Remember that an LLM is not the only option out there! In depth research is necessary as every degree, every university and every course offers something different.
A webinar to discuss "concerns that might be on your mind as well as several other frequently asked questions, ranging from crafting your personal statement, our thoughts on the legacy of Cecil Rhodes, and even the laborious task of soliciting references."
I did not want to do a master’s degree for the sake of doing one. Because to my mind, it is more than just a career milestone - rather, it needs to serve some predefined purpose.
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.
For instance, not every lawyer needs to do an LL.M. Some may choose to switch to economics or public policy, and Daksha Fellowship can help them navigate these choices better.
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.
We are the group of only 25 students, which implies that everyone here is purely on merits and probably the best in their sphere.
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.
Apart from academics, I have developed my management skills, strengthened my critical thinking and autonomous intellect.
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.
When you are studying, it is about much more than just learning what has been assigned; it is about researching on your own, searching for the information, and broadening our knowledge to satisfy your genuine academic curiosity.
At NUS, we used to have 24 hour open book exams, video making, preparing opinions for real life cases at hand, surprise quizzes, etc. which were although demanding, but absolutely interesting and fun.
I think my stint abroad gave me certain confidence to take clients independently. The experience of an LLM instilled a new- found sense of self conviction.