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    (Original post by Cp778)
    Do you reckon if you haven't heard back from IM by tomorrow it is a rejection?
    I thought that, but a few of my friends have received rejections already. I really do not know what to make of it, especially as we were told we would hear by the 20th!
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    (Original post by Cp778)
    Do you reckon if you haven't heard back from IM by tomorrow it is a rejection?
    Not necessarily, apparently they are still considering some applications....
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    Hi!

    Does anyone know how to find out who a law firms main competitors are? I have gone from the Lex 500, but just wanted to see if there was a better way?
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    (Original post by LawStudent30)
    I thought that, but a few of my friends have received rejections already. I really do not know what to make of it, especially as we were told we would hear by the 20th!
    Someone emailed HR and they said we'd definitely hear by this week..... So weird


    (Original post by Jingojango)
    Not necessarily, apparently they are still considering some applications....
    So we could still be in the running?
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    Does anyone know the dates for the Bird & Bird summer scheme/s?
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    Hey guys! Just wanted to ask if any of you have gone through the DWF Face-to-Face interview. Do you know what sort of questions to expect and how to prepare for it?
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    (Original post by Cp778)
    Someone emailed HR and they said we'd definitely hear by this week..... So weird




    So we could still be in the running?
    Email from HR says:

    Dear Ben,

    We have had a very high volume of Vacation Scheme applications. We are currently processing these applications and we will let you know as soon as possible the outcome of your application.

    Kind regards,

    Katy
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    (Original post by HoHoHo13)
    Three weeks to get an interview invitation (which given the dates you say meant you applied quite close to the deadline!) is not that long.

    Also, have you emailed to follow up? I know Milbank, they're a really nice firm, the HR guy is really friendly and down to earth (and actually seems to know his stuff and "get" the firm he works for) - I'd just email him.

    Best of luck to everyone, I know how competitive it is!
    Of course. Both the HR guy and the associate who interviewed me were quite approachable and friendly. All I'm saying is that the general waiting time before receiving an interview invite differs. I know some people who applied the same time as me, who received an interview invite 2 days after applying! x
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    How exactly do TC applications work? If the deadlines are 31st of July, that is before one of my VCs in August. Am I supposed to apply in case I don't get a TC offer at the end of the VC? Are interviews for the TC in July/August then?

    Thanks!
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    Anyone heard from eversheds Manchester post telephone?
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    (Original post by futurelawyer10)
    How exactly do TC applications work? If the deadlines are 31st of July, that is before one of my VCs in August. Am I supposed to apply in case I don't get a TC offer at the end of the VC? Are interviews for the TC in July/August then?

    Thanks!
    Yes. That's the process.

    Interviews might go into September.

    It's why firms are supposed to give you 28 days to consider your offer so you can explore opportunities with other firms, should you want to.


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    How much notice do firms normally give for ACs?
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    Oh ok, thanks a lot! It just seems strange to start applying for TCs before actually doing the VCs that I have!

    (Original post by J-SP)
    Yes. That's the process.

    Interviews might go into September.

    It's why firms are supposed to give you 28 days to consider your offer so you can explore opportunities with other firms, should you want to.


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    has anyone not heard from Withers or gotten a rejection? Why dont they tell us alreadyyyy
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    In everyone's experience, have the 'Thank you for your patience, we are screening your application and will let you know' emails led to a yes or a no? Does it basically mean that all the ACs have passed?
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    (Original post by futurelawyer10)
    Oh ok, thanks a lot! It just seems strange to start applying for TCs before actually doing the VCs that I have!
    Not really. Makes sense and is there to protect the applicants. Recruitment processes can take weeks and if you didn't get an offer from the firm(s) you have a vac scheme with, you would probably have to wait a full year before you could apply to other firms.


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    (Original post by SBafa)
    has anyone not heard from Withers or gotten a rejection? Why dont they tell us alreadyyyy
    I haven't heard anything!
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    I really want to get a VS at a firm with a deadline on Saturday. However, a question that I think I keep slipping up on applications is about in the current legal market what areas should a firm focus on to develop and grow?

    I'm thinking about writing about merging with offices in relevant locations. Any other suggestions - still got 150 words/one topic to go?

    Really really would appreciate any pointers for me to go away and research as this is probably my last chance to get a vac scheme this year now! Thank you so much in advance for any pointers!

    edit: the firm is a national firm.
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    (Original post by almvp)
    Has anyone had BOnd Dickinson assessment centre or dwf interview? if you can give me any tips it would be much appreciated
    If you don't mind me asking when did you hear back from Bond Dickinson and which office did you apply to? I haven't heard anything post app and applied in Dec.
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    (Original post by J-SP)
    Yes. That's the process.

    Interviews might go into September.

    It's why firms are supposed to give you 28 days to consider your offer so you can explore opportunities with other firms, should you want to.


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    What about firms that are interviewing now for TCs? Do they still only give 28 days for you to consider the offer? I'd be doing summer vac schemes in the hope of getting offers from those firms, but presumably firms that give offers now for TCs won't give you that long to decide?
 
 
 
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