A large part of the reason is pure ego. My time is important, it is valuable. It is time that needs to be paid for.
Photo by Jouwen Wang on Unsplash Identify referees who will give you that “perfect” recommendation letter. Raise your grades over the next semester or two. Get some publications done. How about showcasing leadership abilities? Perhaps engage in some form of social service which you can then use in your personal statement? Any or all of these might improve…… Continue reading The ONE thing that will increase your LL.M. admission chances (Warning: It is terribly boring)
Helen Leung holds a Bachelor of Social Sciences (Sociology & International Relations) from the University of Hong Kong and Master of Science in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies from the University of Oxford,
Oxford prides itself on the unique tutorial system alongside traditional lecture and seminar method of teaching.
Asian universities regularly feature in the best law schools of the world, and even if you are not into rankings, these universities merit a second look for anyone interested in an LL.M. abroad.
Founded by two LL.M. graduates of Brooklyn Law School, Law In The City is meant to be an “inside guide” to an LL.M. in New York City.
I started the LL.M. expecting a great academic experience, and now I find myself part of the IDR LLM family!
Keep all of your options open at the beginning of the college search process. There are thousands of law schools and each may have their own strengths and weaknesses.
The MPP degree is an intersectional and practical course which aims to manage all three pillars of public policy – design, execution, and communication.
Science, Law and Social Science were my choices with the hope that even if I could not become a doctor of human being and cure their disease, I can be a doctor of the society so as to cure its illness.
Professor Patrick Osode is a professor of law at the Nelson Mandela School of Law, University of Fort Hare.
The Amicus Interviews are meant for broader discussions on legal education, and the legal profession at the global level. Along with the legal research and law schools, these interviews are meant to bring across a slightly “macro” perspective on things. Shreya Jain is a 2014 graduate of NLSIU, Bangalore who went on to complete an…… Continue reading The Amicus Interviews: Shreya Jain on International Commercial Arbitration, the HLS LL.M.
One piece of advice I would give prospective doctoral students of any discipline is to have a very clear idea of what you want to enact but also be aware and prepared for the fact that this will change.
My number one advice to any LL.M. applicant would be to be a 100% sure as to why you want to pursue your masters and what value addition will the course bring to the table.
Like every international trained lawyer, I had two options either to appear for National Committee on Accreditation (“NCA”) examinations or take up a master’s course in Canada.
Most pre-law students think that one, they can take out all the student loans and easily pay them back when they start working. This is simply untrue and makes many attorneys depressed as they struggle to pay their bills!