OCI for transfers

A forum for those current students who are or may be transferring from one school to another. Post any questions, advice, or other transfer related comments here.
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wannabealonghorn
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OCI for transfers

Postby wannabealonghorn » Tue Jun 29, 2010 3:21 pm

There are many firms that say "top x% and law review or journal experience preferred" on their hiring criteria.
If I know I wouldn't be in law review/journal at the transfer school, do you think I would be at a significant disadvantage at the new school OCI compared to the current school where I will likely be on the law review and have top 5-10% grades?

In another words, I wasn't sure how much emphasis firms put on journal/law review experience when they hire SA for 2L summer.

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seespotrun
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Re: OCI for transfers

Postby seespotrun » Tue Jun 29, 2010 3:26 pm

My understanding is that it varies amongst firms, but for the majority of firms academic success is most important. However, we would need more info to give a better evaluation of your decision to transfer or not.




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