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Re: I suck at interviewing

Postby fatduck » Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:05 pm

one of my interviewers grew up near the same area as me and asked where i went to high school. he told me where he went and i said "oh, my sister went there." he was like "oh, cool. so i guess your parents moved?" oblivious, i said "no, same place, we just got rezoned."

my sister went to "North <noun>", he went to "North <different noun>," like 30 miles away. he was like "huh, interesting" and clearly thinking "what kind of asshole lies about something like that in an interview?"
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Re: I suck at interviewing

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:06 pm

Probably 80 hours the week that legal writing assignments are due. I don't know because I'm not keeping track of time (maybe I'd be more efficient if I did). I don't sleep enough that's for sure.

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Re: I suck at interviewing

Postby BeachedBrit » Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:20 am

Regardless of why 80 hours, obviously a terrible answer.

Better answers would include:
- Overly academic nature
- Professors that add nothing not already added by the textbook/supplements, forcing you to waste time in class that could be better spent learning more.

I like to think of this question as a way to play on efficiency and ability to quickly learn concepts.

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Re: I suck at interviewing

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:33 am

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Re: I suck at interviewing

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 19, 2012 12:38 am

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Re: I suck at interviewing

Postby 20160810 » Sun Feb 19, 2012 2:54 am

Anonymous User wrote:Probably 80 hours the week that legal writing assignments are due. I don't know because I'm not keeping track of time (maybe I'd be more efficient if I did). I don't sleep enough that's for sure.

You sir are out of your mind. I don't think there was a week, including finals, where I've spent more than 40 hours a week outside class on work.

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Re: I suck at interviewing

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Feb 19, 2012 3:37 am

I've learned from numerous interviews you really can't tell how they go. Granted, I've never walked out of an interview thinking, "Welp, I completely blew that one," but I have walked out of ones where I got the job later thinking, "Welp, that was awkward."

Don't be too hard on yourself. Unless you could tell you absolutely blew it, it probably went better than you think.




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