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2020-21 Direct Training Contract Applications Discussion

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Bee6

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Hi all, sorry for the unintentional spam: I am currently completing Freshfields’ TC application form. I have completed my second year and am going into my final year. In the education section (Education 1), it asks me to list my Degree name and anticipated graduation date. But under the same Education 1 section, it asks me to select the Education Level (Achieved). I have not completed my degree; thus, do I put ‘Other’ or ‘No Final Certificate’? Thank you! 😊
 

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    I've just seen a 'No Final Certificate' and 'Other' selection I can pick - do I use one of these? Thank you :)
    If I had a vacation scheme offer from another firm but was unable to accept it, should I mention this under the work experience section for a direct TC application? Thank you :)

    I would select the "No Final Certificate" option. In most of my apps that didn't have this option I'd just select that my education level achieved was degree level even though like you I wasn't technically done with my degree at the time - I don't think it will be an issue. And yup I would mention the VS offer in the work experience section!
     
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    Bee6

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    I would select the "No Final Certificate" option. In most of my apps that didn't have this option I'd just select that my education level achieved was degree level even though like you I wasn't technically done with my degree at the time - I don't think it will be an issue. And yup I would mention the VS offer in the work experience section!
    Thank you!
     

    RoughWood

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    Just had an email from Browne Jacobson saying thank you for completing the assessments and they will be in touch later this month....the deadline for completing my assessments was the 13th June! They really must be busy

    I know some of you are also waiting to hear back but we have not been forgotten!
     
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    Bee6

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    I would select the "No Final Certificate" option. In most of my apps that didn't have this option I'd just select that my education level achieved was degree level even though like you I wasn't technically done with my degree at the time - I don't think it will be an issue. And yup I would mention the VS offer in the work experience section!
    Hi @Dheepa, thanks for this! Should I mention in a direct TC application that I received a TC offer from another firm after completing that firm's VS?
     
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