After observing the foreign LLM application process over the last three years, there have been a few learnings made.
The fact of the matter is that foreign LLM’s can be terribly expensive, and with financial aid in short supply, it makes sense to get a good idea of the different costs of an LLM at the very start of the application process.
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Here is a list of LL.M. application deadlines for some of the most popular law schools (based on our data of Indian law graduates) in the world.
NUS Law is now inviting applications for Post-Doctoral Fellowship positions commencing in AY2022-2023.
NUS Law is offering up to four fully funded places for its PhD programme starting August 2022
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)
But what if there are universities that offer the opportunity to study at two different universities? Some even offer you the opportunity to get your degrees conferred from both of them!
It is not too surprising that a number of law school clients have decided to either postpone their current recruitment activities for India or reconfigure them in some way or the other. Underneath this change of strategy is a fairly simple question: with India suffering one of her worst health disasters, is this really a…… Continue reading LL.M. recruitments & Covid: How international law schools can navigate uncertainty, fear and grief in India
For those looking to pursue an LL.M. abroad, there is an interesting event scheduled for tomorrow, March 12 at 18:30 hours (IST). The Law Schools Global League is hosting a virtual LL.M. fair with participation from twenty law schools all over the world. Here is a list of schools participating in the event: – IE Law…… Continue reading Attend: Law Schools Global League virtual LL.M. Fair; Meet reps from 20 international law
What does 2021 hold for international law schools who are looking to recruit from India?
Will the (foreign) LL.M. help get you a job abroad? It might. It might not.
Given that there is no “magic formula” for drafting the unicorn that is the perfect SoP, what I have decided to do instead is focus on some of the most common mistakes made while writing an SoP.
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.
As a legal academic, you may also be drawn upon for advice by governmental bodies, NGOs, policy and think tanks, and other relevant organisations in public life, and this can be very rewarding.
A PhD in law is a chance, perhaps a unique chance, to carve out a place for yourself as a singular expert on one specific aspect of law.