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MAPping Your Way to a Great Personal Statement

With the New Year nearly upon us, it is a good time to think about taking a fresh perspective on routine matters. For LL.M. candidates who are currently writing their LL.M. personal statements, it is the perfect season to think about adopting new approaches to that most dreaded of tasks. The requirement to produce personal statements is not unique to LL.M. admissions.  Many other graduate schools require personal statements including…read more →

HEC Paris and Georgetown Offer Dual MBA/LLM Degree

Although it is increasingly common for universities to work together and enter strategic partnerships – often on  a cross-border basis – this recent announcement of a new partnership between HEC Paris and Georgetown is particularly interesting: Beginning in 2016, HEC Paris and Georgetown University Law Center will offer two new dual-degree programs. The Master of Business Administration/Master of Laws (MBA/LL.M.) and the Grande Ecole Master in Management/Master of Laws (MiM/LL.M.)…read more →

Times World University Rankings 2015-2016

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015-2016 have recently been released. As the Times explains, this ranking provides a list of the best global universities by judging them “across all of their core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.” While the Times does not provide a separate ranking for law, this category is part of the Times Higher Education Subject Rankings. Specifically, law is among the disciplines that…read more →

LLM Application Deadlines for 2016-2017

Check out our overview of some of the most popular U.S. and U.K. law schools’ LL.M. application deadlines for the 2016-2017 academic year. Of course, please keep in mind that law schools may change their LL.M. application deadlines. Thus, it is vital to verify each deadline with the university or universities to which you intend to apply. Good luck with your applications!

New York Law Journal Ranks LLM Programs

As part of its various annual reader surveys, the New York Law Journal has once more asked the New York legal community to rank New York-based LL.M. programs and the best online LL.M. programs. 8,000 of the journal’s readers have responded and participated in an online ballot. The resulting rankings are admittedly a very non-scientific and casual exercise, which produced some surprising results. Nonetheless, these rankings are interesting in that…read more →

Complete University Guide 2016 – UK Law School Ranking

One of the most highly watched UK law school rankings, The Complete University Guide’s 2016 League Table for Law has recently been published. Like in previous years, 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 2016 Complete University Guide Law League Table/Ranking, these are the United Kingdom’s top 10…read more →

2015 Shanghai University Ranking Released

The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) has recently released its 2015 ranking of the world’s top 100 universities. The ARWU, which has been established twelve years ago, is also known as the “Shanghai Ranking” because it is published by the Center for World-Class Universities and the Institute of Higher Education of China’s Shanghai Jiao Tong University. The ranking is broken down into several sub-rankings. For Social Sciences, which includes…read more →

Summer Update: Announcing New LLM Programs

During these warm months, it seems apt that LL.M. program offerings are also heating up.  There are a number of new programs being announced which should further sizzle the exciting LL.M. possibilities on offer. First up, is Oxford’s new MSc in Taxation.  This is a two-year part-time program covering issues on national, European, international and comparative taxation, and tax policy. The program will begin in 2016. The MSc in Taxation…read more →

Queen Mary Extends LLM Application Deadline

Good news for all those last minute applicants that are interested in pursuing their LL.M. studies in London. Queen Mary, University of London School of Law reports that they have extended their LL.M. application deadline: Application Deadline Due to the addition of new LLM programmes and modules we are able to extend the closing date until Friday 28 August 2015. You should ONLY apply at this late stage if you can submit…read more →

New York Adopts Uniform Bar Examination (UBE)

Starting in July 2016, LL.M. graduates and others sitting the New York Bar Exam will be taking the Uniform Bar Examination (the UBE).  The UBE replaces New York state specific questions that appeared previously on the bar examination. The UBE involves examinees in New York state completing 200 multiple choice questions, six essay questions and two tasks on basic lawyering. Because the UBE replaces New York specific essay questions which…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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  • 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
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Top LLM Personal Statements Revealed

Get our eBook with exclusive LL.M. personal statement samples

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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)