Law Schools

How Will Coronavirus (Covid-19) Affect Your LLM?

The recent weeks have been difficult for everybody, including of course international students enrolled in LL.M. programs at law schools in the US and UK. Even before the official ‘shelter in place’ orders in the US and the general ‘lockdown’ in the UK, many schools shifted to online teaching and students left their host country to return home. Assessments have been disrupted, cancelled and/or replaced with new, alternative formats. Graduations…read more →

7 Tips for Writing Your LLM Personal Statement

With the next 2019-2020 application cycle fast approaching, LL.M. applicants around the world start asking themselves: What should I write about in my LL.M. personal statement? And how should I write it? While there are internet and other resources on the subject (see our eBook with LL.M. personal statement samples and LL.M. application advice), there is still much left to say on this topic. Drawing from our own experience as former…read more →

New UCL LLM Scholarships

The University College London (UCL), Faculty of Laws has recently announced a number of new scholarships for prospective LLM (Master of Laws) students. More than than ten of these new LLM Scholarships will be available for the 2019-2020 academic year. From the UCL Laws announcement: The scholarships will fall into three categories: UCL Laws – Dean’s Scholarships: at least 6 awards which are designed to make our LLM accessible to UK-domiciled students…read more →

Complete University Guide UK Law School Ranking 2019

Continuing on with our coverage of the latest law school rankings for 2018/2019, we now present the most recent Complete University Guide Ranking (or ‘League Tables’) of the best UK law schools. According to the 2019 Complete University Guide Ranking, these are the Top 10 best law faculties in the United Kingdom (as always, with last year’s ranking in brackets for purposes of comparison): 1. Cambridge (1) 2. Glasgow (5)…read more →

Guardian University League Tables for Law 2019

Spring is traditionally the time when many of the well known university rankings providers publish their latest output. We start today with the Guardian University League Tables for Law 2019. We will provide an overview of other important rankings in future posts. In terms of methodology, the Guardian’s university rankings look at the following performance indicators: Course satisfaction Teaching satisfaction Feedback satisfaction Student/staff ratio Spend per student Average entry tariff…read more →

LLM News 2018

The LL.M. and graduate legal studies landscape is in constant movement, and of course 2018 will be no different. To kick off the new year, here’s a short compilation of news and developments that have caught our eye lately: LLM Bar Exam, a bar prep company that formerly specialized in preparing foreign LL.M. students and graduates for the US Bar Exam, has lost its lawsuit (claiming $50 million in damages) against…read more →

US News Law School Rankings 2018

The US News Law School Ranking 2018 has recently been published. This ranking, which concerns US law schools, is based on J.D. programs but is of course indicative of a school’s overall quality and reputation. Thus, the US News ranking is important for prospective LL.M. candidates who are looking for the best place to pursue their LL.M. in the United States. Here are some highlights for this year’s ranking: Yale…read more →

Find Your LLM Spring Tour 2017

The good folks over at Find Your LLM have recently announced their latest LL.M. Spring Tour, which they organize in conjunction with selected partner universities/law schools. From the announcement: This event is open to legal professionals as well as students. Obtaining an LL.M. degree is also the gateway towards a promotion within your current enterprise or firm, as well as better prospective earnings. The LL.M. Spring Tour is an incredible…read more →

LLM Scholarships for Michigan Law

Funding graduate studies abroad is often a challenging task. The good news is that while it’s by no means easy to qualify, there are several scholarships and fellowships out there that are specifically geared towards prospective LL.M. students. To our growing collection of LL.M. scholarships and funding opportunities, we have recently added several scholarships (all named after generous alumni) that the University of Michigan School of Law – one of the…read more →

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-2017

You may have read in the news that Oxford has become the first UK university to top a global university ranking. This refers to the latest edition of the Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings, in which Oxford for the first time surpassed the institution that was top ranked the last five years – the California Institute of Technology – and was able to take the number one spot. This is…read more →

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