159 » Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:59 pm

crazy_zoologist wrote:So I am holding out for some words from Yale. Should I fax SEO my HLS acceptance letter? ( I am SERIOUSLY considering attending HLS of course.)


They'll take you regardless of Harvard of Yale. And they want you to fax what school you will be attending, not which you've gotten into. They already know what schools you've gotten into if you've been updating their partner firm section.

Imagine if you fax them an acceptance of Harvard and SEO accepts you. But then you decide to to go I dunno Texas b/c of a full ride. That wouldn't make them nor their partner firms too happy (nothing against Texas of course).

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby summertimechi » Wed Feb 18, 2009 3:01 pm

legends159 wrote:
lex talionis wrote:FWIW: I asked about faxing them acceptances, and they said to only bother sending in acceptances for schools you are actually considering attending. I took that as "we don't give a shit about your non-T14 acceptances, so don't waste our paper."


Actually I took that to mean that they won't make a decision until you send them finalized confirmations of which school you will be attending.

The two are definitely not mutually exclusive. TCR is something along the lines of "We don't give a shit about any of your acceptances, we only care about where you end up. We won't make a decision until you send a finalized confirmation of which school you will be attending, so don't waste our paper by sending us anything other than your T-14 enrollment form."

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Sobriquet » Wed Feb 18, 2009 5:15 pm

crazy_zoologist wrote:So I am holding out for some words from Yale. Should I fax SEO my HLS acceptance letter? ( I am SERIOUSLY considering attending HLS of course.)


I think you should fax them your HLS acceptance. I think they want proof of all of your acceptances, or at least the ones that you are considering. So if you're considering HLS, fax it.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby masterpinky0509 » Wed Feb 18, 2009 10:45 pm

has anyone heard of the Minority Corporate Counsel Association? I just got an email from them and the program sounds similar to SEO.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby frank_the_tank » Thu Feb 19, 2009 12:33 am

Damn..how did you all find out about this program? I'd never heard of it until now.
Oops, too late.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Skadden Stairs » Thu Feb 19, 2009 7:39 am

frank_the_tank wrote:Damn..how did you all find out about this program? I'd never heard of it until now.
Oops, too late.

Doesn't matter, Frankfurt, since you aren't a minority.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby royal34 » Thu Feb 19, 2009 1:26 pm

I had my interview yesterday. It really wasn't that bad. They ask questions about why SEO. Things about your resume. What you will do if you don't get the internship. Then a case study. Where you read an article then you describe it to them.

I hope I get it. But I dont know. I applied to two t14 schools and waiting to hear back from them. Im accepted at Emory right now, so if that suffices maybe I will get it.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Sobriquet » Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:24 pm

Has anyone besides meesa gotten in? I don't know whether or not to be discouraged yet.




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