Door still open at firms passed over for SA?

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Door still open at firms passed over for SA?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:09 am

Recently made my SA decision. When I wrote to the other firms to decline their offers, a couple of them wrote back to the effect of "if things don't work out next summer with your summer firm, please give us a call."

Is this just a throw-away line, or does it actually mean they'd be open to considering giving a full-time offer after I do 2L SA somewhere else?

As a follow-up to that, would this be only in the case getting offered from my summer firm and looking to change scenery, or would it also be in the case of a no-offer?

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Re: Door still open at firms passed over for SA?

Postby thesealocust » Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:38 am

Throw-away line. It may not be totally false, but I really wouldn't read too much into it.
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Re: Door still open at firms passed over for SA?

Postby badaboom61 » Sat Sep 07, 2013 9:39 am

I wouldn't read much into this. The fact that you applied and got an offer as a 2L will probably have very little effect on your chances as a 3L. If you want to reapply as a 3L for whatever reason, do it, and expect to be in about the same position as every other 3L applying.

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Re: Door still open at firms passed over for SA?

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Sep 07, 2013 10:31 am

Yeah guess that's what I should have intuitively figured - thanks though!




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