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Postby jk148706 » Fri Nov 15, 2013 11:00 pm

So I am going to be interviewing with a few T14s in the near future. And I'm positive they will ask the standard "what are your career goals" question. My career goals are simple : biglaw ... So, how do I spin that into an answer that will sound at least decent during my interviews? Any ideas?

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Re: Interviews

Postby Hipster but Athletic » Fri Nov 15, 2013 11:06 pm

Just make an arbitrary decision between litigation and corporate and go with the natural arguments for either. "I want to represent big time corporations at trial"

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Re: Interviews

Postby bp shinners » Tue Nov 19, 2013 12:53 pm

There isn't really a stigma surrounding biglaw at law schools - they like sending grads there because it improves the employment prospects of their future students and usually means donations start rolling in. No need to spin it - just talk about what you want to do in biglaw.

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