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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Ikki » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:16 pm

Eh, I got 19 interviews and I'm happy with about 80% of them. I just threw together my bidlist at the last minute.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby msblaw89 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:33 pm

I know this isn't important for me to know now...but can someone explain the process of the bidlist so I know what you all are talking about?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 1:42 pm

msblaw89 wrote:I know this isn't important for me to know now...but can someone explain the process of the bidlist so I know what you all are talking about?


No too much work. Worry about it next summer.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby orderofthings » Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:01 pm

Does anybody else find it odd that employers who we didn't get interviews with get to see how we bid on them?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:11 pm

orderofthings wrote:Does anybody else find it odd that employers who we didn't get interviews with get to see how we bid on them?


Read it again. They only get to see THAT you bid on them.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby orderofthings » Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:12 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:
orderofthings wrote:Does anybody else find it odd that employers who we didn't get interviews with get to see how we bid on them?


Read it again. They only get to see THAT you bid on them.


Ah I missed the "not" part of the email. Attention to detail is a good lawyerly quality to have...

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby sf88 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 4:45 pm

Did anyone here do the AOP last year? What was it like?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lacepiece23 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:43 pm

sf88 wrote:Did anyone here do the AOP last year? What was it like?


I'm a 0L but i searched the thread and saw two comments.
They said that it wasn't worth it doesn't really give you any type of leg up on the competition, but it was good for meeting some of your future classmates and getting to school early. I'm sure that people that actually go to Cornell can comment and give you more info however.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Ikki » Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:02 pm

sf88 wrote:Did anyone here do the AOP last year? What was it like?


Having dinner at Johnson's place and her 1000 kids was the only worthwhile thing out of it.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby msblaw89 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:24 pm

Any other B/L/D recommendations? My family will be in Ithaca for a couple days

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:32 pm

msblaw89 wrote:Any other B/L/D recommendations? My family will be in Ithaca for a couple days


L/D: Ithaca Ale House
Stella's

D: Just a Taste

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby PinkCow » Thu Jul 19, 2012 2:24 am

Arbiter213 wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:Any other B/L/D recommendations? My family will be in Ithaca for a couple days


L/D: Ithaca Ale House
Stella's

D: Just a Taste



I went to Stella's once and thought it was literally the worst food I've ever had in Ithaca, but maybe it was just a bad day. I would recommend just walking collegetown and the commons. Most of the restaurants there you can't go wrong with. Even Jack's Burgers is pretty good.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Thu Jul 19, 2012 7:24 am

PinkCow wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:Any other B/L/D recommendations? My family will be in Ithaca for a couple days


L/D: Ithaca Ale House
Stella's

D: Just a Taste



I went to Stella's once and thought it was literally the worst food I've ever had in Ithaca, but maybe it was just a bad day. I would recommend just walking collegetown and the commons. Most of the restaurants there you can't go wrong with. Even Jack's Burgers is pretty good.


Stella's is definitely hit or miss, but Jack's being awesome is credited. (Though they've really gone down hill).

Oh! Agava by East Hill Plaza is great, too.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby msblaw89 » Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:46 am

Arbiter213 wrote:
PinkCow wrote:
Arbiter213 wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:Any other B/L/D recommendations? My family will be in Ithaca for a couple days


L/D: Ithaca Ale House
Stella's

D: Just a Taste



I went to Stella's once and thought it was literally the worst food I've ever had in Ithaca, but maybe it was just a bad day. I would recommend just walking collegetown and the commons. Most of the restaurants there you can't go wrong with. Even Jack's Burgers is pretty good.


Stella's is definitely hit or miss, but Jack's being awesome is credited. (Though they've really gone down hill).

Oh! Agava by East Hill Plaza is great, too.


Thanks for the continued input

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby msblaw89 » Thu Jul 19, 2012 5:02 pm

Anyone selling any furniture? Or have recommendations for a furniture store that also assembles?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby BullShitWithBravado » Thu Jul 19, 2012 8:41 pm

msblaw89 wrote:Any other B/L/D recommendations? My family will be in Ithaca for a couple days


Has no one mentioned Bandwagon Brew Pub yet? Amazing food (and beer) at the great price. Can't go wrong.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Thu Jul 19, 2012 9:07 pm

BullShitWithBravado wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:Any other B/L/D recommendations? My family will be in Ithaca for a couple days


Has no one mentioned Bandwagon Brew Pub yet? Amazing food (and beer) at the great price. Can't go wrong.


I still have to make it there...

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby BullShitWithBravado » Sat Jul 21, 2012 12:59 am

Arbiter213 wrote:
BullShitWithBravado wrote:
msblaw89 wrote:Any other B/L/D recommendations? My family will be in Ithaca for a couple days


Has no one mentioned Bandwagon Brew Pub yet? Amazing food (and beer) at the great price. Can't go wrong.


I still have to make it there...


You should make it a priority to go there then. They change their flights at least twice a week and the food and beer there way better and cheaper than the food and beer at Ale House. I'm looking forward to going back to Ithaca because I want to go to Bandwagon. Ithaca Brewery is also opening a brew pub adjacent to the brewery soon...it should be a good year. 8)

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby msblaw89 » Sat Jul 21, 2012 9:05 pm

Anyone with dogs (or know someone who has a dog) have recommendations for daycare/boarding?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby transfer2014 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:02 am

I have an alumni mock interview coming up. Have other people done theirs yet? How are people prepping for their alumni interviews? Are we supposed to interview as if we are interested in the firm the alumni is at or will the interview be more generic (i.e. talk about yourself)?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:11 am

transfer2014 wrote:I have an alumni mock interview coming up. Have other people done theirs yet? How are people prepping for their alumni interviews? Are we supposed to interview as if we are interested in the firm the alumni is at or will the interview be more generic (i.e. talk about yourself)?


They're of varying degrees of usefulness. Try not to worry about it at all, but from a pure networking perspective, you should at least know a little about their firm. Why WOULDN'T you prepare as though it were a real interview?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby transfer2014 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 8:24 am

Arbiter213 wrote:
transfer2014 wrote:I have an alumni mock interview coming up. Have other people done theirs yet? How are people prepping for their alumni interviews? Are we supposed to interview as if we are interested in the firm the alumni is at or will the interview be more generic (i.e. talk about yourself)?


They're of varying degrees of usefulness. Try not to worry about it at all, but from a pure networking perspective, you should at least know a little about their firm. Why WOULDN'T you prepare as though it were a real interview?


Fair enough

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 10:51 am

Anyone (Especially 3Ls) have any idea how the open sign ups work?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby orderofthings » Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:03 pm

Holy shit those were gone fast, glad I refreshed at 12 on the dot.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Mon Jul 23, 2012 12:18 pm

I fucking HAD a weil slot, hit submit, and it threw an error. Go back, click Latham, realize it's only conflicts. Get back to main page, barely anything left. Glad I snagged what I did, but that was super disappointing.




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