TIME SENSITIVE: Canceling a CB?

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TIME SENSITIVE: Canceling a CB?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:27 pm

How short notice is too short? 1L here, have 2 CBs tomorrow and one on friday but I just received an offer from a V5 firm I simply can't/don't want to refuse. Is there any point going to the other callbacks when I'm positive I won't be accepting? Or is too rude to cancel on them on such short notice? They've already sent me the list of attorneys I'll be meeting with/my schedule. If it would be rude to cancel, I'm willing to just go anyway... don't want to be a douche.

Advice please??

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Re: TIME SENSITIVE: Canceling a CB?

Postby Nova » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:29 pm

I would let them know you received an offer you are going to accept and cancel immediately.

don't waste their time

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Re: TIME SENSITIVE: Canceling a CB?

Postby ph14 » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:30 pm

Anonymous User wrote:How short notice is too short? 1L here, have 2 CBs tomorrow and one on friday but I just received an offer from a V5 firm I simply can't/don't want to refuse. Is there any point going to the other callbacks when I'm positive I won't be accepting? Or is too rude to cancel on them on such short notice? They've already sent me the list of attorneys I'll be meeting with/my schedule. If it would be rude to cancel, I'm willing to just go anyway... don't want to be a douche.

Advice please??


I don't think they would hold it against you if you canceled the day before or earlier.

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Re: TIME SENSITIVE: Canceling a CB?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:34 pm

Thanks guys! Email or phone call??

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Re: TIME SENSITIVE: Canceling a CB?

Postby ph14 » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:36 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Thanks guys! Email or phone call??


Personally, I would call if I were canceling on such short notice, just to make sure that someone got the message. Call recruiting though.

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Re: TIME SENSITIVE: Canceling a CB?

Postby Nova » Wed Jan 29, 2014 4:39 pm

^agreed

congratulations on the offer

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Re: TIME SENSITIVE: Canceling a CB?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:34 pm

Did as you guys recommended and called. Thanks!!

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Re: TIME SENSITIVE: Canceling a CB?

Postby NYstate » Wed Jan 29, 2014 6:39 pm

Anonymous User wrote:Did as you guys recommended and called. Thanks!!


Yes, this was the best plan. No one has time to waste interviewing someone who is going to another firm. Trust me, they will find other things to fill that time and not give it a second thought. Congrats on your offer.




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