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
Apart from UMich, I looked at Oxbridge, Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Chicago and Berkeley. Of these, I received acceptances from Berkeley and Michigan, while UChicago placed me on their waitlist.
The main benefit of living in a city such as Seoul is the cultural exchange that one can experience. Seoul has so much to offer. The people are warm and welcoming here. You get a lot of exposure.
The publishing industry is perfect for someone who has studied law, especially Intellectual Property Law, as almost every aspect of publishing is touched in some way by Intellectual Property and governed by law.
Tanmay Patnaik , Principal Associate at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, on his LL.M. experience at Fordham Law School
If a law school has served you well, you will be a better person along with being a law graduate.
First Person Accounts (FPA’s) are meant to provide a first-hand account of law graduates who have pursued, or are pursuing, a post-graduate course (LL.M. or otherwise) from different universities across the world. In this edition, I speak with Asmita Singh, who is currently enrolled for the LL.M. in International Dispute Resolution at the Humboldt University of … Continue reading First Person Accounts: Asmita Singh on the International Dispute Resolution LL.M. at Humboldt University of Berlin
"There is no ‘right’ time for a post-graduate degree. No matter when you decide to do it, it will be beneficial in its own way. So trust the motivations that come from within and everything else will fall into place. "
A Ph.D. is about finding your method in madness. One realises that a doctorate journey (like life itself) is a process. There are Eureka moments but these are few and far between.
LLM students on the thesis track may receive up to full tuition waiver depending on their success during the interview and written exam. Also international students will find Turkey more affordable in terms of living costs comparing to traditional graduate destinations.
An LLM abroad is a great journey, if you know your destination. Make sure you know why you want to pursue your masters and then give it your all. This will be the best time of your life.
Working closely with international LLM graduates in the US, Desiree Jaeger-Fine provides a macro perspective on recruitments in the US legal industry.
The reasons for you to do the LL.M will always be unique to you, so you must always look at this bigger picture, and use external advice (including this interview) only to fill informational voids.
All things considered, Universities have brand value and consider choosing an LLM in a University, which has such recall. It leads to an embarrassing interview if your employer is unaware of your university!
"The level of discourse in the 'right' professor's classroom is so high - that if you're genuinely nerdy/romantic about the law, it is definitely going to giving you a clearer perspective of where you see yourself in the profession."
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.