Can I delay an interview by 1.5 months?

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Can I delay an interview by 1.5 months?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:46 pm

How can I delay an interview by 1.5 months?

I got an interview offer from a law firm where I will start with a law clerk that would lead to an asso position after three months. The problem is that I just left the area to stay at my friend' house in a far-away state, studying for the bar. I am a jobless graduate but I am behind my schedule for the bar. It seems like they need a clerk soon.

What should I do?
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Re: Can I delay an interview by 1.5 months?

Postby ClubberLang » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:51 pm

If you don't have a job, delaying an interview by 1.5 months sounds like a piss poor idea.

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Re: Can I delay an interview by 1.5 months?

Postby zot1 » Wed Jan 18, 2017 6:57 pm

If you don't want the job, yes. If you want the job, definitely not.

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Re: Can I delay an interview by 1.5 months?

Postby iliketurtles123 » Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:04 pm

You can... but don't be surprised if HR ghosts you when you ask or if they give you a "wtf" response.

Ok some substantive advice: schedule it asap. The closer it is to your bar exam, the harder it will be to study/ace the interview. Study on the plane.

I took a road trip the weekend before my bar exam. Studied while in the car. I passed (i'm a good test taker though). You'll be fine. The bar exam is a marathon. 2 days of blowing off studying won't make a difference. I started my bar course late, took plenty of days off from studying, but ramped it up for the couple weeks before the exam.

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Re: Can I delay an interview by 1.5 months?

Postby mjb447 » Wed Jan 18, 2017 7:27 pm

Agreeing that you should do the interview if you want the job (and there's any way you can). It's a relatively trivial expense and investment of time for the possibility of being employed.

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Re: Can I delay an interview by 1.5 months?

Postby Winter is Coming » Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:31 pm

Go to the interview man. No way that job will be waiting after a month and a half.



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