Sharing Upcoming 2L SA With Classmates

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Sharing Upcoming 2L SA With Classmates

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:16 pm

What is the generally agreed-upon etiquette if you landed a 2L SA and are subsequently asked about your upcoming summer? Is it like grades, in that it is best to just avoid the topic?

My concern is that only ~10% of my class will land a BigLaw job, and I don't want my success/luck to make any of my friends (without offers) more stressed out than they already are. Does anyone have a tactful way of handling the situation?

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Re: Sharing Upcoming 2L SA With Classmates

Postby Anonymous User » Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:40 pm

...Whats the option here, when someone says "What are you doing this summer" you just say "Uh, not really sure yet" and just lie? Just say you'll be working at X firm.

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Re: Sharing Upcoming 2L SA With Classmates

Postby tyroneslothrop1 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:50 pm

If asked, respond honestly. I wouldn't ask other people what their summer plans are.

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Re: Sharing Upcoming 2L SA With Classmates

Postby sam91 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:50 pm

tyroneslothrop1 wrote:If asked, respond honestly. I wouldn't ask other people what their summer plans are.

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Re: Sharing Upcoming 2L SA With Classmates

Postby strawberrieee » Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:50 pm

The people who ask likely found jobs and want a chance to boast. Just answer their question. Do not ask them, in case they haven't found jobs yet. If they want to boast, they will volunteer that information anyway.

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Re: Sharing Upcoming 2L SA With Classmates

Postby sjp200 » Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:08 pm

I asked all the time before I got something. I only asked people who I genuinely want to know how they're doing in the job hunt because I wanted them to do well. I managed to not ask those I secretly hoped were unemployed. Just answer honestly if you have something or don't. Never know when someone hears you don't and they sneak you in to someone they know really well somewhere.

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Re: Sharing Upcoming 2L SA With Classmates

Postby 1styearlateral » Sun Sep 17, 2017 3:20 pm

Just post it on Facebook to save yourself the bother. :roll:



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