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How long after?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:47 pm

Graduated in may and taking the bar here in a few weeks

Cum laude at a t40 / no job / no debt

Would it be crazy to go on vacation for a month and then try to find work or should I be applying to everything right now and start whatever I can get right after the bar

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Re: How long after?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 11, 2018 10:38 pm

Anyone?

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Re: How long after?

Postby malibustacy » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:40 pm

What have you been doing until now? Your permanent job search should have started months, maybe even over a year ago.

If you've tardied until now, why not take a vacation. It doesn't matter too much. Focus on the bar. You don't have any debt. If you have money to blow on vacation, it's your call.

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Re: How long after?

Postby Anonymous User » Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:51 pm

Would it be crazy to go on vacation for a month and then try to find work or should I be applying to everything right now and start whatever I can get right after the bar


I didn't have a job offer in the fall of my 3L year, and spent pretty much all of my 3L panicking until I finally did get an offer in the spring. I can't imagine graduating without a job and considering "going on vacation for a month" and then studying for the bar and then applying.

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Re: How long after?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 12, 2018 1:43 am

Good thing you have no debt. But if i were you, i would study hard for the bar and get myself a job before any vacation because the longer you wait the harder it gets. Remember, you are competing with tons of law grad in the market. It literally took me 1 year,with a little bit luck, to find my first job. I consider myself lucky, i know lots of my classmates are still looking.

good luck.

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Re: How long after?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:38 am

I’ve applied to a bunch of jobs just haven’t heard anything

I kind of just assumed small firms are more likely to hire after the bar or even after bar results

I was cum laude at a t40 so I didn’t target big/respectable mid sized firms

And by vaca I mean a two week post bar trip

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Re: How long after?

Postby Anonymous User » Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:40 am

You could also apply for everything right now and if you get something before the bar exam negotiate not starting until after you take your bar trip.



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