The one thing that really impressed me at NUS was the practicality of the course. You are not tested on how much you can remember but how you can apply the law in real life problems.
The Chevening Scholarship provides you with a platform to connect with the global community of more than 50,000 scholars around the globe in diversified domains.
Prospective applicants exploring LL.M. options should take into account the overall academic reputation of the university (and not just the law school), and also be mindful of the significant benefits of the alumni networks available.
"In short, it was one of the best summers of my life! I got to meet and learn with some amazing people from different parts of the world, and share stories over different cuisines and accents!"
For me, the fact that a candidate has an LLM degree is not automatically impressive. What matters is whether the degree and the experience have added any real value to him/her.
our Law School is not “ancient” nor would we want to be. We’ve been educating lawyers for 50 years and our teaching is informed by current research.
I recommend gaining some experience before an LLM degree. It also gives you clarity about your interest areas which helps you to design your LLM program accordingly.
The Admission Interviews, are meant to provide insights into LLM admissions right from the law school itself. The primary idea behind this series is to provide that little bit of extra information that may not be available on the law school's website. Puteri Sofia Amirnuddin is the Programme Director for Master of Laws at Taylor’s University in Malaysia. I … Continue reading The LLM #Admission Interviews: Puteri S. Amirnuddin, Taylor’s University
While India is a growing hub for law opportunities, I personally do think it is quite behind other developed countries like the UK in regards to infrastructure, globalisation and international exposure
I would characterise my experience at Fletcher more as a “horizon-expansion” as opposed to unlearning. During my time there, I purposely chose courses that are not offered in a typical law program.
Lennora Crilov graduated from Amity Law School, Noida in 2016 and then enrolled for the LL.M. course at Penn State Law School. She is currently the Head of Department - Academic Mobility and Accreditations at the Narxoz School Law & Public Policy, based in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
Nayanthika Ramakrishnan is a graduate of the National Law University, Jodhpur ('12) and currently enrolled as a JD student ('20) at Cornell Law School.
Undertaking the TADS LLM is undeniably one of the best decisions I made in my academic and professional life. This year at Sciences Po offered me countless opportunities to meet with incredibly talented professional both academics and lawyers.
One of the more interesting aspects of my job is that I get thrown into new situations every other day. Whether I have asked for it or not. Which is mostly not fun at all; not only is the illusory nature of free choice made quite clear, but to be made to stand face to … Continue reading Parens patriae or where I realise that educational choices are rarely made alone
"You don’t have to make your admissions reader bang the desk and cry out, “By gad, admit him!” All you have to do is transmit something genuine and illuminate your motivation."
We know that in the name of filtering for students of a certain ability, merit filters out those who could not access the education and social capital that nurtures such ability.