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Re: Too young for firms?

Postby Anonymous User » Sun Mar 17, 2013 9:07 pm

OP: do you have any significant work experience while you were in school?

Also young; but I was able to use a management position in food service to show that I was comfortable working with people older than me. Seemed to help.

As other posters have said, just put the year you graduated in; don't bring it up unless asked; and don't be embarrassed by it if they do.

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Re: Too young for firms?

Postby postard » Tue Dec 09, 2014 10:53 pm

Age itself isn't a maker or breaker, I think, but lack of WE just makes grades that much more important. But I guess they can do whatever they want to youngins', only old folks are a federally protected class.

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Re: Too young for firms?

Postby Avian » Wed Dec 10, 2014 12:24 am

Wow you resurrected an old thread, but while it's at the top I'll add my two cents since I'm sure it's still relevant to 0Ls, 1Ls and others.
I don't think it's any worse than any other K-JD. I'll be 23 when I graduate, so slightly older, but no one asked during OCI or at a callback. When I did happen to mention it, interviewers either didn't care or were marginally impressed. I have a V100 SA lined up for the summer which is about what I would have expected with my GPA/school/Law Review.

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