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Postby fulphillment » Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:19 pm

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johansantana21
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Re: How are my prospects?

Postby johansantana21 » Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:21 pm

What's your class rank...what's the median...etc.

fulphillment
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Re: How are my prospects?

Postby fulphillment » Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:22 pm

No rank out yet. Median is just below a B+, so I'm probably around top 40%.

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johansantana21
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Re: How are my prospects?

Postby johansantana21 » Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:24 pm

What school? USN rank doesn't really matter. Is it something like BU/BC?

But top 40% below T14 isn't a good place to be for biglaw.

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Re: How are my prospects?

Postby dixiecupdrinking » Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:29 pm

My guess is you're not dead in the water for biglaw but definitely not safe.

Turn those B+'s into A-'s next semester and you'll be looking a lot better.

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Pato_09
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Re: How are my prospects?

Postby Pato_09 » Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:34 pm

Depends what school.

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Re: How are my prospects?

Postby thesealocust » Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:37 pm

You're right on the edge. People with those stats and slightly lower will probably get big firm jobs, but not many. People with better stats will certainly strike out. Try to bring the grades up next semester and make sure you hustle when it comes time to hunt for a job.

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Re: How are my prospects?

Postby traehekat » Sat Jan 14, 2012 7:37 pm

Depends on school, work experience, interviewing skills, etc.

The door isn't completely shut but you aren't going to be getting an SA solely based on your grades, that is certain. Buckle down this semester and try to get yourself in the top third.

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Re: How are my prospects?

Postby fulphillment » Sat Jan 14, 2012 9:09 pm

I'm at one of UIUC/UC-Davis/ND/IU-B.

Anything else I can do (other than grades and networking) to improve the odds?

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Re: How are my prospects?

Postby Transferthrowaway » Sat Jan 14, 2012 9:12 pm

fulphillment wrote:I'm at one of UIUC/UC-Davis/ND/IU-B.

Anything else I can do (other than grades and networking) to improve the odds?


It's kind of silly when you are secretive about your school in this thread and then elect to start a thread titled "IU-B 1L taking questions".

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Re: How are my prospects?

Postby YourCaptain » Sat Jan 14, 2012 9:16 pm

youre at iub so in very bad shape, good luck.

you guys got crushed this oci season

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Re: How are my prospects?

Postby johansantana21 » Sat Jan 14, 2012 9:20 pm

YourCaptain wrote:youre at iub so in very bad shape, good luck.

you guys got crushed this oci season


This. No way 40% of people at IUB get biglaw. Gun for at least top 15% next semester.




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