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Do you think there might be a mistake with the lists?

Several people I know did not receive a single OCI or only got 1 and this is making me believe that there might be a mistake.

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35 minutes ago, mashedpotatoes said:

Do you think there might be a mistake with the lists?

Several people I know did not receive a single OCI or only got 1 and this is making me believe that there might be a mistake.

May as well check but it's unlikely. The CDO departments are usually very very thorough.

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Osgoode's lists went out yesterday too (I found it strange that firms were still sending OCIs and PFOs the day lists were released?). Anyways, good luck to everyone as your OCI date approaches :)

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56 minutes ago, BlockedQuebecois said:

Osgoode's lists went out yesterday too (I found it strange that firms were still sending OCIs and PFOs the day lists were released?). Anyways, good luck to everyone as your OCI date approaches :)

Haha I'm at UBC and we got some PFOs a few days after the lists with our full OCI schedules went out.

 

I guess firms wanted to remind us they didn't want us, just in case we'd forgotten 😛

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3 hours ago, mashedpotatoes said:

Do you think there might be a mistake with the lists?

Several people I know did not receive a single OCI or only got 1 and this is making me believe that there might be a mistake.

OCI employers are receiving 2000+ applications for the few spots available. They're not going to be interviewing everyone. Less than 20% of all legal jobs are on Bay Street and if you go to Western, only about a quarter of your class will end up there.

http://ultravires.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/UV-February-2018-Recruitment-Special.pdf

http://ultravires.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Recruitment-Special.pdf

http://ultravires.ca/2015/11/2016-summer-student-hiring/

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I mean it is conceivable that a mistake was made in notifying people about OCIs. There was that school (Queen’s?) a few years ago that lost a bunch of law school applications.

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Much more likely that the students in question just didn’t receive interviews, though. Especially if they failed to receive a single ITC prior to the list release. 

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Curious...does anyone know of anyone getting ITC (for in-firms) from firms that don't OCI at their school? Or does anyone know when that happens? Do they always wait until after they've finished all their OCI-ing?

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Alberta Justice - OCI

DLA Piper (Edmonton)- OCI 

Bennet Jones (Edmonton) - PFO

Has anyone heard back from Denton's Edmonton?

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Waiting for ITCs after OCIs is extremely anxiety inducing. I'm going to be spending way too much time at the gym the next month to get my mind off it.

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5 hours ago, Alawonymous said:

Any Vancouver ITCs?

A bunch came out for Allard today - I think nearly all large national/international firms

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