Withdrawing applications?

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Withdrawing applications?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Jan 31, 2010 7:34 pm

I accepted a position not too long ago, but still have several outstanding applications out.

I figured I did not have to do anything unless I heard from the employers (in which case I would politely decline if an interview is offered), but now I am starting to wonder if I should formally withdraw my applications. I sent out quite a few so it would be kind of time consuming, esp. considering many of them probably won't even respond.

What does everyone think?
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Re: Withdrawing applications?

Postby LawSchoolWannaBe » Sun Jan 31, 2010 8:08 pm

I sent emails or called offices I had done CBs at and withdrew. I figured the others weren't interested anyways.


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Re: Withdrawing applications?

Postby NotMyRealName09 » Mon Feb 01, 2010 2:55 am

If you have accepted a job, it is plain unprofessional not to withdraw your applications. The legal community is small, and people just might remember wasting time on that one prick who accepted an offer to firm-X and didn't tell firm-Y about it before firm-Y wasted time during the recruiting committee meeting.

Just call, say thanks but no thanks, and I think its fine to simply leave a voicemail if you don't get a person.

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