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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:28 pm

ImNoScar wrote:
MischiefMayhemSoap wrote:Question - have all the people who made Law Review after people transferred been those accepted to their preferenced secondaries (more often ILJ than JLPP, since ILJ doesn't allow write-on)? It would make sense for that to happen but then again the different journals do grade differently. This year it appears there's at least 10 people who are transferring, and it seems at least half of them made Law Review, if not more. I do know that the 42 (or 44?) for LR as it stands now was made up of people excluding those who told the caller that they're transferring, but not all transfer decisions are out. So would those who get in from now be those who are on ILJ, more likely than JLPP or no journal? If the ILJ people drop ILJ to join LR, then does ILJ take on more? From which pool?

Am I making sense?

Is anything making sense?

What is life?

I think you're asking how its determined who gets LR once transfers decline to accept?
If that's what you're asking, I'm wondering the same thing.


Howd you come up with that number?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby MischiefMayhemSoap » Mon Jul 15, 2013 3:51 pm

redsox550 wrote:
ImNoScar wrote:
MischiefMayhemSoap wrote:Question - have all the people who made Law Review after people transferred been those accepted to their preferenced secondaries (more often ILJ than JLPP, since ILJ doesn't allow write-on)? It would make sense for that to happen but then again the different journals do grade differently. This year it appears there's at least 10 people who are transferring, and it seems at least half of them made Law Review, if not more. I do know that the 42 (or 44?) for LR as it stands now was made up of people excluding those who told the caller that they're transferring, but not all transfer decisions are out. So would those who get in from now be those who are on ILJ, more likely than JLPP or no journal? If the ILJ people drop ILJ to join LR, then does ILJ take on more? From which pool?

Am I making sense?

Is anything making sense?

What is life?

I think you're asking how its determined who gets LR once transfers decline to accept?
If that's what you're asking, I'm wondering the same thing.


Howd you come up with that number?


I counted those I know of.

Edit/add: *Those I heard names floating around as those who are going to Harvard/Yale/Columbia

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 4:00 pm

Law Review just keeps going down it's list as long as we're under 44. This may draw from ILJ or JLPP (remember, as you noted, that they're scored differently, and that some people may have preferenced one over the other). I believe ILJ also has a waitlist and will continue to pull people. JLPP does not use a waitlist because of work on.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Mon Jul 15, 2013 4:09 pm

Btw according to career offices, the lottery results will be released this Wednesday

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby LFH_intheflesh » Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:26 pm

Whoop there it is.

I'm happy; all my top choices are here. Looks like I shouldn't need to worry about camping out symplicity for open slots.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby gonewiththewind » Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:27 pm

LFH_intheflesh wrote:Whoop there it is.

I'm happy; all my top choices are here. Looks like I shouldn't need to worry about camping out symplicity for open slots.


How do you do that?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:28 pm

missed Kirkland with a #1 bid, but otherwise got a shit ton of interviews

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby hephaestus » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:38 pm

gonewiththewind wrote:
LFH_intheflesh wrote:Whoop there it is.

I'm happy; all my top choices are here. Looks like I shouldn't need to worry about camping out symplicity for open slots.


How do you do that?

Open slots are tomorrow at noon.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby morally0bese » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:41 pm

Hey does anyone know like the average number of interviews people are getting?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby hephaestus » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:45 pm

morally0bese wrote:Hey does anyone know like the average number of interviews people are getting?

I have 19, not sure what the average is.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:47 pm

ImNoScar wrote:
morally0bese wrote:Hey does anyone know like the average number of interviews people are getting?

I have 19, not sure what the average is.


19 also, but a few of the firms I bid low were small market places, I believe the average is closer to like 15 but not sure

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby hephaestus » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:48 pm

redsox550 wrote:
ImNoScar wrote:
morally0bese wrote:Hey does anyone know like the average number of interviews people are getting?

I have 19, not sure what the average is.


19 also, but a few of the firms I bid low were small market places, I believe the average is closer to like 15 but not sure

Same. I bid moderately in secondary markets, eg Delaware.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby oldad » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:48 pm

16 Total

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:59 pm

ImNoScar wrote:
redsox550 wrote:
ImNoScar wrote:
morally0bese wrote:Hey does anyone know like the average number of interviews people are getting?

I have 19, not sure what the average is.


19 also, but a few of the firms I bid low were small market places, I believe the average is closer to like 15 but not sure

Same. I bid moderately in secondary markets, eg Delaware.


DL was easy way to get a number 10 bid

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby LSHopeful91 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:05 pm

I got 16 interviews, and I got my top 6 for both of my first two days.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lacepiece23 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:06 pm

Got 12... Kinda upset, but I've had some luck in my home market already so not too upset about it.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby northerrn » Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:10 pm

pretty happy with the results, got 17, and all my top choices

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby MischiefMayhemSoap » Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:20 pm

Got 13. Should've been expecting such, as I bid only NY. I think people generally have more luck # wise if they bid on firms that a lot of us would stay away from because of the GPA cut-offs.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby morally0bese » Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:25 pm

Got 45 here. Pretty shweet

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby redsox550 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:32 pm

MischiefMayhemSoap wrote:Got 13. Should've been expecting such, as I bid only NY. I think people generally have more luck # wise if they bid on firms that a lot of us would stay away from because of the GPA cut-offs.


An example is I got Simpson at a number 10, prob don't have a shot at then but then again Im guessing any other number 10 bid would be a waste

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby hephaestus » Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:33 pm

Is emailing a firm and asking for an interview effective? Or are we better off trying to grab one from a hospitality suite? Or should we do both?

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby MischiefMayhemSoap » Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:43 pm

redsox550 wrote:
MischiefMayhemSoap wrote:Got 13. Should've been expecting such, as I bid only NY. I think people generally have more luck # wise if they bid on firms that a lot of us would stay away from because of the GPA cut-offs.


An example is I got Simpson at a number 10, prob don't have a shot at then but then again Im guessing any other number 10 bid would be a waste


I got a firm I have no chance at that I bid pretty low, too. Didn't get #1 for one of the other days. It is what it is, I guess. In the end you can only work at one firm.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Lincoln » Wed Jul 17, 2013 2:51 pm

ImNoScar wrote:Is emailing a firm and asking for an interview effective? Or are we better off trying to grab one from a hospitality suite? Or should we do both?


All of the above. It's easier to go into a hospitality suite and be able to reference a prior email exchange. But your excuse for not getting a screener better not be that you bid the firm in 12th place.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby Arbiter213 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 3:00 pm

Lincoln wrote:
ImNoScar wrote:Is emailing a firm and asking for an interview effective? Or are we better off trying to grab one from a hospitality suite? Or should we do both?


All of the above. It's easier to go into a hospitality suite and be able to reference a prior email exchange. But your excuse for not getting a screener better not be that you bid the firm in 12th place.


Yah just be quiet about where you bid them.

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Re: Cornell 1L taking questions

Postby gonewiththewind » Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:17 pm

Arbiter213 wrote:
Lincoln wrote:
ImNoScar wrote:Is emailing a firm and asking for an interview effective? Or are we better off trying to grab one from a hospitality suite? Or should we do both?


All of the above. It's easier to go into a hospitality suite and be able to reference a prior email exchange. But your excuse for not getting a screener better not be that you bid the firm in 12th place.


Yah just be quiet about where you bid them.


Are all firms available in the Symplicity slots, so long as you have an open time slot?




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