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Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by lawloser22 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 3:20 am

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by 09042014 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 3:30 am

Latham isn't really v10 bro.

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by 071816 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 3:46 am

lawloser22 wrote:I was TOO good at my job
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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by EvilClinton » Thu Sep 06, 2012 3:48 am

chimp wrote:
lawloser22 wrote:I was TOO good at my job
LOL
I actually think this is sound advice. Well at least the sentiment is correct. No-one like over confident know-it-alls. Know your role.

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by IAFG » Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:02 am

EvilClinton wrote:
chimp wrote:
lawloser22 wrote:I was TOO good at my job
LOL
I actually think this is sound advice. Well at least the sentiment is correct. No-one like over confident know-it-alls. Know your role.
There's no such thing as doing your job too well. There is such a thing as being too smug, presumptuous or over-confident.

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by 071816 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:06 am

IAFG wrote:
EvilClinton wrote:
chimp wrote:
lawloser22 wrote:I was TOO good at my job
LOL
I actually think this is sound advice. Well at least the sentiment is correct. No-one like over confident know-it-alls. Know your role.
There's no such thing as doing your job too well. There is such a thing as being too smug, presumptuous or over-confident.
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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by lawloser22 » Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:09 am

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by IAFG » Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:10 am

lawloser22 wrote:
Again, no shit. You know what I meant.
I'm not trying to kick you when you're down but I'm not sure your OP is good guidance.

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by IAFG » Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:14 am

lawloser22 wrote:
IAFG wrote:
lawloser22 wrote:
Again, no shit. You know what I meant.
I'm not trying to kick you when you're down but I'm not sure your OP is good guidance.
That's fine, but I know others on these boards who have come to realize the exact same thing.
Several TLSers have pointed to their relatively minor errors for their no offers. The kind of mistakes that every summer made a few times. It suggests to me that firms aren't telling people the real reason, and they're either filling in the blanks with speculation or taking the firm at face value when the firm isn't being candid.

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by sunynp » Thu Sep 06, 2012 7:09 am

Where does TLS say that you should try too hard and be pushy and annoying at work?
I haven't seen that anywhere.

You are probably right though. People who are too intense are exhausting to work with.

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by Anonymous User » Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:02 am

How much did your grades drop (could it be they expected better grades because of how good your grades were prior to transferring and the 2L grading scale is relaxed)? Which corp. departments were slow? Thanks.

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by ryanmot » Thu Sep 06, 2012 8:34 am

OP is giving great advice actually. People who go into a CB trying to oversell themselves usually get dinged in my experience. Have a conversation and relax. It's good advice.

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by dixiecupdrinking » Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:36 am

TLS doesn't recommend that people be too intense, but if you go into an interview trying to follow every minute bit of advice you could find on here, then you are going to come off like an uptight automaton. So to that extent I think this is good advice. It's really what people mean when they say you should "be yourself." Sorry to hear about your no-offer, OP. No concerns about this thread outing you, I guess?

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

Post by Old Gregg » Thu Sep 06, 2012 9:38 am

OP did get an SA despite his over eagerness, so I question whether that was really detrimental.

The most likely answer for his getting no offered in this scenario is, unfortunately, not one that was within his realm of control.

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Re: Essential Interviewing & SAing tip from a v10 No-Offered 3L

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