I opted for Penn State because it has got some great faculty such as Prof. Catharine Rogers and Prof. Thomas E. Carbonneau who are very experienced scholars in the field of international arbitration
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This LLM has been one of the best experiences I have had so far. It definitely improved my communication and people skills and ability to thrive well in the field of law.
Short-term summer programs have been long sought after by law students as a means to expose themselves to foreign education, interact with faculty members from some of the best universities in the world, and foster relationships.
Academically, the most valuable experience for me was a massive improvement in the most basic skills that any lawyer must possess, that is, critical thinking, analytical thinking, and writing skills.
We live in a world which really allows us to be innovative with the work we would like to do. So, take that risk to try out what you truly like. And don’t worry if things don’t work out, a law degree is a fantastic safety net and you can always come back to more traditional careers.
The FPLC LLM is one of the best programs offered in the US as classroom sessions are practical and there is a high possibility of the same getting translated into work place scenarios.
The course structure includes visit to Turkish Patent office IP seminars which provide excellent networking opportunities; and prospective internship and career opportunities with WIPO, EUIPO and TurkPatent.
While it is always disappointing to need to delay plans, students should remember that they’re not alone, there are thousands of students worldwide in a similar situation. They should choose the best option for them as per their safety, learning outcomes and the experience they’ll receive.
Since an LL.M. was more of an academic endeavor to me, I was looking forward to delving deeper into subjects that excited me the most and hoped to understand them from a comparative perspective.
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.
The LLM was a great experience, mixed with both learning and fun. I look back and think of every single aspect of the program and the culture, and now see how it added immense value to my experience overall.
The joy of being on a dinner table with people from more than 8 nationalities and learning about their life & experiences is something that is greater than any academic achievement.
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Most candidates applying to MPP/MPA programs are so focused on the application process itself, that not enough attention is given to what happens once you graduate. And that’s when real life hits.
The world of work is changing in any event and being adaptable, being comfortable with technology, and gaining world class expertise and experience can set you apart with employers.