Chance at Ibanking ?

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Rank: Chimp | 12

Hey guys I was just wondering what you think my chances are of getting an I banking job this coming summer (2011)
Im trying to figure out what else I can do incase i cant get a nice law firm SA position this coming summer.

Background:
Just finished 1st year of LS
T50 law school
High class rank 10-15%
3.7 GPA
Invited to Law Review
Transferring to T20 law school.

Ugrad: borderline target school.
3.1-3.2 GPA
Economics
No financial experience.
Gmat 710
1 summer law firm experience
1 summer Fortune 500 Marketing experience

Thanks

Comments (12)

Jul 19, 2010

be a lawyer

Jul 19, 2010

710 gmat? goto bschool then go ib

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"Those who say don't know, and those who know don't say."

Jul 19, 2010
nutsaboutWS:

710 gmat? goto bschool then go ib

no work experience...
cant get into a nice b school.

Jul 19, 2010

A JD does not transfer well, cold call firms, say that you want to come on as analyst.

Jul 19, 2010
futurectdoc:

A JD does not transfer well, cold call firms, say that you want to come on as analyst.

how much does a semi-high gmat help?

also does cold calling/emailing actually work?

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Jul 19, 2010
thexfactor:
futurectdoc:

A JD does not transfer well, cold call firms, say that you want to come on as analyst.

how much does a semi-high gmat help?

also does cold calling/emailing actually work?

It doesn't really, I got an internship off cold calling, so I am a big believer in it. Going law to finance does happend, I know someone from YLS who is a VP at GS. However you need to go to the T-14 for that, specifically HYS if you want it like that. Target boutiques and MMs, without the proper school it will be difficult to break in at the BB level.

Jul 19, 2010

no chance

I'm making it up as I go along.

Jul 19, 2010

be a lawyer

Jul 19, 2010

What about midlaw? Also IDK if making the jump to a non T-14, T-25 is worth it. If I was at a good T1 state school it might make more sense to stay at the lower cost. PM me

Jul 19, 2010
futurectdoc:

What about midlaw? Also IDK if making the jump to a non T-14, T-25 is worth it. If I was at a good T1 state school it might make more sense to stay at the lower cost. PM me

pm'ed

Jul 20, 2010
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