Mayer Brown Tests

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  1. Lumree

    Lumree Legendary Member

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    Hi all,

    I’ve just submitted my Mayer Brown VS application and I was under the impression there would be online tests immediately following. However, all I’ve received is a confirmation email with no mention of tests.

    Has anyone else applied? Did you receive tests immediately? Or not at all?

    Thanks!
     
  2. Jessica Booker

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    A lot of firms check whether you are eligible to apply first before inviting you to tests. This is a fairly easy process but obviously needs someone in the office to do so.
     
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  3. Lumree

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    Thanks Jessica, I thought that might be the case. I’ll wait until Monday!
     
  4. Jessica Booker

    Jessica Booker Legendary Member
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    Many teams are not back until the 6th so don’t be surprised if you don’t hear until that week.
     
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  5. Oliver Gilliland

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    I believe the online test is Stage 2 in the application process for Mayer Brown, so your appication has to be progressed by Grad Rec. It took me 18 days to hear back from mine.
     
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  6. Lumree

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    Interesting. To me, the website suggested it was both at the same time. It does make sense for the tests to be ‘stage 2’ though so thank you for your input!
     
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    Hi Oliver,

    I’m in the process of applying for Mayer Brown. Have you got any tips that can help my application stand out?

    Thanks.
     
  8. Biena

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    Just to say I applied in November and only just heard back about being progressed to the tests so this seems normal.
     
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  9. Lea.E-R

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    I actually understood the very same, but I had to wait 1 month to receive the invite (application: 20/11 - invitation to tests: 23/12). + The email reads the following : 'I am pleased to inform you that we would like to progress you to the next stage in our recruitment process.'
    Now I am wondering if HR will screen our applications once again or if we will automatically be invited to the AC if we pass the threshold. I did not do that well to be honest but well...!
     
  10. Lumree

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    Congrats! I’m still waiting but fingers crossed.
     
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  11. Lumree

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    Heard back! Made it through to the tests.
     
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  12. Biena

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    congrats! the SJT was pretty straightforward, the verbal test was really wordy (you have to read long paragraphs for some individual questions) but not too terrible.
     
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  13. Lumree

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    Thanks for the heads up!
     
  14. Yasmine

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    Do you automatically get told if you’ve made the benchmark after you’ve completed the tests?
     
  15. Daniel Boden

    Daniel Boden Legendary Member
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    No, I'm still waiting to hear after doing the tests in the beginning of December
     
  16. Yasmine

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    Oh that’s annoying! I wonder if they’ve started reviewing applications yet after the tests.
     
  17. Daniel Boden

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    You only do the tests after they've reviewed your app.

    The stages are:
    1. Application Review
    2. Online tests
    3. Telephone Interview
    4. Assessment Centre
     
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  18. Yasmine

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    sorry yes I meant if anyone has had a telephone interview yet
     
  19. Lea.E-R

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    So, do you think we'll automatically be invited to the phone interview if we pass the tests?
     
  20. Lea.E-R

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    Took the test 3 weeks ago, still nothing! But I applied for direct TC so the process might be longer :)
     

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