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13 Callbacks, 0 Offers

13 Callbacks, 0 Offers
« on: October 08, 2008, 10:00:53 AM »
On the bright side, I think I've set a record.

Re: 13 Callbacks, 0 Offers
« Reply #1 on: October 08, 2008, 10:12:54 AM »
What happened, dude?   :(

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Re: 13 Callbacks, 0 Offers
« Reply #2 on: October 08, 2008, 02:43:19 PM »
The callback/offer ratio is pretty grim this season.

I know nice, easy to talk to people who have done 5+ callbacks without an offer.

Re: 13 Callbacks, 0 Offers
« Reply #3 on: October 08, 2008, 03:20:17 PM »
On the bright side, I think I've set a record.

welcome to the Brave New Economy. I bring a broom to callbacks just in case I need to show potential employers how fast I can chase a raccoon out of the attic.

Re: 13 Callbacks, 0 Offers
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2008, 06:34:20 PM »
School/rank?

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Re: 13 Callbacks, 0 Offers
« Reply #5 on: October 08, 2008, 07:03:26 PM »
Wow. I thought my 0-1-4 record (offer - unknown - rejection record) was bad. Hey man, keep your head up.

Re: 13 Callbacks, 0 Offers
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2008, 07:30:15 AM »
Congratulations.  I thought my 10-0 callback-offer ratio was the record. 

Law Review at a Top25 school, right below the top third GPA mark.  Do I ooze public interest or something?

Re: 13 Callbacks, 0 Offers
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2008, 08:05:39 AM »
Congratulations.  I thought my 10-0 callback-offer ratio was the record. 

Law Review at a Top25 school, right below the top third GPA mark.  Do I ooze public interest or something?

If you are law review at top 25 with zero offers, then you have to be socially awkward in some way (no offense). 

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Re: 13 Callbacks, 0 Offers
« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2008, 09:44:20 AM »
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If you are law review at top 25 with zero offers, then you have to be socially awkward in some way (no offense).

That statement was true in 2007. It is not true today.

Re: 13 Callbacks, 0 Offers
« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2008, 09:54:58 AM »
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If you are law review at top 25 with zero offers, then you have to be socially awkward in some way (no offense).

That statement was true in 2007. It is not true today.

It is still true if you are LAW REVIEW at a top school.  I'm sorry, but nobody I know at GW that is law review is hurting.  The biggest firms are still having large summer classes and there are still plenty of openings for top students at top schools. 

Sure, it is definitely a much tougher economy, however, law review at a top school without an offer is definitely evidence of the candidate's persona or how they interview.