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.
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.
I have also, over the years, interacted with some LL.M. graduates who have felt that without any substantial connections/background in the legal field, the Master's puts them on a better footing in terms of identifiability.
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.
Shireen Priya Meghe who is currently enrolled in the Masters in Advanced Public International Law at Leiden University. A graduate of Symbiosis Law School Pune (Class of '18), Shireen shares her reasons behind choosing Leiden University, going about the LLM application process, and much more.
Garv Malhotra completed the MIDS programme, as well as an LLM from the National University of Singapore.
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.
Chinthana Konganda, an Assistant Director at the California Western School of Law, on recruitment prospects in the US, making the most of LLM, and more.
Balu G Nair is pursuing an LLM at Melbourne Law School. The NUJS grad discusses the pros of an international LLM, the Alex Chernov scholarship, and more
Aayushi Singh shares her thoughts on the LL.M. in International Arbitration and Dispute Resolution offered by the National University of Singapore.
In this FPA edition, we get to speak with Prashanth S Shivadass who received an LLM in Competition Law from Queen Mary University of London (Class of '16).
Rekha Panchal completed an LLM from Queen Mary University of London. In 2015 she completed the two-year LLM from Mumbai University.
Aradhya Sethia completed an LLM from Yale Law School (Class of '18). In this FPA, he shares his thoughts on studying at Yale, the Inlaks Scholarship (of which he is an awardee), constitutional studies, and a whole lot more.
Nehaa Chaudhari is an LLM grad from Harvard Law School ('17). She shares tips on writing the personal statement, research assistantships, and more.
McKinney School of Law's Miki Hamstra on the benefits of a US LLM, drafting a good personal statement, the US job market for , and a whole lot more.