For law students thinking about how to structure their coursework and what classes to choose, Stanford Law School now offers a valuable tool. The SLS Navigator is an online career and curriculum guide that allows law students to learn about different areas of law and related careers and is useful in choosing those courses that will help prepare for a particular career path. As the National Jurist reports: Stanford spent…read more →
Maclean’s, a Canadian national weekly current affairs magazine, has now issued its 2012 Maclean’s Law School Ranking. Created in co-operation with Chicago law professor Brian Leiter, Maclean’s sixth annual law school ranking is based on both Graduate Quality (50%) and Faculty Quality (50%). Here are Maclean’s top ten common law schools in Canada: 1. Toronto 2. Osgoode 3. Queen’s 4. McGill 5. University of British Columbia (UBC) 6. Dalhousie 7….read more →
Are you considering submitting your LL.M. application for “early review” or “early action” to one or more of your law schools of choice? Early review means that applicants who submit their LL.M. applications by a certain early deadline – for example by November 15 for Georgetown and (last year) November 1 for Columbia – are reviewed first and are notified early whether they have been admitted or not. U.S. News…read more →
LL.M. rankings, until recently very rarely found, are now becoming increasingly common. The latest evidence is JobsInTax.com’s newly released ranking of tax law LL.M. programs. This ranking is based on a survey of 151 heads of corporate tax departments, who were asked to select up to five U.S. law schools (out of 32) with LL.M. programs specializing in tax law that they hold in the highest regard when hiring candidates….read more →
We were interviewed by leading French legal website Village de la Justice. In the interview, which is in French, one of our consultants talks about the reasons for enrolling in an LL.M. program abroad, the costs and benefits, the LL.M. admissions process, and how to choose a law school or specialty program.
Readers of The Recorder, a California print and online legal content provider, have voted on California’s Best Legal Services Providers. The top three for each category were now published in the sixth annual issue of The Recorder’s Best (PDF). In the “Education – LL.M. Programs” category, the following three California law schools were ranked as the best: 1.University of California Berkeley School of Law — Boalt Hall 2. University of…read more →
This post comes to us from Jason Rudall, Programme Manager of the LL.M. in International Law at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva Building on a Distinguished Tradition: The Graduate Institute, Geneva to Launch New LL.M. The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies will launch an LL.M. in International Law from September 2013. The LL.M. will provide advanced, comprehensive and practical training in international law to…read more →
We are pleased to announce that this Blog has been added to the ABA Journal’s Legal Blawg Directory. The ABA Journal is the flagship magazine of the American Bar Association. It covers legal news, trends, people and finances of the legal profession. Our blog entry can be accessed here.
Update: See our post on problems with the TOEFL in the U.K. Do you like to eat out or eat at home? Are parents good teachers of their children? Which is more important to success – hard work or luck? While these questions may seem random and unrelated at first glance, they may become very important to some of you as essay topics for the TOEFL (Test of English as…read more →
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has released its 2012 ranking of the world’s top 100 universities. The ARWU – also known as the “Shanghai Ranking” – is published by the Center for World-Class Universities and the Institute of Higher Education of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. Six objectives form the basis for this ranking, among them the number of alumni and staff winning Nobel Prizes and Fields Medals;…read more →