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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 →

7 Tips for Writing Your LLM Personal Statement

With the next 2017-2018 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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

QS World University Rankings for Law, 2015

With summer just around the corner, it’s time again for the annual release of the QS World University Rankings, which are compiled by Quacquarelli Symond. As every year, there is a special category for law/legal studies, which many future LL.M. applicants are interested in. The QS World University Ranking for Law/Legal Studies is once more based on a combination of academic reputation surveys, employer reputation surveys, and citations per faculty….read more →

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