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Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Feb 11, 2015 12:42 am

Anybody apply to this and hear anything? If so, if you could post your very general stats/office you applied to, thought we could have a thread going. Didn't see any from this year, but there are some from past years here. Trying to get a sense of how many apply, how many interview, how many get a callback.

My sense from past threads and from their information is the deadline was last week, many people interview, each office has 5-10 callbacks for 1-4 positions.

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Feb 11, 2015 2:04 pm

Surprised at the lack of comments here given past threads, so just doing a quick bump

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Post by Anonymous User » Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:17 am

Final bump

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Feb 17, 2015 12:53 am

Had screener interview for DC recently; told would hear soon and CB's extended to 10-12 ppl for 3 spots. Not sure exactly how many ppl get screeners.

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

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Anonymous User wrote:Had screener interview for DC recently; told would hear soon and CB's extended to 10-12 ppl for 3 spots. Not sure exactly how many ppl get screeners.
Any news on CB's?

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Sat Feb 21, 2015 8:58 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Had screener interview for DC recently; told would hear soon and CB's extended to 10-12 ppl for 3 spots. Not sure exactly how many ppl get screeners.
Any news on CB's?
DC intel?

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Sat Feb 21, 2015 9:19 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Had screener interview for DC recently; told would hear soon and CB's extended to 10-12 ppl for 3 spots. Not sure exactly how many ppl get screeners.
Any news on CB's?
DC intel?
DC CB invite earlier this week

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Sun Feb 22, 2015 2:40 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Had screener interview for DC recently; told would hear soon and CB's extended to 10-12 ppl for 3 spots. Not sure exactly how many ppl get screeners.
Any news on CB's?
DC intel?
DC CB invite earlier this week
Congrats!! When was your screener?

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Sun Feb 22, 2015 9:35 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Had screener interview for DC recently; told would hear soon and CB's extended to 10-12 ppl for 3 spots. Not sure exactly how many ppl get screeners.
Any news on CB's?
DC intel?
DC CB invite earlier this week
Mind sharing your school & grade ranges? Wondering what's competitive for Akin.

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Sun Feb 22, 2015 10:45 am

Thanks--T10. Gpa top 20%

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Sun Feb 22, 2015 5:06 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Thanks--T10. Gpa top 20%
Amazing. Assuming you had the video screener this past week as well?

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Feb 24, 2015 5:02 pm

Anymore news this week? Had a screener a couple weeks ago for DC and still awaiting any news. I was told it would be about two weeks.

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Feb 24, 2015 5:10 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Thanks--T10. Gpa top 20%
Amazing. Assuming you had the video screener this past week as well?
Actually had the vid screener several weeks ago--waiting process def. took more than 2 wks for me, I think

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:41 pm

Friend has a callback interview soon. I haven't heard -_-

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Mon Mar 02, 2015 12:47 pm

Bump. Any news on CBs?

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:36 am

I got a ding email from Steve Schulmann on Sunday. :(

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

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Anonymous User wrote:I got a ding email from Steve Schulmann on Sunday. :(
Sorry to hear. Which region?

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Wed Mar 04, 2015 12:29 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I got a ding email from Steve Schulmann on Sunday. :(
Did you interview with him in person/CB? Sorry to hear.

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Mar 06, 2015 11:23 am

Any update for those who did CBs?

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Fri Mar 06, 2015 4:32 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Any update for those who did CBs?
DC offers supposed to be given out today; confirmed if you read the 1L summer job thread too

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:35 pm

Anyone applying this year and have any updates? I applied to the Dallas office about two weeks ago and haven't heard anything since. Would love to hear about the application process from everyone else

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:34 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Anyone applying this year and have any updates? I applied to the Dallas office about two weeks ago and haven't heard anything since. Would love to hear about the application process from everyone else
Applied for DC office, got interview request last week -- panel of 6 attorneys :shock:

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Tue Feb 02, 2016 5:12 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Anyone applying this year and have any updates? I applied to the Dallas office about two weeks ago and haven't heard anything since. Would love to hear about the application process from everyone else
Applied for DC office, got interview request last week -- panel of 6 attorneys :shock:
Oh wow. That sounds terrifying. In person interview or phone? Good luck!

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:44 pm

I applied a couple days ago. I met with Steve Schulman when he was here at my school and I thought it went well, but waiting to see if anything comes of it. Really keeping my fingers crossed. How long after you submitted your app did you hear back about the interview?

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Re: Akin Gump Pro Bono Scholars

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Feb 11, 2016 2:49 pm

Not me but good friend just accepted his position. PDV above median.

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