Articles about USC Gould

Working in the US after an LL.M.

By Vanessa Ellingham on Jun 08, 2018

Finding work in the US post-LL.M. can be a challenge. In the cases where LL.M.s have been successful, how has it worked?

Summer Law Programs for Incoming LL.M. Students

By Vanessa Ellingham on Jan 26, 2018

Many law schools offer students the chance to skill-up in their law and English skills, before starting an LL.M.

Inside LL.M.s in Corporate Law

By B. Xu on Jan 05, 2018

A look into how Corporate Law LL.M.s are adapting to the shifting business landscape, and what graduates can expect for job prospects

Juris Masters, MSLs and Beyond: Master of Laws Programs for Non-Law Graduates

By Vanessa Ellingham on Aug 21, 2017

What’s the difference between an LL.M. and a Juris Master? What about a Master of Studies in Law (MSL)? And who’s allowed to apply for what?

How an LL.M. in Media and Entertainment Law Can Improve Your Chances of Breaking Into the Industry

By Vanessa Ellingham on Jun 07, 2017

How LL.M. programs all over the world are catering to a growing demand for lawyers skilled in entertainment and media law

LL.M. Admissions: Tackling a Low TOEFL or IELTS Score

By Emily Cataneo on Jun 29, 2016

How some schools now offer intensive English courses that give students the chance to overcome a low TOEFL or IELTS score

LL.M. Admissions: The Importance of Class Rank

By Emily Cataneo on Jan 25, 2016

GPA and class rank are essential components of LL.M. admissions. But applicants can take plenty of steps to offset poor undergraduate grades.

Two-Year JD Programs for Foreign Lawyers

By Emily Cataneo on Jan 11, 2016

A growing number of two-year JD programs are catering to international lawyers who want to take a bar exam.

Two-Year LL.M.s: Taking the Time for Legal English

By Emily Cataneo on Nov 10, 2015

A growing number of two-year LL.M. programs are catering to foreign students who want the time to learn legal English and American academic customs.

What’s a Distance Learning LL.M. Really Like?

By Michael Filtz on Sep 06, 2015

Online learning caters to a unique cross-section of students, but requires different approaches than in-class programs

LL.M. Programs in Alternative Dispute Resolution

By M. Filtz on Mar 30, 2015

Specialized programs can help lawyers with tactics like mediation and negotiation, which are increasingly used as alternatives to litigation

5 Questions for an LL.M. Student - Stephanie Marsden

By V. Wish on Jul 09, 2013

University of Southern California (USC), LL.M. with an Entertainment Law specialization, 2012-13

Networking During the LL.M. - Why It's Important and How to Approach It

By V. Wish on Dec 16, 2011

How lawyers can use the academic year to make professional contacts

The LL.M. in Entertainment and Media Law

By V. Wish on Jan 22, 2010

Landing a good job in showbiz is tough for anyone. Can an LL.M. help for lawyers?

LLM GUIDE Focus on Student Life: California

By M. Filtz on Jul 04, 2009

Beyond the beaches: Essential information for California-bound LL.M. students.