I'm at a lower tiered school where normally only the top students get hired for any 1L summer associate positions. My one friend is in his late 20's, has tons of work experience, is in the top 10% of his class, won the first year moot court competition, and has an outgoing personality (yet humble) and was never given a second interview at one of the firms he interviewed with. There's an attractive girl in our class right around the middle of the class, straight out of undergrad, with a monotone voice and NO personality whatsoever who got a call back for a second interview. This firm also claimed that they favored moot court experience in their job description. Maybe she knew someone, who knows...however I'd bet the farm that if she were 50 pounds heavier, there's no way they'd ask her back for a second interview.