TCLA to TC: Advanced Guide to Applications, Interviews and Vacation Schemes

Excel in applications, interviews and assessment centres

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If there is one catchall course that will help mould you into a stand out candidate, it’s this one.

Part two of our TCLA to TC course brings you some of the most advanced and detailed content we have ever produced on mastering every stage of the application process.


Featuring lectures from graduate recruiters, trainees and the TCLA team

We cover the following topics:

Writing Exceptional Applications:

  • Developing non-generic answers to why law and why this firm
  • How you can best sell your experiences to stand out from the crowd
  • Common mistakes applicants make (and you can avoid!) on application forms

Excelling at Assessment Centres:

  • Technical commercial knowledge including a breakdown of financial statements and financing structures
  • How to improve your written and analytical skills for case studies including two mock case studies
  • Balancing leadership and teamwork during group exercises

Impressing at Interviews:

  • Tackling competency interviews
  • Demonstrating your personality
  • Specific tips and tricks for virtual interviews

Beyond Applications:

  • Converting vacation schemes successfully
  • Picking the right firm for you
  • Dealing with rejection

This course will take you beyond just being “good enough”. It will help you understand what it takes to become an outstanding candidate - the candidate no firm will want to turn down.

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The Corporate Law Academy
The Corporate Law Academy

TCLA is the largest dedicated forum for aspiring lawyers. Our mission is to help aspiring lawyers become the best version of themselves.

TCLA is also an educational platform. It’s our goal to turn aspiring lawyers, from student to trainee solicitor, into exceptional commercial lawyers. Through TCLA Premium, we provide an extensive list of online courses designed to upskill the next generation of lawyers.


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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
If you purchase this course, you'll receive lifetime access. Alternatively, if you are a member of TCLA Premium, you will have unlimited access to this course for as long as you are a subscriber - across any and all devices you own.

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