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    (Original post by Cooke)
    Thanks! How did you find the interview? What other firms are you applying to?
    Interview was pretty standard - why law? why JD? etc, though they are definitely keen to hear about why you would fit with their training system.

    I'm applying to City firms.
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    Anyone had/ got an AC at BLP?
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    Can someone please tell me if these tc schemes will accept general studies as part of the 3 A levels? ?

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    Not sure if this has been asked before, i'm in the process of doing my Stephenson Harwood application and one question is 'Are there any particular matters which you wish to raise if invited to interview?'

    I can't work out if they want me to suggest a commercial issue or if they just mean mitigating circumstances?
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    (Original post by lozasaurus99)
    Can someone please tell me if these tc schemes will accept general studies as part of the 3 A levels? ?

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    99% of the time, it will be not including general studies.


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    (Original post by iwantatc)
    Anyone had/ got an AC at BLP?
    I completed the verbal analysis test earlier this week but I haven't heard anything since. Do you mind if I ask when you submitted your application?
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    (Original post by pug08)
    Not sure if this has been asked before, i'm in the process of doing my Stephenson Harwood application and one question is 'Are there any particular matters which you wish to raise if invited to interview?'

    I can't work out if they want me to suggest a commercial issue or if they just mean mitigating circumstances?
    I wasn't sure either so I just went for commercial issue/discussion of one of their practice areas as I have no mitigating circumstances
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    (Original post by J-SP)
    99% of the time, it will be not including general studies.


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    So I will be considered as 2 A levels and not given a place?! :/ but a Russell group uni Liverpool let's you in for law as one of your A levels accepting it!!

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    (Original post by lozasaurus99)
    So I will be considered as 2 A levels and not given a place?! :/ but a Russell group uni Liverpool let's you in for law as one of your A levels accepting it!!

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    Most firms will not look at general studies, so if you only did two other subjects they will probably only see it as 2 A-levels.

    Some firms may consider it as half the UCAS points of a "normal" A-level. But most firms will state their requirement is across 3 subjects excluding general studies.


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    Are most firms mainly rolling?
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    (Original post by Chianti1)
    I completed the verbal analysis test earlier this week but I haven't heard anything since. Do you mind if I ask when you submitted your application?
    I heard back 3 days after doing the test
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    Hey guys, stupid question but I'll regret not asking - on some of these applications at the beginning it asks whether you're applying for a Summer Vacation Scheme or a Training Contract. Obviously, if I get the vacation scheme I would also like to be considered for a TC at the end of it, but I'm not trying to apply directly for the TC. Would you just tick the box for vacation scheme?

    This is what I mean:



    Many thanks!


    EDIT: Okay, on the application I'm doing at the moment I've just realised that if you want to apply for a vac scheme you *have* to tick "yes" for a TC as well. But on one I was doing before (Skadden I think) you were able to say "no" to a TC and "yes" to a VC. Hmmm.
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    (Original post by iwantatc)
    I heard back 3 days after doing the test
    I just gave the VR test. I don't know why and how but I managed to screw it up. Anyway, when is your assessment day?
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    just got rejections from NRF and Hogan Lovells… both of which I really liked


    lol one second later did get a jones day interview! has anyone had one/how did it go?
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    sorry to hear about your rejections, congrats on the interview though
    I'm waiting for NRF too, may i know when you applied?
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    (Original post by school_freak)
    sorry to hear about your rejections, congrats on the interview though
    I'm waiting for NRF too, may i know when you applied?
    exactly a week ago I think… its so irritating being rejected so early on when you can't even figure out what they didn't like! hope yours goes better than mine
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    (Original post by iwantatc)
    Anyone had/ got an AC at BLP?
    I have had one. Feel free to PM me!
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    Anyone had a Herbert Smith AC?


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    Anyone who has applied to Travers Smith, I got an email saying they will process applications in the new year and get back to me. However, I've heard that some people get invited to interview or rejected within two weeks of applying. Does this mean I'm on some sort of waiting list?
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    Anyone heard anything from Bird & Bird?
 
 
 
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