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1 hour ago, Catlover said:

Congrats everyone who has heard back! Just wondering if anyone knows - for ONCA interviews, if we were not contacted today does that mean we likely didn't get an interview? Or are they staggered...? Wondering if I should bother holding on to hope for next week¬†ūüėÖ

I'm not 100% certain on this, but I'm quite sure they schedule all the interviews in one day... Hope I'm wrong for your sake, though!

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On 1/30/2021 at 8:22 PM, confusedstudent33 said:

Does anyone know how many people are interviewed in BC? I know there are 33 positions total between BCSC and BCCA.

Not sure, but ONCA interviews ~60 people for 19 positions (according to my CDO), so if that same logic applies then it might be something like 100 interviewees for BC?

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16 hours ago, whatlikeitshard said:

Anyone know the approximate application and interview numbers at SCC? 

I asked my career office last year when I had applied. They told me that in previous years they interviewed ~80 out of 200 applications...

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3 hours ago, Netnet said:

Heard from the FC for an interview 

FC or FCA? I was under the impression FCA went first on selections.

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10 minutes ago, finnis said:

FC or FCA? I was under the impression FCA went first on selections.

FCA will likely send out clerkship offers first, but not necessarily interview applicants first. From what I've read on this forum, the FC interview process usually streches over a long period of time since each judge typically interviews/choses their clerk(s). 

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13 minutes ago, finnis said:

FC or FCA? I was under the impression FCA went first on selections.

They review applications at the same time. But regardless of interviews, offers wouldn't come out until the SCC sends out its offers (as is the case with most (if not all) appellate courts). FCA and FC processes are similar, but the FC process likely lasts longer because there are more positions to fill. Appointments are made in order of seniority.

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I had FCA interviews in the first couple of weeks of February last year, and FC interviews throughout February and March. In terms of offers, I was fortunate to receive my FCA call on the first Friday in March and my FC call came about 30 minutes later. But I think that's just because the FC judge who gave me an offer did their hiring earlier in the process. Many FC judges consider applicants throughout the winter (and apparently some until spring)! So, I think that for FC, it's still very early. :)

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On 2/1/2021 at 10:55 AM, ProjectSanderz52 said:

Does anyone know if the TCC sent out all their interview requests already? Or has anyone been contacted in the time since Thursday? 

I was contacted on Thursday, I imagine all the interview offers have been sent out. Part of the process (after being selected) was to choose a case to discuss during the interview and the deadline to submit was Feb 1st, but perhaps this changes depending on when you get an interview offer. 

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6 hours ago, Netnet said:

Heard from the FC for an interview 

Congrats! It's my first time trying out for the FC/FCA, can I ask you what was your GPA just to get an idea of my chances? 

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27 minutes ago, thisisapublicforum said:

FC Interview offer already has a time - I have a meeting that it would be hard to move. Is it rude to ask to reschedule?

Never hurts to ask. I imagine there wouldn’t be an issue rescheduling (unless the interviewer has limited availability).

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Has anyone got a rejection from the BCCA/BCSC? I sent in an application and have not received any response. Thanks! 

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15 hours ago, SeniorLopez247 said:

Never hurts to ask. I imagine there wouldn’t be an issue rescheduling (unless the interviewer has limited availability).

There was not an issue, in case anyone else was trying to reschedule!

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