UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Tue Jun 25, 2013 9:39 pm

lasersgopewpew wrote:Went complete today.


have you copped dat under review?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Wed Jun 26, 2013 12:19 pm

stillwater wrote:
lasersgopewpew wrote:Went complete today.


have you copped dat under review?


Not yet. I did have to email them yesterday to tell them my CAS report was complete, so at least I'm in the queue to go UR.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Thu Jun 27, 2013 1:35 pm

today last year the first round of decisions came out. maybe today will be the day luck URers

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby EMH99 » Thu Jun 27, 2013 6:52 pm

Anyone hear anything today?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Fri Jun 28, 2013 4:43 pm

stillwater wrote:have you copped dat under review?


Copped dat unda review 8)

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby UnfrozenCaveman » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:19 pm

Think we will hear something early this week?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:24 pm

UnfrozenCaveman wrote:Think we will hear something early this week?


never

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby johnB86 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:26 pm

Transferred to Penn 2 years ago (C/O 2013). Happy to field questions re transferring, moving, OCI, etc. Best of luck!

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:32 pm

johnB86 wrote:Transferred to Penn 2 years ago (C/O 2013). Happy to field questions re transferring, moving, OCI, etc. Best of luck!


Did you attempt the write-on for LR?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby johnB86 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:37 pm

lasersgopewpew wrote:
johnB86 wrote:Transferred to Penn 2 years ago (C/O 2013). Happy to field questions re transferring, moving, OCI, etc. Best of luck!


Did you attempt the write-on for LR?



I did the write-on, as did almost every transfer in my year. Two made LR; everyone else (as far as I know) got their first pick of secondary journals. You won't have results before OCI so it wasn't very helpful one way or the other (a whopping one firm waited to extend a callback until I confirmed my spot on a journal). Although I suppose its a talking point at callbacks.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:43 pm

johnB86 wrote:
lasersgopewpew wrote:
johnB86 wrote:Transferred to Penn 2 years ago (C/O 2013). Happy to field questions re transferring, moving, OCI, etc. Best of luck!


Did you attempt the write-on for LR?



I did the write-on, as did almost every transfer in my year. Two made LR; everyone else (as far as I know) got their first pick of secondary journals. You won't have results before OCI so it wasn't very helpful one way or the other (a whopping one firm waited to extend a callback until I confirmed my spot on a journal). Although I suppose its a talking point at callbacks.


Thank you. When does the write-on fall in comparison to start of the semester/OCI?

Also, how was west coast Biglaw representation at OCI?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby EMH99 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:47 pm

johnB86 wrote:Transferred to Penn 2 years ago (C/O 2013). Happy to field questions re transferring, moving, OCI, etc. Best of luck!


How did transfers do overall at OCI - specifically biglaw?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby UnfrozenCaveman » Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:16 pm

stillwater wrote:
UnfrozenCaveman wrote:Think we will hear something early this week?


never

Yes. That is how it feels sometimes.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby johnB86 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:21 pm

lasersgopewpew wrote:
johnB86 wrote:
lasersgopewpew wrote:
johnB86 wrote:Transferred to Penn 2 years ago (C/O 2013). Happy to field questions re transferring, moving, OCI, etc. Best of luck!


Did you attempt the write-on for LR?



I did the write-on, as did almost every transfer in my year. Two made LR; everyone else (as far as I know) got their first pick of secondary journals. You won't have results before OCI so it wasn't very helpful one way or the other (a whopping one firm waited to extend a callback until I confirmed my spot on a journal). Although I suppose its a talking point at callbacks.


Thank you. When does the write-on fall in comparison to start of the semester/OCI?

Also, how was west coast Biglaw representation at OCI?



The write-on consists of an at home writing portion, a proctored blue book test, and a personal statement. When I transferred, the competition opened the same week as transfer orientation which was (if I recall correctly) a week or so before OCI (around August 8 - 10 maybe, with OCI around August 17-23). So either way, you'll have plenty of time to do it before OCI.

West Coast big law: I know there are plenty of firms with west coast offices that have west coast interviews at OCI, and I certainly know a few people heading to CA, but I really can't comment on the success rate or placement in CA as I did not bid anything but NY/DC. I think its fair to say, though, that if you want to interview for west coast firms you'll have plenty of opportunity to do so.

As for transfers at OCI generally: there were 24 or so transfers my year. 24 or so of us are heading to Big Law. I know very few Penn students generally that did not get big law, I know zero transfers that struck out (at least for my year, can't comment on last year's transfers).

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:04 pm

Great information, thanks very much.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby johnB86 » Mon Jul 01, 2013 5:23 pm

lasersgopewpew wrote:Great information, thanks very much.


You're welcome. Penn is really a great place to be and transferring was the best decision I've ever made. I should mention, too, that if you do accept an offer to transfer, you'll be linked up with a transfer student from last year (a "morris fellow") who will be there to answer questions and help you during the transfer process and acclimation.

Feel free to PM with any questions over the next few weeks and I'll do my best to remember to log in once in a while. Best of luck.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Wed Jul 03, 2013 3:57 pm

any action here?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby tivera23 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:00 pm

stillwater wrote:any action here?


I just got a 7/3 UR update... I was at 6/24 before.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby EMH99 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:20 pm

tivera23 wrote:
stillwater wrote:any action here?


I just got a 7/3 UR update... I was at 6/24 before.



Same on both for me.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby tivera23 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:25 pm

EMH99 wrote:
tivera23 wrote:
stillwater wrote:any action here?


I just got a 7/3 UR update... I was at 6/24 before.



Same on both for me.



Maybe we'll hear today?? I haven't heard of any acceptances on here yet.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:26 pm

tivera23 wrote:
EMH99 wrote:
tivera23 wrote:
stillwater wrote:any action here?


I just got a 7/3 UR update... I was at 6/24 before.



Same on both for me.



Maybe we'll hear today?? I haven't heard of any acceptances on here yet.


same updates. last yr the 2nd UR date was followed by admission calls that same day.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby lasersgopewpew » Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:27 pm

stillwater wrote:
same updates. last yr the 2nd UR date was followed by admission calls that same day.


Would you take Penn over NYU?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby tivera23 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:29 pm

Stillwater what are your stats if you don't mind sharing?

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby stillwater » Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:39 pm

lasersgopewpew wrote:
stillwater wrote:
same updates. last yr the 2nd UR date was followed by admission calls that same day.


Would you take Penn over NYU?


still waiting on several decisions. gotta see how everything shakes out.

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Re: UPenn Waiting Thread 2013

Postby tivera23 » Wed Jul 03, 2013 5:10 pm

Anyone hear anything? I'm assuming if no one heard anything yet, there won't be any more movement until next week.




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