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How to Know When It's Time to Switch Legal Specialties

Jul 19, 2024

Switching legal specialties can be a big career decision. But it’s often why people embark on an LL.M. degree. Understanding when it’s time to make the leap, and how to navigate the transition successfully, can lead to greater job satisfaction and career fulfillment.

‘How my LL.M. From USC Gould Turbocharged my Career’

Jul 17, 2024

Moritz Reinhard, an LL.M graduate of USC Gould School of Law, has turbocharged his career by pursuing an advanced legal degree in the U.S. His decision to attend USC was fueled by various compelling factors: including personal connections, academic freedom, and the allure of California.

How to Use the Summer Wisely to Prepare for Your LL.M.

Jul 12, 2024

Summer can be a pivotal time for incoming Master of Law students. The transition to an LL.M. program can be challenging, but using your summer effectively can set a strong foundation for academic and personal success. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to prepare wisely for your LL.M. during the summer months.

LL.M. Programs Offering the Most Financial Aid

Jul 02, 2024

Pursuing an LL.M. degree abroad is a transformative experience, but often comes with a significant financial burden. Fortunately, several top law schools offer generous financial aid packages to support international students—including Harvard University, the University of Oxford, and the University of Cambridge.

Ethnically Diverse LL.M. Programs in the U.S.

Jun 25, 2024

Ethnic diversity, like all forms, is a vital aspect of any degree program, especially in the field of law. As the world becomes increasingly globalized, the legal profession is evolving to reflect and understand a wide range of perspectives and experiences.

Preparing for an LL.M. Admissions Interview

Jun 21, 2024

This guide aims to provide you with a roadmap on how to prepare effectively for an LL.M. interview, ensuring you make a lasting impression on the admissions committee.

Competitive LL.M. internships for Summer 2024

Jun 20, 2024

Pursuing a legal internship during the summer can be a game-changer for LL.M. students. These internships provide invaluable real-world experience, networking opportunities and a deeper understanding of the legal landscape.

10 Do’s and Don’ts for Your LL.M. Application

Jun 06, 2024

Navigating the LL.M. application process can be daunting. To help you stand out from the sea of applicants, we’ve compiled a list of 10 essential do’s and don’ts to guide you through the process.

USA Scholarships For International LL.M. Students

May 22, 2024

An LL.M. is a substantial investment, but many law schools offer generous financial aid.

From Algorithms to Antitrust: Study an LL.M. in Technology Governance

May 10, 2024

As technology reshapes our world, LL.M. programs are equipping lawyers with tools for the digital age.

LL.M. Application Essentials: How to Write a Competitive CV

May 02, 2024

Your CV or resumé is your ticket to an LL.M. program. Learn how to make it shine.

NextGen Bar Exam: What International LL.M. Students Need to Know

Apr 25, 2024

What are the implications of the upcoming bar exam-revamp for international students seeking to practice law in the US?

From National to Global: The Evolution of LL.M. Programs

Apr 12, 2024

As legal systems transcend borders, LL.M. programs are evolving to equip students with the skills needed for an interconnected world

Mastering Conflict: LL.M. Programs in Alternative Dispute Resolution

Feb 29, 2024

Fulfilling career paths await graduates of negotiation, dispute resolution, and arbitration LL.M. programs, where making a meaningful impact on society is paramount

Beyond Dollars: Unlocking the Full Value of an LL.M. Degree

Feb 27, 2024

The legal job market slowdown has sharpened focus on the expected payoff