Yes but unlike you, I am doing well in law school and am going big law.
btw, what was this quote all about?Quote from: Stephon Devante on August 02, 2007, 01:26:17 PMYes but unlike you, I am doing well in law school and am going big law.
take all advice you hear with a grain of salt - mine included. but since you're soliciting, i thought i'd offer some.my stats: average grades, law review (write on), t25 school.i'm doing biglaw charlotte next summer. i didn't get the offer through oci/direct mail; quite frankly, i think sending out 15 resumes a day is a complete waste of your time. i'm not from charlotte (not even close), but contrary to what anbudom is telling you, (1) charlotte doesn't necessarily take longer than dc/nyc. i had offers, as did several friends, from biglaw charlotte by late august. if anything, firms are more likely to do callbacks/give offers early in the cycle, rather than later. (2) not being from charlotte isn't really going to hurt you (if you've been to uptown charlotte, you'll discover that no one is really from charlotte); what you need to do is show you are committed to being there. i went to charlotte myself, on my own dime, and arranged for interviews. out of those, i got callbacks, and out of those callbacks, i got offers.i don't want to be harsh, but also contrary to anbudom, you should be discouraged if you haven't heard back yet. but rather than doing direct mails, call the firms you're waiting on to get an update! visit! make contacts! don't "bomb people's inboxes" - how is that going to distinguish you from other candidates? there's no secret to this process; as has already been mentioned, you've got the #s/credentials to work at any firm in nashville/charlotte. your resume has opened the door, now you have to step through it. good luck man.
As the title says, now what do I do?