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Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 20, 2016 11:12 am

Sorry, I know this is generally a topic that's been asked before, but the other threads I found on the subject weren't quite the same as my situation.

Got an offer late Friday, no longer interested in a callback I have on Monday. Travel's already booked (can't get a refund), supposed to leave today. What am I supposed to do here, etiquette-wise? Would really appreciate some advice.

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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 20, 2016 11:18 am

Right, someone literally just asked this question 2 hours ago since I checked last night.

Sorry 'bout that.

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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby kellyfrost » Sat Aug 20, 2016 11:35 am

I have never been in this situation before; however, I do recognize how challenging it is.

You should reach out to rpupkin and see what he says. As a know it all, he has either expirienced this first hand, works with someone who did, or he will pretend he knows the propert ettiqutte. You may not even need to ask him though, he might just come on here and chime in with his two cents anyways.
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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:23 pm

I was in a similar situation and just went. Just see the sights, meet some friends, and just do the three hour interview. Not a big deal in the grand scheme of things. And who knows, maybe they'll wow you.

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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby grades?? » Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:26 pm

kellyfrost wrote:I have never been in this situation before; however, I do recognize how challenging it is.

You should reach out to rpupkin and see what he says. As a know it all, he has either expirienced this first hand, works with someone who did, or he will pretend he knows the propert ettiqutte. You may not even need to ask him though, he might just come on here and chime in with his two cents anyways.


He did in the other thread. His answer "you can cancel".

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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:27 pm

I'd say it's really up to you; you can go and see the place, or if you really dont want to, cancel it.

If you dont cancel, you are wasting everyone's time, and will be making the firm pay even more money [cab, hotel, food].

Law firms are businesses and they understand that it is part of the process that some of the people they want will take offers elsewhere.

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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby retaking23 » Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:29 pm

kellyfrost wrote:I have never been in this situation before; however, I do recognize how challenging it is.

You should reach out to rpupkin and see what he says. As a know it all, he has either expirienced this first hand, works with someone who did, or he will pretend he knows the propert ettiqutte. You may not even need to ask him though, he might just come on here and chime in with his two cents anyways.


Rofl. To echo what others have said, you can cancel. No big deal.

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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:37 pm

kellyfrost wrote:I have never been in this situation before; however, I do recognize how challenging it is.

You should reach out to rpupkin and see what he says. As a know it all, he has either expirienced this first hand, works with someone who did, or he will pretend he knows the propert ettiqutte. You may not even need to ask him though, he might just come on here and chime in with his two cents anyways.

Don't be a sore loser, dude.

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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby kellyfrost » Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:55 pm

A. Nony Mouse wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:I have never been in this situation before; however, I do recognize how challenging it is.

You should reach out to rpupkin and see what he says. As a know it all, he has either expirienced this first hand, works with someone who did, or he will pretend he knows the propert ettiqutte. You may not even need to ask him though, he might just come on here and chime in with his two cents anyways.

Don't be a sore loser, dude.


I'm not. Can I not speak my mind?
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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Sat Aug 20, 2016 12:58 pm

kellyfrost wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:I have never been in this situation before; however, I do recognize how challenging it is.

You should reach out to rpupkin and see what he says. As a know it all, he has either expirienced this first hand, works with someone who did, or he will pretend he knows the propert ettiqutte. You may not even need to ask him though, he might just come on here and chime in with his two cents anyways.

Don't be a sore loser, dude.


I'm not. Can I not speak my mind?

Posting just to snark about another poster doesn't answer the OP's question though.

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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby FSK » Sat Aug 20, 2016 1:00 pm

OK you god damn dillweeds could you think about your qeustions before you ask them. You'll meet with two partners for one half of ano hour each on a callback who probably bill at close to a grand an hour. They don't GAF about your flight (and they also don't gAF about you, don't let them fool you)
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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby kellyfrost » Sat Aug 20, 2016 1:13 pm

A. Nony Mouse wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:I have never been in this situation before; however, I do recognize how challenging it is.

You should reach out to rpupkin and see what he says. As a know it all, he has either expirienced this first hand, works with someone who did, or he will pretend he knows the propert ettiqutte. You may not even need to ask him though, he might just come on here and chime in with his two cents anyways.

Don't be a sore loser, dude.


I'm not. Can I not speak my mind?

Posting just to snark about another poster doesn't answer the OP's question though.


It gives him advice and names a resource he could reach out to.
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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby A. Nony Mouse » Sat Aug 20, 2016 1:26 pm

kellyfrost wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:
A. Nony Mouse wrote:
kellyfrost wrote:I have never been in this situation before; however, I do recognize how challenging it is.

You should reach out to rpupkin and see what he says. As a know it all, he has either expirienced this first hand, works with someone who did, or he will pretend he knows the propert ettiqutte. You may not even need to ask him though, he might just come on here and chime in with his two cents anyways.

Don't be a sore loser, dude.


I'm not. Can I not speak my mind?

Posting just to snark about another poster doesn't answer the OP's question though.


It gives him advice and names a resource he could reach out to.

What, you were actually being serious?

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Re: Canceling callback over the weekend, travel booked

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Aug 20, 2016 3:02 pm

OP here, thanks for the advice.

And yeah, I know the lawyers aren't really gonna give a shit (probably be relieved they get the time back), but regardless it's kind of an awkward last minute thing so I just wanted to make sure.



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