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How Can I Raise My Game If I Was One of the Top Three Being Considered for a Position?

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Question: I am a fourth year associate at a large New York firm who has recently been interviewing with other firms. I just got a call informing me – for the second time in the last month – that “You were actually in our top three candidates for the position.” Is this just a bluff? If not, what can I do to raise my game those two extra places?
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