It seemed like the path of the fewest immediate obstacles as far as being a lawyer went. And then I decided to quit while I was still young and still had the willpower to leave the lawyer-money behind.
Both NYU and NYC have taught me numerous life and professional lessons.
I would like to put it out there that one need not have studied at one of the top law schools or have the best grades possible to have a shot at getting into their preferred law school, so long as they can show that they excelled at something they considered the most meaningful as a student or a practitioner.
Harvard Law School teaches you not just what the law is, but really much more about how to question it and develop a critical and analytical approach to its study.
Nayanthika Ramakrishnan is a graduate of the National Law University, Jodhpur (’12) and currently enrolled as a JD student (’20) at Cornell Law School.
Lakshmi Neelakantan on her MSc at the University of Oxford, doing a non-LLM master’s, advice for the Indian law graduate and more