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Studying and Exam Taking / Re: suspecting a cheater
« on: December 13, 2007, 12:08:16 PM »
he probably was just going outside to smoke. 

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2L job search / Re: FBI Summer Honors Internship
« on: October 24, 2007, 10:56:09 AM »
I applied at the deadline, but haven't heard anything.  I assume that if you get a callback, a conditional offer will follow subject to your background check. When/ where did you apply and when was your interview?   

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2L job search / Re: Freaking out
« on: September 16, 2007, 03:01:22 PM »
I do have 2 years work experience in finance and I am targeting NC, primarily Charlotte, which is supposed to be the second biggest financial center in the states. I thought it would be a good match, lol.

In a market like Charlotte, your ties to the city are WAY WAY more important than your academic or work background. If you aren't from there, don't have family there, or don't have a wife from there, they will basically just write you off and move on.

You are right on regarding Charlotte.  However, the national firms seem more likely to overlook lack of ties to city if you're graduating from wake or unc.  I guess choosing those schools shows you are committed to living in Charlotte when you graduate.

I also think the firms realize that in a city Charlotte's size your ability to cultivate relationships is extremely important.  They want people who can use their unc/ wake ug and ls networks to bring in business.     

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2L job search / Re: Freaking out
« on: September 13, 2007, 02:01:12 PM »
Where did you go to undergrad?  That seems to matter at national and regional charlotte firms.       

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2L job search / Re: Freaking out
« on: September 12, 2007, 07:44:59 PM »
Are you just out of undergrad or do you have some work experience?  I've seen many younger classmates at my T2 struggle with OCI.  Go to a mock interview, but remember that you're not on a sales interview.  You don't have to close them.  Getting the interview means your qualified.  I've found that making conversation and getting the interviewers to like me is working. 

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2L job search / Re: "I'm sure you'll have a bright future in the law"
« on: September 04, 2007, 03:02:17 PM »
I got "good luck with the rest of lawschool" then a callback, so it might be ok. 

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General Board / Re: Possibiility of working with FBI?
« on: July 10, 2007, 03:48:07 PM »
jarhead is right.

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Book Sales and Trades / LEEWS
« on: June 09, 2007, 01:23:19 PM »
Nearly new complete Leews CD set.  75 plus shipping.  Send me a message if you want it. 

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I'd take in house at Walmart in a second.  XNA is awesome. 

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General Board / Re: How Time Consuming????
« on: March 18, 2007, 02:21:04 PM »
I spend fifteen hours a week driving to and from school, and still have enough time to work out everyday.  School/ sleep takes up the rest of the week. 

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