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Andrew Spencer

Hi Xenia, great question! First of all, I think that Watson’s Daily is, of course, a fantastic tool to stay on top of everything (and save a lot of time). Personally, I used Watson’s Daily pretty much exclusively during my law firm interviews to improve my understanding of commercial trends, alongside some longer articles from BBC Business on particular deals that I was interested in. I’d also say that if you are interested in a specific sector, it might help to make some brief notes that you update to see how any stories unfold.

One other helpful tip I received was setting up a Google Alert for topics or firms you are interested in. For example, I set them up for a few law firms to regularly receive email notifications on their activity. I think this is especially handy to keep track of any important news about a firm that might come in just before an interview!