Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

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Should I fly across the US for a 20 min interview?

Yes
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No
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Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:13 pm

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby snowpeach06 » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:22 pm

If money and time, the only two real issues, aren't issues for you...

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Danteshek » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:23 pm

Do it. I've flown across the country for less compelling reasons

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Renzo » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:23 pm

Two partners are family friends who would have dinner, and you can't drum up anymore screening interviews to make the trip worth it?

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby 98234872348 » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:27 pm

Is this firm a good target for you? Good chance you'll get a callback? Is a well paying job worth a couple hundred dollars to you?

These are the questions you should be asking yourself.

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby irie » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:27 pm

Renzo wrote:Two partners are family friends who would have dinner, and you can't drum up anymore screening interviews to make the trip worth it?


this

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Aug 02, 2010 11:29 pm

Renzo wrote:Two partners are family friends who would have dinner, and you can't drum up anymore screening interviews to make the trip worth it?

I already got screening interviews from their two firms at Loyola.

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Lucidity » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:11 am

The only negatives i could come up with are money and time. You said yourself that neither are of concern. So what exactly is stopping you, laziness?

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby 270910 » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:14 am

No way this is worth it.

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby dresden doll » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:14 am

Lucidity wrote:The only negatives i could come up with are money and time. You said yourself that neither are of concern. So what exactly is stopping you, laziness?


This. Seriously, have you got anything better to do with your time?

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Always Credited » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:20 am

What is...I can't even...how do people...??


I give up.

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 03, 2010 12:58 am

dresden doll wrote:
Lucidity wrote:The only negatives i could come up with are money and time. You said yourself that neither are of concern. So what exactly is stopping you, laziness?


This. Seriously, have you got anything better to do with your time?


No, my internship ended last week, OCI bids are already in too. Nothing pressing until school starts. I was maybe planning to start my direct-mail campaign. Sure, I guess it comes down to laziness.

Just because I have the time and money doesn't mean it's not wasteful.

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Aug 03, 2010 1:01 am

Always Credited wrote:What is...I can't even...how do people...??


I give up.


Please don't. I appreciate your advice and reasoning.

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Danteshek » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:38 am

I just paid $262 to change my flight to go back to Los Angeles for an interview.

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby 270910 » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:39 am

Danteshek wrote:I just paid $262 to change my flight to go back to Los Angeles for an interview.


Your new name is Captain Good Decision, Lord and Protector of Sound Life Choices. It shall be a crime punishable by banning and/or exile to the LSAT prep forum to refer to you in any other way.

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Danteshek » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:41 am

disco_barred wrote:
Danteshek wrote:I just paid $262 to change my flight to go back to Los Angeles for an interview.


Your new name is Captain Good Decision, Lord and Protector of Sound Life Choices. It shall be a crime punishable by banning and/or exile to the LSAT prep forum to refer to you in any other way.


Exellent. I like it!

Edit: Weren't you the one who told me not to transfer?

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby 270910 » Wed Aug 04, 2010 9:45 am

Danteshek wrote:
disco_barred wrote:
Danteshek wrote:I just paid $262 to change my flight to go back to Los Angeles for an interview.


Your new name is Captain Good Decision, Lord and Protector of Sound Life Choices. It shall be a crime punishable by banning and/or exile to the LSAT prep forum to refer to you in any other way.


Exellent. I like it!

Edit: Weren't you the one who told me not to transfer?


Impossible. Your transfer from Southwestern to Loyola is going to open up a cornucopia of opportunities. It will be like a swift strike to the exposed shell of a fresh egg - the delicious golden yolk of riches and professional satisfaction will burst forth and envelop you in its warm glow.

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Danteshek » Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:08 am

Is that your best effort at sarcasm? I know you can do better than that!

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby UCLAtransfer » Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:18 am

disco_barred wrote:
Danteshek wrote:
disco_barred wrote:
Danteshek wrote:I just paid $262 to change my flight to go back to Los Angeles for an interview.


Your new name is Captain Good Decision, Lord and Protector of Sound Life Choices. It shall be a crime punishable by banning and/or exile to the LSAT prep forum to refer to you in any other way.


Exellent. I like it!

Edit: Weren't you the one who told me not to transfer?


Impossible. Your transfer from Southwestern to Loyola is going to open up a cornucopia of opportunities. It will be like a swift strike to the exposed shell of a fresh egg - the delicious golden yolk of riches and professional satisfaction will burst forth and envelop you in its warm glow.


Love it. As I read this I just hear this deep, booming voice imparting vast untold wisdom. Even better because I think I took part in that "Should I transfer thread."

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Re: Should I fly across country for 1 interview?

Postby Danteshek » Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:24 am

There are at least two other SW people transferring to Loyola with me.

And I'd rather take Evidence with Levenson...




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