There are way too many factors to weigh and ensure that you get your money’s worth during the course and after the completion of the same. I am not sure if I have any life-altering advices, but there are a few things that I wish I did.
I opted for Penn State because it has got some great faculty such as Prof. Catharine Rogers and Prof. Thomas E. Carbonneau who are very experienced scholars in the field of international arbitration
It is high time that we start questioning the utility of recommendation letters. Or at least initiate an honest conversation about them.
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.
Being industrious during your LLM will reap rich dividends after your graduate. Do remember that even before you’ll realise, your LLM will be over, so you won’t have enough time to read everything and grasp all of what is being thrown at you
Aishwarya Amar is currently reading the BCL at Oxford University. A graduate of Symbiosis Law School, Pune (18), Aishwarya shares her thoughts on what makes the BCL special, the Cornelia Sorabjee scholarship and a whole lot more.
First Person Accounts (FPA's) are meant to provide a first-hand account of Indian law graduates who have pursued, or are currently pursuing, a post-graduate course (be it an LLM or otherwise) from different schools across the world. In this edition, I speak with Akash Gupta, a graduate of Tamil Nadu National Law University (Class of … Continue reading First Person Accounts: Akash Gupta on the International Commercial Arbitration LLM at Stockholm University
In the second part, Kanad Bagchi and I discuss legal academia, the BA LLB degree and the future of Indian law schools, working in India, and a whole lot more.