Yasmeen Eesa is a Syrian law graduate who completed an LL.M. from the Syracuse University College of Law in 2019.
I couldn’t believe that all my hard work had paid off. I had finally passed the toughest bar exam in the world and was a dual qualified lawyer!
The path does not get easier, it’s a series of exams, each increasing in time and mental capacity. I am not saying this to discourage anyone, just to prepare you for what you are about to undertake.
The LL.M. course is an immersive, rigorous programme with a steep learning curve. It doesn’t help that the setting is also unfamiliar. But it is truly an other-worldly experience – a chance for you to make friends with people from all around the world, get exposed to their culture and way of thinking and see things from a very different perspective.
Political uncertainties across the world affect us domestically and gaining global exposure definitely provides an individual an effective niche. So, it might be wrong to suggest that an LL.M. does not help an individual wishing to litigate.
Aakanksha Chauhan on the LLM at Osgoode Hall, York University in Canada
Rini Agrawal completed her Indian law degree from Bhopal University. She also has an LLM from the University of Nottingham and one from Brooklyn Law School
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Julie Sculli from Brooklyn Law School, gave a short presentation on the NY Bar examination that I thought was quite insightful.
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