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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby Lasers » Fri Jun 15, 2012 2:26 am

queenlizzie13 wrote:I am not sure if I should target DC, NY, or LA where I have ties. Top 15% at T20. Would prefer DC or LA but heard NY is easier and I really don't want to get shut out.

What would you guys recommend?

NY and LA, imo.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby bostonlawchick » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:24 am

Grades slowly trickling in... so far, B+s in the two classes I felt most confident about. Shit. I might need to start drinking heavily.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby angua » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:32 am

bostonlawchick wrote:Grades slowly trickling in... so far, B+s in the two classes I felt most confident about. Shit. I might need to start drinking heavily.


I know the feeling. I recommend at least 2 pints of ben & jerry's, a bag of chocolate chips, and a bottle of scotch.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby bostonlawchick » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:42 am

angua wrote:
bostonlawchick wrote:Grades slowly trickling in... so far, B+s in the two classes I felt most confident about. Shit. I might need to start drinking heavily.


I know the feeling. I recommend at least 2 pints of ben & jerry's, a bag of chocolate chips, and a bottle of scotch.


I am seriously eyeing the already open bottle of Grey Goose in my mother in law's fridge. I've watched my GPA fall from top 25% to just barely top 40% with each grade posted.

It doesn't help that she keeps rolling her eyes at me and telling me I need to calm down and I'm overreacting. I cannot make her understand that the next five years of my life depend on the grades I get in the next half an hour. !@#$

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby ilovesf » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:45 am

bostonlawchick wrote:
angua wrote:
bostonlawchick wrote:Grades slowly trickling in... so far, B+s in the two classes I felt most confident about. Shit. I might need to start drinking heavily.


I know the feeling. I recommend at least 2 pints of ben & jerry's, a bag of chocolate chips, and a bottle of scotch.


I am seriously eyeing the already open bottle of Grey Goose in my mother in law's fridge. I've watched my GPA fall from top 25% to just barely top 40% with each grade posted.

It doesn't help that she keeps rolling her eyes at me and telling me I need to calm down and I'm overreacting. I cannot make her understand that the next five years of my life depend on the grades I get in the next half an hour. !@#$

Sorry about that :( Good luck on the rest of your grades!

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby ajaxconstructions » Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:29 pm

bostonlawchick wrote:
angua wrote:
bostonlawchick wrote:Grades slowly trickling in... so far, B+s in the two classes I felt most confident about. Shit. I might need to start drinking heavily.


I know the feeling. I recommend at least 2 pints of ben & jerry's, a bag of chocolate chips, and a bottle of scotch.


I am seriously eyeing the already open bottle of Grey Goose in my mother in law's fridge. I've watched my GPA fall from top 25% to just barely top 40% with each grade posted.

It doesn't help that she keeps rolling her eyes at me and telling me I need to calm down and I'm overreacting. I cannot make her understand that the next five years of my life depend on the grades I get in the next half an hour. !@#$


You should budget your alcohol. Grey goose is too expensive, especially considering the imminent unemployment.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby boom_cs » Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:42 pm

My GPA went up some but I got a C+ in one class. Will that hurt my chances at OCI or will the overall GPA be looked at more than just one really bad grade?

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby ph14 » Fri Jun 15, 2012 12:44 pm

boom_cs wrote:My GPA went up some but I got a C+ in one class. Will that hurt my chances at OCI or will the overall GPA be looked at more than just one really bad grade?


I'd imagine your overall GPA going up would be beneficial, but be prepared to answer questions about the C+.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby bostonlawchick » Fri Jun 15, 2012 1:16 pm

ajaxconstructions wrote:
bostonlawchick wrote:
angua wrote:
bostonlawchick wrote:Grades slowly trickling in... so far, B+s in the two classes I felt most confident about. Shit. I might need to start drinking heavily.


I know the feeling. I recommend at least 2 pints of ben & jerry's, a bag of chocolate chips, and a bottle of scotch.


I am seriously eyeing the already open bottle of Grey Goose in my mother in law's fridge. I've watched my GPA fall from top 25% to just barely top 40% with each grade posted.

It doesn't help that she keeps rolling her eyes at me and telling me I need to calm down and I'm overreacting. I cannot make her understand that the next five years of my life depend on the grades I get in the next half an hour. !@#$


You should budget your alcohol. Grey goose is too expensive, especially considering the imminent unemployment.


It's not mine. Free booze is the best kind.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby jessuf » Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:28 pm

Got my rank today. Now I can say I really am done with 1L.

Fall semester, my rank was out of 273 students. This semester, it was out of 318 students because after spring semester, we get ranked with second year part-time students. Do most schools combine part-time and full-time rankings?

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby jessuf » Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:34 pm

Is there a thread in the employment section for rising 2Ls and OCI that I'm overlooking (like the 1L summer employment one)?

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby Bildungsroman » Fri Jun 15, 2012 6:36 pm

Jessuf wrote:Is there a thread in the employment section for rising 2Ls and OCI that I'm overlooking (like the 1L summer employment one)?

Aside from the stickies detailing OCI I think people generally make a thread for themselves or their schools. OCI is too different at different schools for one megathread to have much value. You're a GULC transfer, right? Might be value in creating an OCI thread for GULC or GULC transfers.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby ilovesf » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:04 pm

Crap. Our school released rank today too. I am not in the top 10% :( our gpas are higher than the last years, ugggh.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby ph14 » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:06 pm

ilovesf wrote:Crap. Our school released rank today too. I am not in the top 10% :( our gpas are higher than the last years, ugggh.


Sorry :(. Just outside top 10% is not a bad place to be though.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby MrPapagiorgio » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:21 pm

How did your schools give you your rank?

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby ilovesf » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:25 pm

MrPapagiorgio wrote:How did your schools give you your rank?

I got my exact position like x out of 400 and then they give you the cut offs like 15, 20, 25 etc

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby jessuf » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:30 pm

MrPapagiorgio wrote:How did your schools give you your rank?


My school just updates our transcript on the intranet to say x/318.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby jessuf » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:30 pm

ilovesf wrote:
MrPapagiorgio wrote:How did your schools give you your rank?

I got my exact position like x out of 400 and then they give you the cut offs like 15, 20, 25 etc


400??!!!!

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby ilovesf » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:32 pm

Jessuf wrote:
ilovesf wrote:
MrPapagiorgio wrote:How did your schools give you your rank?

I got my exact position like x out of 400 and then they give you the cut offs like 15, 20, 25 etc


400??!!!!

403 to be exact

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby jessuf » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:36 pm

ilovesf wrote:
Jessuf wrote:
ilovesf wrote:
MrPapagiorgio wrote:How did your schools give you your rank?

I got my exact position like x out of 400 and then they give you the cut offs like 15, 20, 25 etc


400??!!!!

403 to be exact


Oh WOW. I thought my 318 was insanely huge.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby ilovesf » Fri Jun 15, 2012 7:37 pm

Yeah it's pretty huge. Theyre cutting it by 20% (a whole section) next year.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby queenlizzie13 » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:11 pm

Sf, I'm sorry, that sucks. I still think you will do well at OCI. I think our top 15% cutoff is slightly lower this year, actually.

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby tlsfan545 » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:27 pm

Finished top 15.4% at a T30 school...I'm incredibly pumped, I wasn't expecting to do quite this well. But does anyone know how strict firms are about their cutoffs typically? I've noticed a few OCIs that are already posted have a top 15% cutoff....they won't be so strict to exclude me, will they?

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby Bildungsroman » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:35 pm

tlsfan545 wrote:Finished top 15.4% at a T30 school...I'm incredibly pumped, I wasn't expecting to do quite this well. But does anyone know how strict firms are about their cutoffs typically? I've noticed a few OCIs that are already posted have a top 15% cutoff....they won't be so strict to exclude me, will they?

Is your OCI preselect or lottery?

Also, congrats!

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Re: 1L Spring Grades Waiting Room

Postby tlsfan545 » Fri Jun 15, 2012 10:39 pm

Bildungsroman wrote:
tlsfan545 wrote:Finished top 15.4% at a T30 school...I'm incredibly pumped, I wasn't expecting to do quite this well. But does anyone know how strict firms are about their cutoffs typically? I've noticed a few OCIs that are already posted have a top 15% cutoff....they won't be so strict to exclude me, will they?

Is your OCI preselect or lottery?

Also, congrats!


Thanks. Preselect.




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