I'm a third year law student. Last year I tried to apply for VS and TC with basically no luck. I got 1 interview (for a firm I'm not intending to apply for again) but the rest were all straight rejections from application forms. This year I am trying again and intending to take a gap year after uni.
Would it be worth my time to apply to firms that rejected me last year? I got a mid 2.1 2nd year as opposed to a high 2.2 1st year, and have lots of extra curriculars that I didn't have last year, including various committee positions. I've also taken it a lot more seriously, gone to many workshops etc and feel I've learnt from last years mistakes and can make a much better application. But I don't want to completely waste my time if they're just going to reject me straight away.
Thank you for any answers I receive!
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- Thread Starter
- 30-09-2010 22:46
- PS Helper
- 30-09-2010 22:51
Some firms will reject candidates who've applied in the previous 12 months and been rejected. Such firms will not even let you complete the application form so you don't need to worry about wasting your time. The majority of firms will look at your application and, if they like what they see, would invite you to interview regardless of any previous
- 30-09-2010 23:08
Well I got an offer this year from a firm who rejected me last year so it's definitely worth a shot! It can help to show genuine enthusiasm for the firm.