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Vivia Chen with The Careerist describes how the easy, breezy days of callbacks after a simple interview are disappearing.  Besides the “behavior interview” (a psychological assessment that measures your work style – see blog post of May 6, 2011), there’s now an even more grueling interview–one that focuses on legal acumen – the “three-pronged interview.”  As described by Ms. Chen, quoting US News and World Report:  

“After an initial 20-minute session, which is largely still based on the traditional model, students move through interactive interviews discussing their writing samples and arguing a fact pattern with firm attorneys—a ‘hot seat situation.'”

To read more about this new style of interviews, click here.

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