How long did it take you to accept your offer?

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How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 2:41 am

Just wondering if I am hitting it too close.

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:27 am

Less than two weeks.

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:44 am

about 2 weeks

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby PiersonVee » Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:52 am

Exactly one week.

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 9:57 am

less than 2 weeks
All of my callbacks/offers were in the same two weeks - this made is much easier to make a quick decision.

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 11:48 am

I accepted on day 26 of 28. I started to apologize for taking so long, and the HP said that I should not be apologizing and he thought it was silly that some students cut short their cycles w/o going on all their callbacks and exploring all their options.

The peace of mind you get knowing you made the right choice is more important in most cases, although I can imagine that there are definitely some circumstances in which it makes sense to accept early and withdraw.

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 12:19 pm

27.5 days. They really weren't my first choice, but at least I'll be able to split my summer with another firm (both firms are in Texas).

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 12:24 pm

33 days - I was granted an extension.

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 12:36 pm

Accepted on day 5. I'd already been on all of my callbacks and had a chance to see all of the other firms. They were my top choice going into callbacks and after callbacks. Knew I wouldn't take any other offers if they came, so no need to wait any longer.

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:01 pm

A long weekend. I was too excited to wait, and they were by far my top choice (and I made sure they knew that before the offer). I considered waiting longer, but figured there was no harm in showing enthusiasm.

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby underachiever » Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:10 pm

3 weeks

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Hoopster » Mon Oct 04, 2010 1:11 pm

28 days, no apologies necessary.

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 6:25 pm

exactly a week, though when I got the phone call with the offer, I pretty much told the partner that I was going to accept

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Oct 04, 2010 6:36 pm

If you "tell em they're your first choice (even if they're not)" then you basically have to accept on the spot right? Must look bad to tell a firm that and then want to wait for other offers right?

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 05, 2010 3:13 am

accepted on the spot from my top choice

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Re: How long did it take you to accept your offer?

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Oct 05, 2010 3:33 am

It took me 0.1 seconds, that's how long it takes me to do anything. Hmm.




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