I was so enmeshed in publishing more interviews, asking more people what were the steps before and after the LL.M etc that I had lost sight of the fact that one's education is not always a linear process.
If nothing else though, the episode does act as a welcome reminder of just how important it is to research before enrolling into any course in any country.
The Amicus blog began life sometime in August last year, starting off with some (very) rudimentary advice on how to go about the LL.M. application process. Since then, the blog has carried some interesting interviews and posts, with the most popular being the First-Person Account (FPA’s) series.
Amicus Partners gave a short talk on LLM applications at the Hidayatullah National Law University in Raipur. These are some of the memories made.
The United States-India Educational Foundation (USIEF), has released a brochure for applicants interested in the Fulbright scholarships 2020-21.
This post is about the future, the future of legal education and how the Indian law graduate is being viewed by universities and law schools across the world.
One of the goals of Amicus Partners is to conduct research on the career trajectories of this country’s law graduates.
Professor John Flood answers a question (or two) on legal education and the legal profession.
For those Indian law graduates looking to join academia, here is a development that ought to be of interest.
There are lawyers who are considering “executive” LLMs – courses with a reduced residency requirement, tailored to fit into a working professional’s schedule.
A Professor of Law at Griffith University, John Flood has written extensively on the changing nature of the legal profession, amongst other things.
Clickbait-ey it may be is, but the headline is my one-line takeaway for me after attending a recent symposium on the future of legal education. Held in New Delhi (cough cough) over the past weekend, the two-day event saw multiple panel discussions, each with a diverse mix of speakers. For me (and Amicus Partners), the … Continue reading Let’s talk about legal ed (baby?)
Over the past few months, we have been conducting online surveys for Indian law students interested in an LLM abroad. Broadly speaking, there are two goals behind this exercise: one, to understand just what the client (in this case a law student) has in mind, and what her future plans are. The other, and I … Continue reading Studying the preferences of Indian law students with respect to foreign LLM’s
Personal statements are never the easiest things to draft. Nor, for that matter, are statements of purpose. In fact, when it comes to LLM admissions in particular, I have found that apart from actually selecting where to apply, it is these documents that can often take the most amount of effort. But, not to worry. … Continue reading Four great resources for writing a good Personal Statement
An LLM outside India can prove to be an expensive affair. But apart from tuitions, there are other costs as well. We list five of them.
After the previous article, a kind reader (one of twelve I might add) sent me this link to a speech given by Associate Prof. Rahul Singh of the National Law School of India University. The speech, made by Singh as the chair of the undergraduate council at NSLIU, is interesting for a number of reasons - a … Continue reading Indian law schools and the rankings game