1L applying to firms before transcripts?

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lsatextreme
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1L applying to firms before transcripts?

Postby lsatextreme » Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:11 pm

Do firms in general accept applications (cover letter, resume, writing sample, references, etc) from 1Ls before their transcripts are released, or do they generally advise to send app once it's a complete package? I'm wondering if I should generally stay put until I can pull a transcript next month or so before I start contacting this huge list of firms about their policy...TIA

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Re: 1L applying to firms before transcripts?

Postby 094320 » Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:14 pm

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Re: 1L applying to firms before transcripts?

Postby Anonymous User » Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:33 pm

I did the same as the poster above. I've been invited to interview with 6 firms (4 in my home market and 2 in DC). Some firms have sent letters saying they received my app, but will not make interview decisions until grades come out.

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Re: 1L applying to firms before transcripts?

Postby lsatextreme » Mon Dec 26, 2011 2:37 pm

oh okay sounds good I guess I'll go ahead and send out what I got in the meantime, thanks ya'll




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