This post is the second installment of a two-part series called How to Score 10 on “interest in our firm” on the evaluation form. You can find Part I here.TL;DR — In Part 1 of this series, we began a discussion on how to score a perfect 10 on your interview evaluation form under "What is your … [Read more...] about How to score a perfect 10 on “interest in our firm” on the evaluation form (Part 2)
TL;DR -- As interviewing attorneys, one of the most difficult questions asked on the evaluation form is something along the lines of "What is your opinion of this candidate's interest in our firm?" Most of the time, we really have to guess since we are not a mind-reader and, let's be honest, … [Read more...] about How to score a perfect 10 on “interest in our firm” on the evaluation form (Part 1)
OK, let’s say that you are a 2L at a third-tier law school, but you aced your first year classes and are proud of your accomplishments and qualifications. You are on Law Review and Moot Court. Let’s also assume that your undergraduate degree was from a solid, if not outstanding, state university. … [Read more...] about Oh Lord, I don’t have a prayer.
You are about to start your second year in law school. You have submitted your bidding list for on-campus interviews (“OCIs”). Maybe a week or two later, you get an interview schedule from the placement office, showing all the OCIs you were granted. You don’t know what to expect exactly, but … [Read more...] about What to expect on a callback interview
It's almost the time of the year when law students and graduates begin their mass-mailing efforts. Many of them send out literally hundreds of cover letter and resumes. Do you have a sneaking suspicion that the resumes that you have been sending to law firms are being tossed or deleted as soon as … [Read more...] about Is my resume getting thrown away (or deleted)?