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response to congratulation emails

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:07 pm

generally, is a response warranted to emails from callback interviewers congratulating you on an offer? if so, would ending the email with a sentence to the effect of "Thanks again for the offer - I will let you know as soon as I've made a decision" sound awkward? If so, what do you guys think would be the best way to end the email?

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:08 pm

Anonymous User wrote:generally, is a response warranted to emails from callback interviewers congratulating you on an offer? if so, would ending the email with a sentence to the effect of "Thanks again for the offer - I will let you know as soon as I've made a decision" sound awkward? If so, what do you guys think would be the best way to end the email?



I just say I was very happy to meet them, ty for the opportunity, will be in touch soon, and will definitely let them know if I have any further questions. The important things are to emphasize your enthusiasm for the firm (and how much you enjoyed the CB) along with your appreciation of the offer.

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:09 pm

Sounds fine. Can't hurt.

"Thanks so much for the opportunity. I look forward to speaking with you soon."

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby NYAssociate » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:24 pm

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:26 pm

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:26 pm

NYAssociate wrote:Guys, it's OK to be a little more informal at this point. Even a one word response, "Thanks!" is perfectly fine.

Also, I think one should respond to congratulatory emails. Always.


this is one of the reasons why you are valuable. The aspieness flows strong on tls.

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby rynabrius » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:27 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
NYAssociate wrote:Guys, it's OK to be a little more informal at this point. Even a one word response, "Thanks!" is perfectly fine.

Also, I think one should respond to congratulatory emails. Always.


this is one of the reasons why you are valuable. The aspieness flows strong on tls.


I'm not an aspie. Aspies are smart :(

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby NYAssociate » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:29 pm

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby joobacca » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:35 pm

what is aspie. i've heard this too often around here.

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:36 pm

NYAssociate wrote:Guys, it's OK to be a little more informal at this point. Even a one word response, "Thanks!" is perfectly fine.

Also, I think one should respond to congratulatory emails. Always.


Nah, bro, has to be more than 'thanks.' Just 'thanks' sounds a bit snarky. What if it is a partner e-mailing it? You need to say smthg about how you liked visiting the firm and are very happy with the opportunity.

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby Unitas » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:38 pm

joobacca wrote:what is aspie. i've heard this too often around here.


It generally means someone with Asperger syndrome.... Kinda jerkish to be throwing around.

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby NYAssociate » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:38 pm

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby Grizz » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:39 pm

joobacca wrote:what is aspie. i've heard this too often around here.


Asperger's syndrome.

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby joobacca » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:46 pm

rad law wrote:
joobacca wrote:what is aspie. i've heard this too often around here.


Asperger's syndrome.

i just wikid it. hahaha

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby Grizz » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:47 pm

joobacca wrote:
rad law wrote:
joobacca wrote:what is aspie. i've heard this too often around here.


Asperger's syndrome.

i just wikid it. hahaha

Yeah it's not really a lol type situation.

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby joobacca » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:50 pm

rad law wrote:
joobacca wrote:
rad law wrote:
joobacca wrote:what is aspie. i've heard this too often around here.


Asperger's syndrome.

i just wikid it. hahaha

Yeah it's not really a lol type situation.

definitely dick, but i like it... in a dickish way

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby Grizz » Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:51 pm

joobacca wrote:definitely dick, but i like it... in a dickish way


Understandable. After all, this is TLS.

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Sep 07, 2010 9:11 pm

NYAssociate wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:
NYAssociate wrote:Guys, it's OK to be a little more informal at this point. Even a one word response, "Thanks!" is perfectly fine.

Also, I think one should respond to congratulatory emails. Always.


Nah, bro, has to be more than 'thanks.' Just 'thanks' sounds a bit snarky. What if it is a partner e-mailing it? You need to say smthg about how you liked visiting the firm and are very happy with the opportunity.


You are thinking this from the perspective of a law student. When you work at firm, you get thousands of emails every day. People really don't care about those extra empty words you throw in the email. If you feel like you have to do it, go ahead. But it seems like you're just creating a lot of unnecessary stress.



I disagree. It does make a difference. Maybe next time I will do: "TY, ttyl!"

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby MiamiUG » Tue Sep 07, 2010 9:22 pm

rad law wrote:
joobacca wrote:
rad law wrote:
joobacca wrote:what is aspie. i've heard this too often around here.


Asperger's syndrome.

i just wikid it. hahaha

Yeah it's not really a lol type situation.

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby NYAssociate » Wed Sep 08, 2010 7:21 am

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Re: response to congratulation emails

Postby rynabrius » Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:18 pm

I talked to a friend of mine who is in a high executive position -- not at a law firm, but she interviews people all the time. She said that long, obsequious emails disgust her. She called them "Uriah Heepish".




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