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OCI at Transfer school > Offer > back to 1L school

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:36 am

Has anyone ever done this? 1) gained transfer acceptance, 2) scored an offer from OCI at the new school, and 3) withdrew from transfer school after getting the firm to assure them that they wouldn't pull the offer if they went back to their 1L school?

This would be a crazy ballsy move, but if a person had multiple offers and knew they were going to turn down some of them ... this could be a legit maneuver to save some serious $$$.

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Re: OCI at Transfer school > Offer > back to 1L school

Postby NYstate » Fri Jul 26, 2013 5:34 am

Is this scifi guy? How can this be a real question?

No, I have never heard of this.

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Re: OCI at Transfer school > Offer > back to 1L school

Postby sap » Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:27 pm

Most schools also make it clear that you would be committing serious honor code violations by doing something like this after you sign up for OCI. The type of honor code violations that would make a firm perfectly justified in pulling your offer if they wanted to, which they probably would do.

Also, it's lying to your employer on a job application. If you know this is your plan, you can't in good faith say "I go to MVP" without ever setting foot in an MVP classroom or intending to set foot in one either. Lying on a job application is also a pretty good way to get your offer rescinded. I know I wouldn't want a person this willing to deceive me as an employee.

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Re: OCI at Transfer school > Offer > back to 1L school

Postby guano » Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:34 pm

Wouldn't that require an offer on the spot?

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Re: OCI at Transfer school > Offer > back to 1L school

Postby sap » Fri Jul 26, 2013 2:36 pm

guano wrote:Wouldn't that require an offer on the spot?


Yeah, this too. My understanding is that by the time you get a 2L SA offer from a firm, you're well into the schoolyear (what with callbacks and everything).

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Re: OCI at Transfer school > Offer > back to 1L school

Postby transfer57 » Fri Jul 26, 2013 10:06 pm

I don't think any firms would keep the offer. Most of them probably want to tell their clients "hey, don't worry. We got you. Your attorney went to Prestigious Law School X." They don't want to say "hey, don't worry. Your attorney was accepted as a transfer student to Prestigious Law School X but then backed out last second to save some money."

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Re: OCI at Transfer school > Offer > back to 1L school

Postby MormonChristian » Mon Jul 29, 2013 5:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Has anyone ever done this? 1) gained transfer acceptance, 2) scored an offer from OCI at the new school, and 3) withdrew from transfer school after getting the firm to assure them that they wouldn't pull the offer if they went back to their 1L school?

This would be a crazy ballsy move, but if a person had multiple offers and knew they were going to turn down some of them ... this could be a legit maneuver to save some serious $$$.


I don't know of anyone who has ever done this.

You are a few steps ahead of me. How do you get OCI at the new school before you enroll?




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