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Re: University of Chicago Class of 2011
« Reply #420 on: August 28, 2008, 02:42:43 PM »
Hazard, clairel, MTG, etc...

I'm looking at my OCI schedule, and I basically only have that one week before classes free for callbacks, so I would be able to do a max of 5 callbacks before classes.  Is that about normal?  Do most people end up doing callbacks in October after classes have started?

You can sometimes do two callbacks in a day (morning/afternoon into evening). And I know people who definitely did CBs into October once classes started.
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Re: University of Chicago Class of 2011
« Reply #421 on: August 28, 2008, 03:48:06 PM »
2Ls get two callback days (monday and tuesday, as i remember), usually in october. however, those days were late in the oci season so i didn't use them for most of my callbacks. skipping a few days of class (email your professor ahead of time....all the ones i emailed had no problem with that, even mentioning that during the first day of class, and a few emailed me back wishing me luck) and combining your interviews if you're traveling elsewhere is fine after school starts. most firms allow you to do it on friday or monday so travel is easier.

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Re: University of Chicago Class of 2011
« Reply #422 on: August 28, 2008, 05:08:32 PM »
Do your callbacks ASAP and skip class to do it.

I didn't take any Friday classes, and I'm sure Henderson is OK with skipping Friday's if you e-mail him.

OCI is game time. If you want to work BigLaw out of school, go all out - bid on 25-30 firms in your city and go to every event your interviewing firms offer. Schedule you callbacks early, and don't do two callbacks in a single day unless you are sure of your ability to interview for 8 hours straight.

Just like with law school applications, the early callbacks have an easier time of things.

Heck, I know some people that have did callbacks before OCI started if they wanted to be in the city that they stayed at during the summer. This is a great idea, although difficult to pull off and not necessary.
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Re: University of Chicago Class of 2011
« Reply #423 on: August 28, 2008, 06:23:10 PM »
[pictures Hazard applying war paint right before an interview]
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Re: University of Chicago Class of 2011
« Reply #424 on: August 28, 2008, 06:38:46 PM »
[pictures Hazard applying war paint right before an interview]
I apply war paint with some frequency.
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Re: University of Chicago Class of 2011
« Reply #425 on: August 28, 2008, 07:44:40 PM »
I love how you guys are discussing OCI in the 2011 thread.   :P

LSD 2010 > LSD 2011, I'm afraid.

We gotta catch you guys up to Michigan

It's nicer not having to read both threads, that's for sure. Efficiency!
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Re: University of Chicago Class of 2011
« Reply #426 on: August 28, 2008, 08:15:00 PM »
In that case, why not convert all of LSD to one thread?  Another neat summation would probably involve the term "t14" and represent much of what has been said here.

How dare you suggest a mongrelization of Chicago blood! I say good day to you, sir!
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Re: University of Chicago Class of 2011
« Reply #427 on: August 28, 2008, 08:36:07 PM »
Is it necessary to get the latest edition of a book for a class that simply lists "latest" under the edition on the booklist? Landes did this and didn't even realize that a new edition was out.
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Re: University of Chicago Class of 2011
« Reply #428 on: August 30, 2008, 01:54:53 AM »
The Snail vs. Siam vs. Thai 55:

Which one is your favorite?

I'm partial to the yellow curry at Siam (especially during lunch - cheap cheap!) and the kee mow at The Snail.  I still haven't been to Thai 55, as it is 1 minute 15 seconds from my back porch to The Snail and walking the extra minute seems much too difficult.
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It sounds so reasonable when you say it.

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Re: University of Chicago Class of 2011
« Reply #429 on: August 30, 2008, 02:21:32 AM »
The Snail vs. Siam vs. Thai 55:

Which one is your favorite?

The Snail