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TCLA Vacation Scheme Applications Discussion Thread 2021-22 (#1)

Irisxy

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I also got this, I am soooo confused
Hey guys, I just got an invite to an assessment session for Osborne Clarke. The email says that I'll be completing a commercial exercise (including a presentation) and the Watson Glaser test. It doesn't say anything about competencies interviews, etc. Can someone confirm if this is solely commercial awareness stuff and I won't have to prep for an interview or anything? Also if someone could explain the process for Osborne Clarke (i.e. what comes after this assessment session) I would really appreciate it :)
I also got this, and I am also confused that how commercial exercise (I assumed something like a case study) can be combined with a presentation
 
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Law2021vacschemer

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I also got this, and I am also confused that how commercial exercise (I assumed something like a case study) can be combined with a presentation
Hey this isn’t for Osborne Clarke but I did and AC with Allen & Overy where you were given time to read a case study and then you had to do a 15 minute presentation answering various questions about the case study- so it might be like that.
 
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sakaesr99

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Hey guys, I just got an invite to an assessment session for Osborne Clarke. The email says that I'll be completing a commercial exercise (including a presentation) and the Watson Glaser test. It doesn't say anything about competencies interviews, etc. Can someone confirm if this is solely commercial awareness stuff and I won't have to prep for an interview or anything? Also if someone could explain the process for Osborne Clarke (i.e. what comes after this assessment session) I would really appreciate it :)
I also got this, I am soooo confused
Same! They don't mention anything about an interview, and the slot is only 2 and a half hours so I don't think there can be one. But on their website they say that they have a full assessment centre as the final stage with interview and all? extremely confused lol I've emailed grad recruitment
 
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h1

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omg congrats on all the ACs guys!! ✨✨ commiserations for any PFOs received/presumed - please don't be disheartened and I really wish you all the best of luck for the rest of the cycle 💖 it's really tough out here and actually pressing send on an application is a massive step and no matter where you get to, you've locked in some experience for the next time you're facing that stage. Hope everyone has a restful weekend and try not to refresh emails or even think about apps - I know I'm logging off til Monday!!

PS: Can someone else manifest for RS next week because I'm clearly not doing a good job🥴
 

AP2000

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    Does anyone know the vac scheme dates for Osborne Clarke London? Also, anyone know whether they run multiple vac schemes throughout the summer?
    Hey! I reached out to them in December for the dates- the vac schemes will run between 20th June – 1st July, and between 4th – 15th July (one in Bristol and one in London, which sadly meant I couldn't apply due to a clash). They couldn't confirm yet during which of the two blocks the London vac scheme would take place, but it's one of those two.
     

    chi.c

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    Same! They don't mention anything about an interview, and the slot is only 2 and a half hours so I don't think there can be one. But on their website they say that they have a full assessment centre as the final stage with interview and all? extremely confused lol I've emailed grad recruitment
    yeaa I had a look at their website too and I'm just as confused ahah. Could you let me know once they get back to you?
     
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    I.Like.UFOs.Not.PFOs

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    omg congrats on all the ACs guys!! ✨✨ commiserations for any PFOs received/presumed - please don't be disheartened and I really wish you all the best of luck for the rest of the cycle 💖 it's really tough out here and actually pressing send on an application is a massive step and no matter where you get to, you've locked in some experience for the next time you're facing that stage. Hope everyone has a restful weekend and try not to refresh emails or even think about apps - I know I'm logging off til Monday!!

    PS: Can someone else manifest for RS next week because I'm clearly not doing a good job🥴
    ✨I’ll happily take over manifesting for RS applicants. You guys deserve a hug after the stress of their application process 😅

    This is probably HR’s POV before sending those holding emails:

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