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.
Our program is specifically not intended for LL.M. students who plan to remain in the US and take a State bar. So, the value of our LL.M. program may be different than others.
Fletcher has really a great pool of faculties, which are at par with any other elite institution around the world, in terms of academics and professional expertise.
Public International Law can seem like a bumpy road, especially in the initial years of your practice. You have to zone out yourselves and not look at the steady career progression of your peers working at law firms or as litigators.
The LL.M. program at UC Davis School of Law focuses on your individual professional and academic goals. You will design an individualized curriculum with the support of one on one advising with our Associate Dean.
One of the great things about HLS is the infinite amount of lunch/coffee talks on so many interesting contemporary and historical legal issues. Not only that, you can also cross-register for courses at other Harvard schools.
The strong research and analytical skills that I gained while pursuing my LLM coursework have enabled me to quickly grasp and respond to new legal developments.
Make the most of your LLM experience by meeting and interacting with people from diverse backgrounds. Seek to create meaningful bonds with people without only focusing on what’s in it for me.