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Hi! Just starting a thread to discuss when people hear back about clerkship interviews/the virtual interview process/shared anxiety in general. I applied to ABCA and ABQB and have not heard anything yet. 

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No interviews to report -just frustrated that my Ontario clerking applications will be submitted before I get grades back for last semester. The waiting anxiety is the worst. 

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On 1/16/2021 at 9:27 PM, bonkers said:

Anyone else apply for the Tax Court clerkship in Ottawa?

Yes. Website says those selected for interviews will be contacted early February. Fingers crossed...

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I don't know about ONCA, but FCA called me once the first week of February and once the second week - it varies according to the judge. FC, I got emails throughout February and March, but apparently it can go until June. So, hold tight - it's likely a bit soon :) 

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9 minutes ago, poshspice said:

I don't know about ONCA, but FCA called me once the first week of February and once the second week - it varies according to the judge. FC, I got emails throughout February and March, but apparently it can go until June. So, hold tight - it's likely a bit soon :) 

Haha thank you for assuaging my anxieties! I'll sit tight :)

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Trust me, it is hard to wait! But the call/emails will come - and if they don't, it doesn't say anything about you at all. It's a process and, like a lot of things in life, there is some luck involved. :) 

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Have heard from friends that last year ONCA called for interviews on the Jan 31st after a deadline on the 20th. I’m predicting the very end of next week, or the beginning of the following week. 

Similarly, BCCA deadline was the 19th/20th and a friend for a call on the 29th of January for the first round.

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On 1/11/2021 at 5:38 PM, Notnotadog said:

No interviews to report -just frustrated that my Ontario clerking applications will be submitted before I get grades back for last semester. The waiting anxiety is the worst. 

Yeah, I agree on the waiting anxiety [on legal employment in general]. I had a couple OCI interviews this weekend and haven't heard shit back, despite thinking they went quite well. The whole thing is making me question how well I am able to read people.

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1 minute ago, bonkers said:

Yeah, I agree on the waiting anxiety [on legal employment in general]. I had a couple OCI interviews this weekend and haven't heard shit back, despite thinking they went quite well. The whole thing makes one wonder how well they are able to read people.

What school had OCI day already? I wouldn't expect an answer within a few days - I remember it being at least a week when I did OCIs last year. 

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Just now, WindsorHopeful said:

What school had OCI day already? I wouldn't expect an answer within a few days - I remember it being at least a week when I did OCIs last year. 

UNB w/ solely an Atlantic region focus.

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4 minutes ago, bonkers said:

UNB w/ solely an Atlantic region focus.

Makes sense! Definitely give more time before you worry. And good luck! 🏆

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Anyone knows when the BCSC & BCCA contact for first interviews? Do they call or email?

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55 minutes ago, SCOTUS said:

Anyone knows when the BCSC & BCCA contact for first interviews? Do they call or email?

E-mail last year. Expected to be this week or early next week. 

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21 hours ago, bonkers said:

UNB w/ solely an Atlantic region focus.

Good luck! I’m a Halifax based articling clerk if you have any questions this week feel free to reach out :)

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On 1/22/2021 at 12:17 PM, finnis said:

Yes. Website says those selected for interviews will be contacted early February. Fingers crossed...

I got an email today inviting me to write an exam and do an interview. 

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