152: Top OCI Mistakes to Avoid (w/Sadie Jones)

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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking with Sadie Jones, an ex-BigLaw recruiter, about the top OCI mistakes to avoid – from the actual on-campus interviews through the callback process. This episode is chock full of good advice so you don’t want to miss it!

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Sadie tells us some of the biggest mistakes she remembers from her BigLaw recruiter days
  • How to dress and how NOT to dress for BigLaw interviews
  • Cardinal rule #1: NEVER be late!
  • Interview tips for students who go straight from college to law school and for non-traditional students
  • What you should know about the firm and your interviewers BEFORE you interview
  • Advice on note taking during interviews, business cards, thank-you notes, and more!

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Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/LST-Ep-152-Top-OCI-Mistakes-to-Avoid-w-Sadie.pdf)

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