How soon after 2L summer will someone know

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Tree
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How soon after 2L summer will someone know

Postby Tree » Sun Oct 31, 2010 12:10 pm

How quickly do firms usually tell their 2L summers whether it will work out? Is it something that happens in the fall afterward, or much later?

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Re: How soon after 2L summer will someone know

Postby vanwinkle » Sun Oct 31, 2010 12:12 pm

This past summer it seemed like summer associates were told during their last week on the job. At least that's what I gathered from reading about offers.

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Re: How soon after 2L summer will someone know

Postby nealric » Sun Oct 31, 2010 12:14 pm

How quickly do firms usually tell their 2L summers whether it will work out? Is it something that happens in the fall afterward, or much later?


My year (2009 summer), a lot of people waited quite a while. I don't think I found out until almost October. There was a lot of uncertainty then.

Most firms are on a bit shorter time table now.

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Re: How soon after 2L summer will someone know

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Oct 31, 2010 12:27 pm

Varies from firm to firm. The pattern I noticed is that if the firm had good news, they'd give it on the last day (or last review). But if the firm had plans to no offer a substantial number, they'd wait until after everyone has left and conduct a thorough review in order to determine who get the axe.

Don't let ATL sway you. News about very public 100% offers from big firms has distorted reality. There were many, many firms who no offered many of their summer associates this year.




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