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Firms who contact references prior to giving callback

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 14, 2011 1:47 am

Can we start a list of these please? The only one I've heard of is Covington.

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Re: Firms who contact references prior to giving callback

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 14, 2011 8:30 am

Covington is the only one who requests references at the screener stage, so they're the only ones with references to call before a callback. They're like Cravath and the UG transcript (except Covington actually makes use of the references).

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Re: Firms who contact references prior to giving callback

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 14, 2011 9:47 am

Anonymous User wrote:Covington is the only one who requests references at the screener stage, so they're the only ones with references to call before a callback. They're like Cravath and the UG transcript (except Covington actually makes use of the references).


This is not true. I had a couple of firms ask for a reference list at the screener (I forget which)

Additionally some firms ask you send them a reference list prior to the callback. (Cleary and A&P did)

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Re: Firms who contact references prior to giving callback

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 14, 2011 10:58 am

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:Covington is the only one who requests references at the screener stage, so they're the only ones with references to call before a callback. They're like Cravath and the UG transcript (except Covington actually makes use of the references).


This is not true. I had a couple of firms ask for a reference list at the screener (I forget which)

Additionally some firms ask you send them a reference list prior to the callback. (Cleary and A&P did)


Munger Tolles asked for references. I did 5 screeners last week - heard from them all re: callbacks except Munger. I'm hoping it's because they're checking my references, but could also be that a ding is coming in the mail.

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Re: Firms who contact references prior to giving callback

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Aug 14, 2011 11:04 am

Covington calls right away after a screener interview.




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