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Sh!thead

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No offers--now what?
« on: November 13, 2008, 10:59:42 AM »
Top 14 school + top 25% of class +  social awkwardness = no offers.

Anything else I can do before the end of the year?

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Re: No offers--now what?
« Reply #1 on: November 13, 2008, 11:08:57 AM »
Has every firm in the Amlaw 250 seen your resume?

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Re: No offers--now what?
« Reply #2 on: November 13, 2008, 11:11:39 AM »
Top 14 school + top 25% of class +  social awkwardness = no offers.

Anything else I can do before the end of the year?

Obvious flame.

Sh!thead

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Re: No offers--now what?
« Reply #3 on: November 13, 2008, 11:38:57 AM »
Has every firm in the Amlaw 250 seen your resume?



Yes. I've had plenty of interviews, just no offers. I haven't heard back from anyone not on the V100. Don't know why those other firms aren't interested.



Top 14 school + top 25% of class +  social awkwardness = no offers.

Anything else I can do before the end of the year?

Obvious flame.

I wish it were, but it's not. So back to your bridge, troll.

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Re: No offers--now what?
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2008, 11:59:01 AM »
Has every firm in the Amlaw 250 seen your resume?



Yes. I've had plenty of interviews, just no offers. I haven't heard back from anyone not on the V100. Don't know why those other firms aren't interested.

A.  Is there really an Amlaw 250?
B.  What markets were targeted?
C.  V100 firms have much better recruiting offices than the others, you have to be a little more anal as you go down the list.  Why weren't you?
D.  I assume you are GULC or Cornell?
E.  How many total interviews?  Are you male or female?
F.  Sec Journal?
G.  Type of wine ordered during dinner?
H.  Age?

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Re: No offers--now what?
« Reply #5 on: November 13, 2008, 12:38:51 PM »
How are my a troll?  This just sounds fishy.  I mean I'm not top 25%, I'm at GW, and have an offer.

Are you really that bad at interviewing?

Regardless, it's late in the game. You are going to have to start focusing on smaller firms at this point as most large firms are about done hiring.

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Re: No offers--now what?
« Reply #6 on: November 13, 2008, 01:06:17 PM »
Are you really that bad at interviewing?

Some people are really really bad at it.  Never underestimate.

Most firms look for the same qualities in their associates and firms get to be extra picky this year.  Even the gloomy sa class predictions are too high.

That said, firm interview skills can be taught and OP should have found some coaching.  I helped a few students this year and found it pretty incredible how terrible they were at basic interviewing.

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Re: No offers--now what?
« Reply #7 on: November 13, 2008, 02:27:37 PM »
Judging by his snarky responses to the innocent questions posed earlier, I'm guessing he's incredibly obnoxious IRL, and, therefore, a terrible interviewer.

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Re: No offers--now what?
« Reply #8 on: November 13, 2008, 03:19:23 PM »
sadly, i think the post is no flame

I'm t6, good grades,  not fat or ugly, not obnoxious, and even personable, I've been told by some

yet same results, after about 13 callbacks

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Re: No offers--now what?
« Reply #9 on: November 13, 2008, 03:42:10 PM »
I'm sorry dude, but if you had 13 callbacks, then there is an issue with you.  Firms don't spend the money on a call back without a more than likely chance of giving you an offer.  0/5 could be the economy, 0/13 is social awkwardness or acting entitled during the interview.