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JusticeLeague22
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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby JusticeLeague22 » Mon Apr 11, 2016 10:54 am

rfhassan wrote:just got the email! so excited!! i'm still waiting on placement to my firm. So nervous about finding housing though :shock: If anyone has any tips, I would appreciate it so much!!!



Congrats!! So excited for you!!

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Apr 18, 2016 10:47 am

Anybody hear back about non-NY placement? :D

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby JusticeLeague22 » Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:21 pm

rfhassan wrote:
JusticeLeague22 wrote:
rfhassan wrote:just got the email! so excited!! i'm still waiting on placement to my firm. So nervous about finding housing though :shock: If anyone has any tips, I would appreciate it so much!!!



Congrats!! So excited for you!!



Thanks so much!!! Hoping for good news for you as well!




Thanks! Trying to be patient with their timeline. Hoping for the best!

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby JusticeLeague22 » Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:22 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anybody hear back about non-NY placement? :D



I'm still waiting a well.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Apr 20, 2016 3:26 pm

JusticeLeague22 wrote:
rfhassan wrote:
JusticeLeague22 wrote:
rfhassan wrote:just got the email! so excited!! i'm still waiting on placement to my firm. So nervous about finding housing though :shock: If anyone has any tips, I would appreciate it so much!!!



Congrats!! So excited for you!!



Thanks so much!!! Hoping for good news for you as well!




Thanks! Trying to be patient with their timeline. Hoping for the best!


Congrats! what region were you placed in? Also when did you deposit?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Mbear5 » Wed Apr 20, 2016 4:53 pm

Does anyone know if income from SEO negatively impacts financial aid packages?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby gamerish » Sat Apr 30, 2016 1:24 pm

Mbear5 wrote:Does anyone know if income from SEO negatively impacts financial aid packages?

It can at HYS. For H, if your income exceeds $12,000 for the summer, you have to contribute some amount beyond the $2,500 minimum that everyone has to. SEO won't drastically reduce your grants though.

Other schools tend to be more lax when it comes to financial aid since they're not all that generous with it in the first place, but I'd check with your school directly to be sure.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Mon May 02, 2016 8:57 am

gamerish wrote:
Mbear5 wrote:Does anyone know if income from SEO negatively impacts financial aid packages?

It can at HYS. For H, if your income exceeds $12,000 for the summer, you have to contribute some amount beyond the $2,500 minimum that everyone has to. SEO won't drastically reduce your grants though.

Other schools tend to be more lax when it comes to financial aid since they're not all that generous with it in the first place, but I'd check with your school directly to be sure.


Can you please clarify what this $2,500 minimum is? I'll be attending HLS and I don't remember hearing anything about that. Thanks.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby gamerish » Mon May 02, 2016 10:19 am

Anonymous User wrote:
gamerish wrote:
Mbear5 wrote:Does anyone know if income from SEO negatively impacts financial aid packages?

It can at HYS. For H, if your income exceeds $12,000 for the summer, you have to contribute some amount beyond the $2,500 minimum that everyone has to. SEO won't drastically reduce your grants though.

Other schools tend to be more lax when it comes to financial aid since they're not all that generous with it in the first place, but I'd check with your school directly to be sure.


Can you please clarify what this $2,500 minimum is? I'll be attending HLS and I don't remember hearing anything about that. Thanks.

Everyone has to contribute at least $2,500 regardless of their earnings over the summer. The $2,500 supplemental loan that was included in your fin aid offer is for covering this if you can't afford to pay it outright.

http://hls.harvard.edu/dept/sfs/basics- ... resources/

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Tue May 03, 2016 4:54 pm

Anybody not hear back yet?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 04, 2016 11:00 am

Can someone from last year who worked in NY mind commenting on how much they made (weekly/biweekly/whole summer. Whatever works)? Trying to gauge because it will influence how much I'm willing to pay for housing this summer.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Wed May 04, 2016 11:04 am

Also, can anyone from NYC comment on how long it took for them to get placed into a firm?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Thu May 05, 2016 1:12 pm

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby gamerish » Thu May 05, 2016 3:38 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Also, can anyone from NYC comment on how long it took for them to get placed into a firm?

I got my firm place yesterday and my acceptance about a week ago.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby dietcoke1 » Tue Aug 30, 2016 11:12 pm

Bumping this thread.

Any tips for those of us who are planning on applying ?

Any one who just finished SEO willing to talk about the expierence?

Does it still hold true that a T14 acceptance is the best way to get into this program?

And I'm sure this has been answered, but do you have to have a shown interest in corporate law to get into the program?

Any input would be great!

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Itstatertot » Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:50 am

Anonymous User wrote:Can someone from last year who worked in NY mind commenting on how much they made (weekly/biweekly/whole summer. Whatever works)? Trying to gauge because it will influence how much I'm willing to pay for housing this summer.



It depends on the firm! Average is about $1200-1300 a week.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Itstatertot » Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:52 am

dietcoke1 wrote:Bumping this thread.

Any tips for those of us who are planning on applying ?

Any one who just finished SEO willing to talk about the expierence?

Does it still hold true that a T14 acceptance is the best way to get into this program?

And I'm sure this has been answered, but do you have to have a shown interest in corporate law to get into the program?


Any input would be great!


The best tip I can give is to have someone from the program recommend you. There were maybe 2 or 3 kids who were outside t-14 (not including UT), but yes, your best chance is to be in the t-14 sweet spot. Happy to answer any other questions! It was an awesome experience that I'm eternally grateful for.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby dietcoke1 » Wed Aug 31, 2016 12:34 pm

Itstatertot wrote:
dietcoke1 wrote:Bumping this thread.

Any tips for those of us who are planning on applying ?

Any one who just finished SEO willing to talk about the expierence?

Does it still hold true that a T14 acceptance is the best way to get into this program?

And I'm sure this has been answered, but do you have to have a shown interest in corporate law to get into the program?


Any input would be great!


The best tip I can give is to have someone from the program recommend you. There were maybe 2 or 3 kids who were outside t-14 (not including UT), but yes, your best chance is to be in the t-14 sweet spot. Happy to answer any other questions! It was an awesome experience that I'm eternally grateful for.


Thank you! I don't suppose there is any way to meet an SEO alum other than to already happen to know one right?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby brinicolec » Wed Sep 14, 2016 5:24 pm

Also bumping this thread.

Did everyone who was accepted last year have prior business experience on their resume?

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 15, 2016 12:26 pm

I was accepted a couple of years ago. I had government work experience but nothing corporate. People my year came from all different types of backgrounds from k-jd, government, TFA, to investment banking.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Sep 15, 2016 8:02 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I was accepted a couple of years ago. I had government work experience but nothing corporate. People my year came from all different types of backgrounds from k-jd, government, TFA, to investment banking.


I second this. Prior business experience is not a requirement. The point of SEO Law is to provide business experience in the law firm context before going to law school.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby BrainsyK » Fri Oct 14, 2016 7:48 pm

Hi all,

I have some questions about this program.

1) Are Canadians planning to attend a US school eligible for this program?

2) I've signed up for the SEO Careers website, but I don't see anything related to my law school apps or if I'm accepted yet. Is this where I'm supposed to have signed up? I've picked law as my primary area of interest. Do I just have to wait for a few days for the law related parts of the app to appear? I read that somewhere.

3) They do asked me for partner interest and contacts. Does that just mean where I've worked in terms of their partners?

4) Does my personal statement have to be related to Corporate Law or can I just use my PS that I used in LS apps?

Thanks for any answers ahead of time.

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Re: SEO Corporate Law

Postby TAD » Fri Oct 14, 2016 8:01 pm

BrainsyK wrote:Hi all,

I have some questions about this program.

1) Are Canadians planning to attend a US school eligible for this program?

2) I've signed up for the SEO Careers website, but I don't see anything related to my law school apps or if I'm accepted yet. Is this where I'm supposed to have signed up? I've picked law as my primary area of interest. Do I just have to wait for a few days for the law related parts of the app to appear? I read that somewhere.

3) They do asked me for partner interest and contacts. Does that just mean where I've worked in terms of their partners?

4) Does my personal statement have to be related to Corporate Law or can I just use my PS that I used in LS apps?

Thanks for any answers ahead of time.


Interested in the Canadian part as well. From what I saw, you had to be a U.S citizen I believe.




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