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Jamim

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Sep 2, 2020
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Hi everyone,

Thank you TCLA team for my one-month bronze Scholarship. I'm extremely glad that I can utilise the courses available to me. I am in my first round of applications and in my final year of university. I have been rejected by most of the firms I applied to for a VS. I did not apply to many as I focused on quality, not quantity. I know an area that I need to build upon is understanding commercial concepts. I am currently trying to make myself the best candidate, so that I can answer "why commercial law?." I hope to use whatever is available to me to become a better candidate for the next round of applications.
 

Jacob Miller

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  • Feb 15, 2020
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    Hi everyone,

    Thank you TCLA team for my one-month bronze Scholarship. I'm extremely glad that I can utilise the courses available to me. I am in my first round of applications and in my final year of university. I have been rejected by most of the firms I applied to for a VS. I did not apply to many as I focused on quality, not quantity. I know an area that I need to build upon is understanding commercial concepts. I am currently trying to make myself the best candidate, so that I can answer "why commercial law?." I hope to use whatever is available to me to become a better candidate for the next round of applications.
    Hi @Jamim,

    Pleasure to have you here and many congratulations on the scholarship! I'm sure it will help you learn and develop as a candidate. It's also very brave of you to post about being rejected, so thank you for sharing this!

    Look forward to seeing you around the forums :)
     
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    Dheepa

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  • Jan 20, 2019
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    Hi Jamim,

    Really distilling why you want to be a commercial lawyer is one of the most difficult things to do, so it's great to see that you're taking the time to identify reasons that are personal to you. Do let us know if you'd like to bounce around some ideas surrounding that/if we can help with anything else!
     
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    Jamim

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    Sep 2, 2020
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    Hi Jamim,

    Really distilling why you want to be a commercial lawyer is one of the most difficult things to do, so it's great to see that you're taking the time to identify reasons that are personal to you. Do let us know if you'd like to bounce around some ideas surrounding that/if we can help with anything else!

    Thank you Dheepa, will do! :)
     

    Jaysen

    Founder, TCLA
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  • Feb 17, 2018
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    Hi everyone,

    Thank you TCLA team for my one-month bronze Scholarship. I'm extremely glad that I can utilise the courses available to me. I am in my first round of applications and in my final year of university. I have been rejected by most of the firms I applied to for a VS. I did not apply to many as I focused on quality, not quantity. I know an area that I need to build upon is understanding commercial concepts. I am currently trying to make myself the best candidate, so that I can answer "why commercial law?." I hope to use whatever is available to me to become a better candidate for the next round of applications.

    Welcome to the forum @Jamim, wishing you the best of luck in your journey!
     
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