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HeirCroc

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Summer associate background check

Postby HeirCroc » Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:09 pm

I just got offered a SA position and the firm is doing a background check. I'm slightly worried because I have a little credit card debt (6k~) and I know that they can access credit information. However, I make payments on it each month, and my credit history is otherwise good (paid a mortgage every month for years). Am I just worrying for no reason? Never been in legal trouble except for a DUI 9 years ago.

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Re: Summer associate background check

Postby PeanutsNJam » Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:21 pm

If your credit score is fine it shouldn't be a problem. But aren't credit card interest rates astronomical? Might be worth taking out more student loans to pay off that balance tbh...

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Re: Summer associate background check

Postby HeirCroc » Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:24 pm

Yeah I'm planning on paying it off with students loans. Just got lazy about it. Thanks for the reply.

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Re: Summer associate background check

Postby deadpanic » Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:42 pm

You don't have a judgment against you right? Just carrying a balance month to month?

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Re: Summer associate background check

Postby star fox » Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:52 pm

This ranks behind parking tickets in terms of things to be concerned about

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Re: Summer associate background check

Postby RaceJudicata » Fri Oct 07, 2016 5:13 pm

star fox wrote:This ranks behind parking tickets in terms of things to be concerned about


can the same be said for incoming associate? I assume they run another credit check?

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Re: Summer associate background check

Postby HeirCroc » Fri Oct 07, 2016 5:36 pm

deadpanic wrote:You don't have a judgment against you right? Just carrying a balance month to month?


Correct, just carrying a balance. Made a payment like 3 days late once cause I was busy and forgot about it.
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Re: Summer associate background check

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 07, 2016 5:37 pm

star fox wrote:This ranks behind parking tickets in terms of things to be concerned about


lol, good. Figured I was being neurotic, but after the hell that was 2 months of OCI, I just want everything to go off without a hitch.

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Re: Summer associate background check

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Oct 07, 2016 6:04 pm

Not OP. Are things like negligent driving citations a worry?

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Re: Summer associate background check

Postby barkschool » Sun Oct 09, 2016 7:31 pm

Felonies are probably a worry at most.



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