BarbellDreams wrote:lawyerwannabe wrote:You think 60% is a lot? If all of Duke's journals fill all the slots they say are available, 85% of the class can be on a journal. About 60% can be on an exclusive journal (however, it seems like most people didn't bid all eight journals; everyone I have talked to has only bid 4-5 so I bet no all the journals will fill all their slots).
In the end, it seems like DLJ = awesome. Then, just have a journal on your resume so you don't look lazy and meet the pre-interview preferences of pretty much every OCI firm (a.k.a. journal preferred).
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ilovesf wrote:I only applied to 3 journals. Not feeling good about making it. I'll be in the same journaless boat as you, OP.
That would be harsh. Have faith. Because doing the writing competition and not having anything to show for it would be brutal.