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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:11 am

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Anonymous User wrote:If I got into GULC, got waitlisted at 1 T7 and haven't heard from two other T7, at what point is it worth it to deposit GULC so I don't miss out on SEO waiting for replies that will probably be negative?


I would never deposit just to do SEO. I did it and absolutely loved it but it's an internship and you are talking about what school you are going to attend and possibly lots and lots of ponies. Making the best decision as far as your ponies situation and school is more important than getting SEO.



This. Make sure you're pretty set on your choice seeing as how most, if not all, deposits are non-refundable.


I don't know. I did SEO and I paid a deposit at a school even though I was waiting for a couple of higher ranked schools. I ended up getting SEO then updated that information to the higher ranked schools and got in those and then deposited and attended one of the higher ranked schools. Maybe it's just me but a few hundred dollars is a small price to pay to have a better shot at SEO (and have something else to send to schools I was still under consideration at).


This is true. If you are cool with possibly losing out on your deposit go for it. I was operating under the assumption that they were going to commit to a school just to get SEO but you make a good point that they can back out and attend another. But keep in mind that you probably can't go too far DOWN and still do SEO. If you are considering a lower ranked school w/ big money or paying full price at a T14 just to do SEO, you deposit at the T14 and get SEO, but then decide you want to go to the lower ranked school, I'm not sure if SEO is going to be OK with that. Just something to think about.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:20 am

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This. Make sure you're pretty set on your choice seeing as how most, if not all, deposits are non-refundable.


I don't know. I did SEO and I paid a deposit at a school even though I was waiting for a couple of higher ranked schools. I ended up getting SEO then updated that information to the higher ranked schools and got in those and then deposited and attended one of the higher ranked schools. Maybe it's just me but a few hundred dollars is a small price to pay to have a better shot at SEO (and have something else to send to schools I was still under consideration at).


This is true. If you are cool with possibly losing out on your deposit go for it. I was operating under the assumption that they were going to commit to a school just to get SEO but you make a good point that they can back out and attend another. But keep in mind that you probably can't go too far DOWN and still do SEO. If you are considering a lower ranked school w/ big money or paying full price at a T14 just to do SEO, you deposit at the T14 and get SEO, but then decide you want to go to the lower ranked school, I'm not sure if SEO is going to be OK with that. Just something to think about.


All are good points.

Additionally, some schools have additional deposit stipulations that require you to withdraw from schools from which you have gotten acceptances. So if you're waiting to hear from (possibly slightly lower ranked schools -- i.e., NU versus Penn) for money, depositing at a school might cost you more than just your deposit.

Just emphasizing that applicants should make wise decisions before depositing.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:10 pm

Anonymous User wrote:If I got into GULC, got waitlisted at 1 T7 and haven't heard from two other T7, at what point is it worth it to deposit GULC so I don't miss out on SEO waiting for replies that will probably be negative?


I would never deposit just to do SEO. I did it and absolutely loved it but it's an internship and you are talking about what school you are going to attend and possibly lots and lots of ponies. Making the best decision as far as your ponies situation and school is more important than getting SEO.[/quote]


This. Make sure you're pretty set on your choice seeing as how most, if not all, deposits are non-refundable.[/quote]

I don't know. I did SEO and I paid a deposit at a school even though I was waiting for a couple of higher ranked schools. I ended up getting SEO then updated that information to the higher ranked schools and got in those and then deposited and attended one of the higher ranked schools. Maybe it's just me but a few hundred dollars is a small price to pay to have a better shot at SEO (and have something else to send to schools I was still under consideration at).[/quote]


This, I would happily eventually lose my deposit money to end up at a higher ranked, T6. So I was just looked on opinions as to whether depositing GULC now will hurt me with SEO, as opposed to waiting a few weeks to find out I'm on three T6 waitlists, not just one.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby salsahips » Mon Apr 02, 2012 3:00 pm

Still no big round of decisions? Waiting for that first push is making me ansy!!

Has anyone been rejected? I'm wondering if there has been ANY movement, yea or nay.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby callmepuck » Mon Apr 02, 2012 3:47 pm

So turned down 3 internships for this SEO gig. Only god knows how I will spend my summer if I don't get it 0_o. On the bright side to ease everyone's pains. We did get accepted into t14 schools so we can not play the whole "woe is me card" if we don't get in.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby mcenteno » Mon Apr 02, 2012 7:51 pm

salsahips wrote:Still no big round of decisions? Waiting for that first push is making me ansy!!

Has anyone been rejected? I'm wondering if there has been ANY movement, yea or nay.


No movement!! I'm getting real antsy!

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby JustE » Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:14 pm

mcenteno wrote:
salsahips wrote:Still no big round of decisions? Waiting for that first push is making me ansy!!

Has anyone been rejected? I'm wondering if there has been ANY movement, yea or nay.


No movement!! I'm getting real antsy!


+3

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby cylon_clone » Mon Apr 02, 2012 10:10 pm

is it too late to submit the LOR? I'm meeting with an old prof tomorrow and will probably have it in by the end of the week. I haven't seat deposited yet, so it's not like my decision is pending until the LOR is in.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:55 am

I hope we all hear soon. Good luck everyone!

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:59 am

Still have not submitted deposit. Waiting to hear from a couple of schools.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby spiritniffler189 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 11:44 am

callmepuck wrote:So turned down 3 internships for this SEO gig. Only god knows how I will spend my summer if I don't get it 0_o. On the bright side to ease everyone's pains. We did get accepted into t14 schools so we can not play the whole "woe is me card" if we don't get in.



Way to be positive. I quit my job 2 months early and decided to travel under the hope I'll be working 12hr days this summer w/ SEO. Not sure what I'll do this summer if SEO doesn't come through.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:31 pm

spiritniffler189 wrote:
callmepuck wrote:So turned down 3 internships for this SEO gig. Only god knows how I will spend my summer if I don't get it 0_o. On the bright side to ease everyone's pains. We did get accepted into t14 schools so we can not play the whole "woe is me card" if we don't get in.



Way to be positive. I quit my job 2 months early and decided to travel under the hope I'll be working 12hr days this summer w/ SEO. Not sure what I'll do this summer if SEO doesn't come through.



12hr days? Is this accurate?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Apr 03, 2012 12:35 pm

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callmepuck wrote:So turned down 3 internships for this SEO gig. Only god knows how I will spend my summer if I don't get it 0_o. On the bright side to ease everyone's pains. We did get accepted into t14 schools so we can not play the whole "woe is me card" if we don't get in.



Way to be positive. I quit my job 2 months early and decided to travel under the hope I'll be working 12hr days this summer w/ SEO. Not sure what I'll do this summer if SEO doesn't come through.



12hr days? Is this accurate?


+1 Can someone who has done SEO speak to this? 12hr days during my last summer before law school doesn't sound too enticing.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby spiritniffler189 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 2:39 pm

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callmepuck wrote:So turned down 3 internships for this SEO gig. Only god knows how I will spend my summer if I don't get it 0_o. On the bright side to ease everyone's pains. We did get accepted into t14 schools so we can not play the whole "woe is me card" if we don't get in.



Way to be positive. I quit my job 2 months early and decided to travel under the hope I'll be working 12hr days this summer w/ SEO. Not sure what I'll do this summer if SEO doesn't come through.



12hr days? Is this accurate?


+1 Can someone who has done SEO speak to this? 12hr days during my last summer before law school doesn't sound too enticing.



I was exaggerating, but from speaking with a partner at one of the firms that takes interns, there definitely are times where you're expected to stay late (as with any job really)

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby JustE » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:36 pm

^errrr... Don't believe the hype. Maybe this is the case at a few firms, but everyone I've spoken with who did SEO (10+ people) said they were regularly out of there by 5pm. You're good.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby salsahips » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:50 pm

Looks like another day of no decisions. After stalking the previous year's thread I noticed most of the decisions on TLS seemed to come on Wednesdays. There is absolutely nothing indicating the pattern will follow this year -- but it helps with the neurosis.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby AS33 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 4:54 pm

I don't know if I'm going crazy, but I remember my interviewer saying that the 2012 SEO class wouldn't be put together until the end of April. I just assumed we would all hear in a couple of weeks. No?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby mcenteno » Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:08 pm

AS33 wrote:I don't know if I'm going crazy, but I remember my interviewer saying that the 2012 SEO class wouldn't be put together until the end of April. I just assumed we would all hear in a couple of weeks. No?


The website, under key dates, says Corporate Law Interns are informed of partner placement by Mid April. So I'm assuming they should tell us we're in before placing us right??

http://www.seo-usa.org/career/intern-re ... /key-dates

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby AS33 » Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:13 pm

Crap. I really need to make my deposit then.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:35 pm

AS33 wrote:Crap. I really need to make my deposit then.



This.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby salsahips » Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:36 pm

mcenteno wrote:
AS33 wrote:I don't know if I'm going crazy, but I remember my interviewer saying that the 2012 SEO class wouldn't be put together until the end of April. I just assumed we would all hear in a couple of weeks. No?


The website, under key dates, says Corporate Law Interns are informed of partner placement by Mid April. So I'm assuming they should tell us we're in before placing us right??

http://www.seo-usa.org/career/intern-re ... /key-dates



I couldn't find the Corporate Law date. The only mid-April I found was CFL (which I had confused for corporate law when I first looked at it). If that's the case we're back in limbo. :(

But if AS33 is right then we're in for a long wait. They did significantly increase the class size this year, maybe that accounts for the delay.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Apr 03, 2012 8:02 pm

Damn this is bad. I dont even have my LOR processed (despite sending it in two times now, and contacting them multiple times)

Ugh.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 04, 2012 8:51 am

They're just a little behind schedule that's all. No doubt we'll hear from them in the next few weeks. Good luck everyone! :D

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:31 am

How do we know if they have our transcripts
Just email them?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 04, 2012 10:17 am

Am I the only one hoping for some 10+ hour days? A huge portion of TLS likes to hate on big law, talk about how soul sucking it is, how you'll want to leave, etc., but ideal like this because they really didnt grasp the concept of what an 70-80 hour work week looks like and then pictured having to do it consistently. I'm kind of looking forward to being able to experience the lifestyle I intend on leading three years from now, and i mean, if I wanted to relax this summer I just wouldn't have applied and went travelling. Seems kind of pointless to want a laid back resume fluffer (since its not really needed assuming you do well 1L), bust just my opinion.

Edit: I'm not saying it's going to be fun, but what I mean is that it's going to be a lot better to experience this NOW, before you've even entered Law School, than to get to 2L and realize you don't want to do this.
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