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Do companies really contact every professor in our references?

For students, most our references are from professors.

For companies who ask reference contacts from us, will they really contact every professor we list as references? If 10 companies asked me about references, will each professor be contacted 10 times? This is kind of crazy ... professors are not really big fan of financial companies ...


Joy Pathak

They don't call your references until the background check time usually, or right before offer. So if you're about to recieve offer from 10 companies and you're in the final stage then yes they might call your references.