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Offer Etiquette?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:38 pm

I just finished two CBs that I felt went really well. If by chance one turns into an offer, what is the polite way to let the firm know you would like some time to consider? Is this all done over the phone? I am very interested but I have one more CB that I would like to do.

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Re: Offer Etiquette?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I just finished two CBs that I felt went really well. If by chance one turns into an offer, what is the polite way to let the firm know you would like some time to consider? Is this all done over the phone? I am very interested but I have one more CB that I would like to do.



They know you will want time to consider. I suggest telling them you would like to schedule a follow-up visit. That shows continued interest (flattering) and immediately lets them know you are taking some time to consider.

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Re: Offer Etiquette?

Postby swc65 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:40 pm

Anonymous User wrote:
Anonymous User wrote:I just finished two CBs that I felt went really well. If by chance one turns into an offer, what is the polite way to let the firm know you would like some time to consider? Is this all done over the phone? I am very interested but I have one more CB that I would like to do.



They know you will want time to consider. I suggest telling them you would like to schedule a follow-up visit. That shows continued interest (flattering) and immediately lets them know you are taking some time to consider.



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Re: Offer Etiquette?

Postby Emma. » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:48 pm

Anonymous User wrote:I just finished two CBs that I felt went really well. If by chance one turns into an offer, what is the polite way to let the firm know you would like some time to consider? Is this all done over the phone? I am very interested but I have one more CB that I would like to do.


NALP guidelines give you 28 days to act on the offer. They shouldn't be expecting you to accept on the spot.

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Re: Offer Etiquette?

Postby imchuckbass58 » Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:53 pm

Nobody will ask you to accept on the spot. You'll have 28 days, and even then many firms will grant extensions if they know it's between their firm and one other firm.




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