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What to carry into screener

Postby Anonymous User » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:09 am

what should I or should I not be bringing into screener of form does not specify? Writing sample cover letter? Briefcase? Padfolio?

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Re: What to carry into screener

Postby EzraFitz » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:13 am

Padfolio with copies of all relevant documents, just in case. Do not bring in a briefcase.

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Re: What to carry into screener

Postby jrf12886 » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:17 am

Copies of resume, grades, and writing sample (if you submitted one to the firm) in a portfolio. No briefcase or bags.

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Re: What to carry into screener

Postby thesealocust » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:18 am

Yep, padfolio, copies of resume/transcript, and a pen or two. Try not to take obsessive notes when you should be talking/bonding, but it's fine to jot down a note or two (if you're given somebody to contact, an article to read, etc.)

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Re: What to carry into screener

Postby fkt18 » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:27 am

If you're female, I'm assuming the "no bags" rule wouldn't apply?

And if you are bringing a bag, I would recommend a water bottle. I had a practice interview this summer that was unexpectedly hostile and my mouth got so dry I could barely talk, so a water bottle would have been useful. If you have multiple screeners in a day this seems like a necessity (but then again, so does a bag in that case).

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Re: What to carry into screener

Postby DJ JD » Tue Jul 28, 2015 11:50 am

fkt18 wrote:If you're female, I'm assuming the "no bags" rule wouldn't apply?

And if you are bringing a bag, I would recommend a water bottle. I had a practice interview this summer that was unexpectedly hostile and my mouth got so dry I could barely talk, so a water bottle would have been useful. If you have multiple screeners in a day this seems like a necessity (but then again, so does a bag in that case).


Pro-tip: Water with a squeeze of lemon (or lemon juice) beforehand... water by itself won't stop that dryness.

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Re: What to carry into screener

Postby fkt18 » Tue Jul 28, 2015 12:09 pm

DJ JD wrote:Pro-tip: Water with a squeeze of lemon (or lemon juice) beforehand... water by itself won't stop that dryness.

You're the best! Thanks for the tip!




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