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QS World Grad School Tour 2016

Future LL.M. applicants may already have heard of UK-based Quacquarelli Symonds or ‘QS’, a provider of specialist higher education and careers information and solutions. Indeed, at least for those outside of the narrower education sector, QS is perhaps best known for its rankings. Most recently, for example, we have reported the results of the QS World University Rankings for Law. There is, however, another QS offering that prospective LL.M. candidates…read more →

Things to Leave Off Your LLM Resume

Does your LL.M. resume or C.V. start with a career mission statement or objective line? Perhaps something along the lines of “A motivated, ambitious, and intellectually curious law student in her final year seeking admission to an elite Master of Laws Program, which will allow me to utilize my advanced research and analytical thinking skills“? Sounds horrible? Actually, some believe that this section of the C.V. “is the most important paragraph you will…read more →

Guardian League Table 2017 – UK Law School Ranking

Last month, the Guardian has released its latest ranking of UK law schools. The influential “University Guide: Guardian League Table for Law” is now available in its 2017 edition. As usual, this law school ranking still relies on student satisfaction with teaching and feedback; student to staff ratio; spend per student; average student entry tariff; career after six months; and a ‘value added score’ to determine each institution’s placement. As we…read more →

Complete University Guide 2017 – UK Law School Ranking

The Complete University Guide’s 2017 League Table for Law has recently been published. As usual, the ranking’s methodology is based on a mix of entry standards, student satisfaction, research quality, output, and prospects for each law schools’ graduate on the job market. According to the latest 2017 Complete University Guide Law League Table/Ranking, these are the United Kingdom’s top 10 best law schools (the results from last year’s ranking are in brackets):…read more →

US News Law School Ranking 2017

The US News Law School Ranking 2017 has recently been published. Yale is still ranked as the #1 law school in the U.S., while Harvard and Stanford continue to share the #2  spot. This year’s most notable change is further down in the Top 10, where Michigan is now back at #8 (tied with Berkeley and Virginia) whereas Duke fell to #11. Also, Emory fell out of the Top 20 (now ranked…read more →

Harvard Law School Waitlist FAQ

It’s that time of the year again when some LL.M. applicants (and their J.D. counterparts) find themselves placed on a law school’s waitlist. If you are in this position, what should you do? Harvard Law School’s admissions blog has an informative new post that answers frequently asked questions about their waitlist. It’s geared towards J.D. admissions but applies in part to Harvard’s or most other law school’s LL.M. program waitlists…read more →

2016 QS World University Rankings for Law

The 2016 QS World University Rankings for Law have recently been released. This ranking, compiled annually by Quacquarelli Symond, is becoming increasingly popular, which is one of the reasons why we publish the results each year. As QS notes, “the rankings aim to help prospective students identify leading universities in their chosen field of study, and are being continually expanded in response to growing demand for comparisons of this kind.”…read more →

Go LLM, with Prodigy Finance

This post comes to us from Prodigy Finance, specialists for international student loans After getting to know many LLM applicants, candidates and alumni, the importance of obtaining an advanced law degree is clear. As a prospective LLM applicant, you must be excited for the potential that an LLM degree provides you: access to new ideas, arguments and theories, opportunity for new professional networks, and immersion into a diverse and stimulating…read more →

The LLM in International Commercial Law

The University of Warwick School of Law has recently announced the launch of its new LL.M. program in International Commercial Law (starting in October 2017). Warwick joins the growing number of UK, US, and international law schools that expand their postgraduate offerings that blend the corporate and commercial area with international or cross-border aspects. This trend is not surprising given that the demand for specialized LL.M. programs in these fields…read more →

The Georgetown LLM Program

A hop, skip, and a jump away from the White House lies a consistently well-ranked graduate law program: the Georgetown LL.M. program. Georgetown University offers a rich and diverse LL.M. degree experience, which includes a number of different specialized programs, certificate programs and even online programs. It also offers externship opportunities and a chance to study in one of the world’s most prominent capital cities. The LL.M. program offerings at…read more →

Top LLM Personal Statements Revealed

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Top Personal Statements for LL.M. Programs, our new eBook, is the only resource on the market that helps you gain insight into the “black box” of the LL.M. admissions process by revealing real examples of winning LL.M. personal statements.

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Top LLM Personal Statements Revealed

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Top Personal Statements for LL.M. Programs, our new eBook, is the only resource on the market that helps you gain insight into the “black box” of the LL.M. admissions process by revealing real examples of winning LL.M. personal statements.

Boost your personal statement writing skills and increase your chances of admission to a top LL.M. program!

  • 10 full-length samples that worked for applicants at elite U.S. and U.K. law schools
  • Covers all major areas of law, including corporate, commercial, human rights, and international law
  • Instant and secure digital download (PDF)