We all know doing an LLM in a foreign country is a huge investment but believe me, that with the right dose of effort and commitment it will eventually pay out.
Legal publication National Jurist will be hosting a three-hour long online event titled “Coming to America” which will see participation from 10 different law schools.
Ultimately, you know yourself best, so I would suggest make your statement as interesting as possible. Most people who apply to foreign universities are obviously very qualified, but you can stand out by making your statement both personal and interesting.
In this post, Shiv Sidharth discusses the Game Changer in his time as an LL.M. student at the Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University.
Having been in the US legal industry for almost four years now, I’d say that JDs definitely have an edge because it’s the more popular degree in the US and is what most practicing attorneys are familiar with.
Avantika Bhandari recently obtained an S.J.D. from Penn State University, and also holds an LL.M. from the UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law.
First Person Accounts (FPA’s) are meant to provide a first-hand account of Indian graduates who have pursued, or are pursuing, a post-graduate course (LL.M. or otherwise) from different universities across the world. Shambhavi Shekokar is part of the Class of ’22, at the Notre Dame Law School where she is pursuing an LL.M. in International…… Continue reading First Person Accounts: Shambhavi Shekokar on the International Human Rights LL.M. at Notre Dame Law School
Tenzin Kunsel is currently an LL.M. candidate at Fordham Law School, and a 2017 graduate from the M.S. Ramaiah College of Law in Bangalore.
Networking! Networking! Networking! The U.S. legal market is extremely competitive and LL.M.s do not have a level playing field. We are often, if not always, pitted against J.D.s. In terms of finding employment
Yasmeen Eesa is a Syrian law graduate who completed an LL.M. from the Syracuse University College of Law in 2019.
LL.M. students don’t just study and network with other LL.M.s, but are integrated into the law school community taking classes with J.D students and networking with alumni.
Some of my the people I know used the guidance of an LL.M. counsellor, instead I choose to call my friends and get after their life to proof read my SOP and give me their suggestions
The way law schools function and operate in the US blew my mind, especially their Socratic method of lectures.
For both graduates and students, I think it is crucial to understand the kind of financial commitment that an LL.M. would require.
The entire process of applications is tiring and stressful, but the kind of exposure you get during your one year of LL.M, at a personal and professional level, will make it all worth it.
GULC allows LL.M. students to pursue an externship program in the Spring Semester, which I felt would increase my practical exposure in the United States in addition to theoretical knowledge.