Oxbridge second year in 2:2 quandary
In the latest instalment in our Career Conundrums series, one Oxbridge law student has concerns that two disappointing module results will prevent her from landing a training contract at a magic circle or US firm.
I was wondering whether I could receive some advice about applying for vac schemes and training contracts. I will soon be a second year Oxbridge law student and I received a 2:1 overall for my first year exams but I got 2:2 grades in two modules. I had no exceptional circumstances. Is there even a chance of me getting into a magic circle or a major US law firm? Would it be tactically better to not apply at all this year and bring my grades up for second year, then apply in third year?
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