Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

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Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Jul 07, 2017 9:38 pm

Thought this would be a useful thread. What do people think are some of the best questions to ask interviewers at the end of an OCI interview?

I know plenty are firm specific, but we can generalize a bit here.

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Re: Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby clshopeful » Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:34 pm

What's the biggest challenge the firm is facing? (or the office specifically)

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Re: Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby perfunctory » Fri Jul 07, 2017 10:42 pm

do you have any concerns with my application at the moment? (i heard about this from somewhere, but i'm not sure)
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Re: Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby lavarman84 » Fri Jul 07, 2017 11:52 pm

Just go with the flow of the interview. That'll pan out better for you than trying to stick a question in there inorganically.

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Re: Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby BeeTeeZ » Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:41 am

Do you validate?

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Re: Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby Anonymous User » Sat Jul 08, 2017 8:14 am

perfunctory wrote:do you have any concerns with my application at the moment? (i heard about this from somewhere, but i'm not sure)



I've used this a lot. Gotten only positive responses, I feel like it shows you understand constructive criticism or something.

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Re: Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby elendinel » Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:14 am

What's the coffee situation here?

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Re: Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby mjb447 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:30 am

"So, when can I start?"


I've gotten some good responses to something like "what distinguishes a great [position applied for] from an okay one?"

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Re: Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby whats an updog » Sat Jul 08, 2017 11:17 am

mjb447 wrote:"So, when can I start?"


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Re: Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby topgun400 » Tue Jul 11, 2017 2:04 am

Do folks briefly respond to their answers?

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Re: Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:42 am

Anonymous User wrote:
perfunctory wrote:do you have any concerns with my application at the moment? (i heard about this from somewhere, but i'm not sure)



I've used this a lot. Gotten only positive responses, I feel like it shows you understand constructive criticism or something.


I got a horrified response to this, FYI

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Re: Best Questions to Ask at the End of an Interivew

Postby deepseapartners » Tue Jul 11, 2017 8:09 am

The best questions happen as part of the organic interview process, but if the interview didn't lend itself to any good questions (or frankly if you blank in the moment), it can never hurt to ask why your interviewer chose their practice group. Assuming, of course, you didn't already discuss this during the interview.



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