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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 9:54 pm

Any news on Sidley NY?

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:00 pm

17 interviews down, 0 CBs--anyone else with 0 CBs?
I gave it my all and feel like a failure. Can anyone relate?
Thanks to everyone for keeping EIP classy and positive despite all the stress.
2 more days to put on game face and hope that something changes.

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:01 pm

DPW NY CB email!

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

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Anonymous User wrote:17 interviews down, 0 CBs--anyone else with 0 CBs?
I gave it my all and feel like a failure. Can anyone relate?
Thanks to everyone for keeping EIP classy and positive despite all the stress.
2 more days to put on game face and hope that something changes.


Which market are you in? Some definitely move faster than others, so don't get too discouraged yet. Also, OCS is phenomenal and really invested in helping you succeed, so I'd go in early tomorrow and talk to them when they'll have the most time to help you plan if you need to add any interviews, talk about how previous ones have gone, and do a mock interview if you need it.

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby together41 » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:10 pm

Anonymous User wrote:DPW NY CB email!


Are those specific from your interviewer? Personalized?
Or is it one big email to everyone?

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:13 pm

together41 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:DPW NY CB email!


Are those specific from your interviewer? Personalized?
Or is it one big email to everyone?

It's big email to everyone (no reply email)

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:16 pm

DLA DC CB (CC)

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

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Anonymous User wrote:
together41 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:DPW NY CB email!


Are those specific from your interviewer? Personalized?
Or is it one big email to everyone?

It's big email to everyone (no reply email)


I thought I did very well but haven't heard anything. Would you mind providing your interviewer's initials?

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Pneumonia » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:20 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Fuuuuck what about Baker Botts. They sent me an email inviting me to a dinner after my interview but it went to my spam folder and I just now saw it. Did I blow it?

PM me.

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

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Anonymous User wrote:17 interviews down, 0 CBs--anyone else with 0 CBs?
I gave it my all and feel like a failure. Can anyone relate?
Thanks to everyone for keeping EIP classy and positive despite all the stress.
2 more days to put on game face and hope that something changes.


Which market are you in? Some definitely move faster than others, so don't get too discouraged yet. Also, OCS is phenomenal and really invested in helping you succeed, so I'd go in early tomorrow and talk to them when they'll have the most time to help you plan if you need to add any interviews, talk about how previous ones have gone, and do a mock interview if you need it.


Thank you for the encouragement! SF/SV/LA. Did high school in LA, but no regional ties on resume (college in New England, 1L summer in DC; parents abroad). I have 1 H and targeted lower ranked firms. How are you all closing your interviews? I tend to thank the interviewer and then say something along the lines of "it was great meeting you," "have a great rest of the day," or some other friendly but awkward goodbye. Maybe I need to learn to close? How do you EIP whizzes close?

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:26 pm

Anonymous User wrote:my grades: 5 Ps, 4 LPs, 1 H (in spring term core class).
2 years of work experience. liberal arts double major at a non-ivy ug
I have a legitimate explanation for the grades, but no explanation can take away the shock value of my transcript.
what firms might be forgiving and take a chance on me?


mass mailings?

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:28 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:17 interviews down, 0 CBs--anyone else with 0 CBs?
I gave it my all and feel like a failure. Can anyone relate?
Thanks to everyone for keeping EIP classy and positive despite all the stress.
2 more days to put on game face and hope that something changes.


Which market are you in? Some definitely move faster than others, so don't get too discouraged yet. Also, OCS is phenomenal and really invested in helping you succeed, so I'd go in early tomorrow and talk to them when they'll have the most time to help you plan if you need to add any interviews, talk about how previous ones have gone, and do a mock interview if you need it.


Thank you for the encouragement! SF/SV/LA. Did high school in LA, but no regional ties on resume (college in New England, 1L summer in DC; parents abroad). I have 1 H and targeted lower ranked firms. How are you all closing your interviews? I tend to thank the interviewer and then say something along the lines of "it was great meeting you," "have a great rest of the day," or some other friendly but awkward goodbye. Maybe I need to learn to close? How do you EIP whizzes close?


I've heard those markets are a bit slower than NY, so don't panic. I'm far from an EIP whiz, but I wouldn't overthink the closing. An enthusiastic "It was so nice to meet you, I hope to see you again!" or something to that effect should be just fine.

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:29 pm

Mofo

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:31 pm

Another 2L so take with a grain of salt. But if I were you I'd interview with as many as possible and address it directly in interview. Defer to OCS's advic, though.

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:36 pm

Sidley LA CB phone

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:37 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
together41 wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:DPW NY CB email!


Are those specific from your interviewer? Personalized?
Or is it one big email to everyone?

It's big email to everyone (no reply email)


I thought I did very well but haven't heard anything. Would you mind providing your interviewer's initials?

JM.

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:38 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Mofo


Is this for the person asking about what firms will forgive low grades? Unclear, sorry.

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:41 pm

Any chance of getting a callback at DPW if you didn't get the email?

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:47 pm

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Anonymous User wrote:Does dinner invitation after the interview equal to a CB? I dozed off and missed one such invitation...kind of panicking right now


Also, does no dinner invitation at a firm that does dinner equal no CB?


I had both of these happen to me last year. Got a Gibson CB (and later offer) after not getting a dinner invite and then didn't get a CB from Baker Botts despite going to their dinner.

I wouldn't read too much into it.

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:47 pm

Did anyone who got the DPW email skip out on the reception tonight?

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:51 pm

Sorry, no. MoFo CB

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:56 pm

How worried should I be if I'm bidding exclusively New York and only have one callback so far? Did a mock interview yesterday and OCS said I was fine. I have an interesting resume, 2H, 7P, 1LP.
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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 10:57 pm

any cbs from Crowell moring?

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Pneumonia » Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:04 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Fuuuuck what about Baker Botts. They sent me an email inviting me to a dinner after my interview but it went to my spam folder and I just now saw it. Did I blow it?

Since a few people have PM'd me, here's some generalized advice:

If you're interested in the the firm and are hoping to do a callback then I'd suggest sending an email to recruiting. Depending on how you felt about your interviews, you might also consider cc'ing the attorneys with whom you interviewed. Be honest about why you missed the dinner (spam, misread the email, etc).

There were people at my OCI who got BB callbacks without receiving dinner invitations, so I don't think you need to worry about missing it. The fact that you got the invite indicates that you're on track for a callback, and I don't think that missing the dinner will have any effect on that. Honestly I think it's like most firm events at Harvard in that it's designed to woo candidates rather than weed them out.

TDLR: Dinner invite probably means your on track for a CB, but it isn't necessarily a condition precedent. Similarly, missing the dinner shouldn't matter as long as you let recruiting know you're still interested in the firm.

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Re: HLS EIP 2017

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 09, 2017 11:10 pm

Pneumonia wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Fuuuuck what about Baker Botts. They sent me an email inviting me to a dinner after my interview but it went to my spam folder and I just now saw it. Did I blow it?

Since a few people have PM'd me, here's some generalized advice:

If you're interested in the the firm and are hoping to do a callback then I'd suggest sending an email to recruiting. Depending on how you felt about your interviews, you might also consider cc'ing the attorneys with whom you interviewed. Be honest about why you missed the dinner (spam, misread the email, etc).

There were people at my OCI who got BB callbacks without receiving dinner invitations, so I don't think you need to worry about missing it. The fact that you got the invite indicates that you're on track for a callback, and I don't think that missing the dinner will have any effect on that. Honestly I think it's like most firm events at Harvard in that it's designed to woo candidates rather than weed them out.

TDLR: Dinner invite probably means your on track for a CB, but it isn't necessarily a condition precedent. Similarly, missing the dinner shouldn't matter as long as you let recruiting know you're still interested in the firm.

Thanks Pneumonia! In general, are the borderline candidates the ones typically invited for callbacks but not dinners? Wondering If there is a stronger correlation between grades and dinners than grades and CBs/offers. Sorry to bombard you with questions!




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