Africans US LLM 2020-2021


Rote11
Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.

[Edited by Rote11 on Feb 04, 2020]

Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.
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Lawyerke
Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.


Hearty congratulations on being accepted to Cornell and NYU; that's no mean feat. I only applied to HLS myself and now awaiting the decisions in March.

Let's keep in touch.

[Edited by Lawyerke on Feb 04, 2020]

[quote]Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.[/quote]

Hearty congratulations on being accepted to Cornell and NYU; that's no mean feat. I only applied to HLS myself and now awaiting the decisions in March.

Let's keep in touch.
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Rote11
Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.


Hearty congratulations on being accepted to Cornell and NYU; that's no mean feat. I only applied to HLS myself and now awaiting the decisions in March.

Let's keep in touch.


Thanks for the update. I wish you well.
[quote][quote]Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.[/quote]

Hearty congratulations on being accepted to Cornell and NYU; that's no mean feat. I only applied to HLS myself and now awaiting the decisions in March.

Let's keep in touch. [/quote]

Thanks for the update. I wish you well.
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sa75
Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.


Hi, congrats on your admissions!

I’ve been admitted to NYU, Cornell, Duke and Michigan. Waiting for decisions from Harvard, Chicago, Columbia and Berkeley. Also waiting on funding decisions.

Would love to keep in touch! Best of luck!
[quote]Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.[/quote]

Hi, congrats on your admissions!

I’ve been admitted to NYU, Cornell, Duke and Michigan. Waiting for decisions from Harvard, Chicago, Columbia and Berkeley. Also waiting on funding decisions.

Would love to keep in touch! Best of luck!
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Rote11
Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.


Hi, congrats on your admissions!

I’ve been admitted to NYU, Cornell, Duke and Michigan. Waiting for decisions from Harvard, Chicago, Columbia and Berkeley. Also waiting on funding decisions.

Would love to keep in touch! Best of luck!


Congratulations to you too. Well done. I feel like the funding decisions will determine everything for me. ????????
[quote][quote]Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.[/quote]

Hi, congrats on your admissions!

I’ve been admitted to NYU, Cornell, Duke and Michigan. Waiting for decisions from Harvard, Chicago, Columbia and Berkeley. Also waiting on funding decisions.

Would love to keep in touch! Best of luck!
[/quote]

Congratulations to you too. Well done. I feel like the funding decisions will determine everything for me. ????????
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Rote11
Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.


Hi, congrats on your admissions!

I’ve been admitted to NYU, Cornell, Duke and Michigan. Waiting for decisions from Harvard, Chicago, Columbia and Berkeley. Also waiting on funding decisions.

Would love to keep in touch! Best of luck!


Congratulations to you too. Well done. I feel like the funding decisions will determine everything for me. Lol
[quote][quote][quote]Hi,

Any Africans already admitted to LLM programs in the US? I have so far been admitted to Cornell and NYU. I'm waiting for Upenn, Columbia and Harvard decisions.

Let's keep in touch.[/quote]

Hi, congrats on your admissions!

I’ve been admitted to NYU, Cornell, Duke and Michigan. Waiting for decisions from Harvard, Chicago, Columbia and Berkeley. Also waiting on funding decisions.

Would love to keep in touch! Best of luck!
[/quote]

Congratulations to you too. Well done. I feel like the funding decisions will determine everything for me. Lol [/quote]
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sa75
Any news?
Any news?
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Rote11
Any news?


Nothing on my end :/
[quote]Any news?[/quote]

Nothing on my end :/
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Rote11
As we await decisions from the schools can we discuss post LLM opportunities?

Most insights on it are quite discouraging for LLMs in the US and especially Africans. Only Africans I know in top law firms in the US did JDs and not LLMs. Even if it isn't a law firm, I rarely hear of opportunities there. Thoughts? Any success stories?

It's not that I intend to work only in the US but I'd like to keep my options open.
As we await decisions from the schools can we discuss post LLM opportunities?

Most insights on it are quite discouraging for LLMs in the US and especially Africans. Only Africans I know in top law firms in the US did JDs and not LLMs. Even if it isn't a law firm, I rarely hear of opportunities there. Thoughts? Any success stories?

It's not that I intend to work only in the US but I'd like to keep my options open.
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sa75
As we await decisions from the schools can we discuss post LLM opportunities?

Most insights on it are quite discouraging for LLMs in the US and especially Africans. Only Africans I know in top law firms in the US did JDs and not LLMs. Even if it isn't a law firm, I rarely hear of opportunities there. Thoughts? Any success stories?

It's not that I intend to work only in the US but I'd like to keep my options open.


I’m planning to return to South Africa but I do want to also keep my options open. I’m thinking of writing the New York bar which I heard will open more opportunities. There are also a few post-grad fellowships that I’ve read about through the different unis. But I haven’t personally heard of anyone in top law firms and would be interested to find out too.
[quote]As we await decisions from the schools can we discuss post LLM opportunities?

Most insights on it are quite discouraging for LLMs in the US and especially Africans. Only Africans I know in top law firms in the US did JDs and not LLMs. Even if it isn't a law firm, I rarely hear of opportunities there. Thoughts? Any success stories?

It's not that I intend to work only in the US but I'd like to keep my options open. [/quote]

I’m planning to return to South Africa but I do want to also keep my options open. I’m thinking of writing the New York bar which I heard will open more opportunities. There are also a few post-grad fellowships that I’ve read about through the different unis. But I haven’t personally heard of anyone in top law firms and would be interested to find out too.
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Rote11
Hi guys,

Just got accepted to Upenn.
Hi guys,

Just got accepted to Upenn.

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sa75
Hi guys,

Just got accepted to Upenn.



That’s amazing, congrats! Since we last spoke, I got accepted to Chicago. I haven’t had any funding feedback though, have you?
[quote]Hi guys,

Just got accepted to Upenn.

[/quote]

That’s amazing, congrats! Since we last spoke, I got accepted to Chicago. I haven’t had any funding feedback though, have you?
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A hearty congratulations to everyone who got admitted. I myself got admitted into University of Miami and University of Southern California. I'm awaiting decisions for Columbia and Stanford.

[Edited by Miz_terious Attorney on Feb 17, 2020]


A hearty congratulations to everyone who got admitted. I myself got admitted into University of Miami and University of Southern California. I'm awaiting decisions for Columbia and Stanford.
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As we await decisions from the schools can we discuss post LLM opportunities?

Most insights on it are quite discouraging for LLMs in the US and especially Africans. Only Africans I know in top law firms in the US did JDs and not LLMs. Even if it isn't a law firm, I rarely hear of opportunities there. Thoughts? Any success stories?

It's not that I intend to work only in the US but I'd like to keep my options open.


I’m planning to return to South Africa but I do want to also keep my options open. I’m thinking of writing the New York bar which I heard will open more opportunities. There are also a few post-grad fellowships that I’ve read about through the different unis. But I haven’t personally heard of anyone in top law firms and would be interested to find out too.



Well, I agree with you to an extent. I personally know of a person who works at a top law firm in New York. After obtaining his LLM at Columbia and Miami, he later had a J. D, wrote the New York and Florida Bar exam before securing a job.
Accordingly to him, there's no hard and fast rule for job opportunities in U. S. He told me that it has more to do with networking with individuals. Although one very critical point he noted was that his J. D gave him the opportunity of attending a job fair where he met with prospective employers and got the opportunity to network with people.

Writing the New York bar will be an added advantage. But he advised me to strike a balance between my extracurricular activities, my school work and networking.
[quote][quote]As we await decisions from the schools can we discuss post LLM opportunities?

Most insights on it are quite discouraging for LLMs in the US and especially Africans. Only Africans I know in top law firms in the US did JDs and not LLMs. Even if it isn't a law firm, I rarely hear of opportunities there. Thoughts? Any success stories?

It's not that I intend to work only in the US but I'd like to keep my options open. [/quote]

I’m planning to return to South Africa but I do want to also keep my options open. I’m thinking of writing the New York bar which I heard will open more opportunities. There are also a few post-grad fellowships that I’ve read about through the different unis. But I haven’t personally heard of anyone in top law firms and would be interested to find out too. [/quote]


Well, I agree with you to an extent. I personally know of a person who works at a top law firm in New York. After obtaining his LLM at Columbia and Miami, he later had a J. D, wrote the New York and Florida Bar exam before securing a job.
Accordingly to him, there's no hard and fast rule for job opportunities in U. S. He told me that it has more to do with networking with individuals. Although one very critical point he noted was that his J. D gave him the opportunity of attending a job fair where he met with prospective employers and got the opportunity to network with people.

Writing the New York bar will be an added advantage. But he advised me to strike a balance between my extracurricular activities, my school work and networking.
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As we await decisions from the schools can we discuss post LLM opportunities?

Most insights on it are quite discouraging for LLMs in the US and especially Africans. Only Africans I know in top law firms in the US did JDs and not LLMs. Even if it isn't a law firm, I rarely hear of opportunities there. Thoughts? Any success stories?

It's not that I intend to work only in the US but I'd like to keep my options open.


I’m planning to return to South Africa but I do want to also keep my options open. I’m thinking of writing the New York bar which I heard will open more opportunities. There are also a few post-grad fellowships that I’ve read about through the different unis. But I haven’t personally heard of anyone in top law firms and would be interested to find out too.



Well, I agree with you to an extent. I personally know of a person who works at a top law firm in New York. After obtaining his LLM at Columbia and Miami, he later had a J. D, wrote the New York and Florida Bar exam before securing a job.
Accordingly to him, there's no hard and fast rule for job opportunities in U. S. He told me that it has more to do with networking with individuals. Although one very critical point he noted was that his J. D gave him the opportunity of attending a job fair where he met with prospective employers and got the opportunity to network with people.

Writing the New York bar will be an added advantage. But he advised me to strike a balance between my extracurricular activities, my school work and networking.
[quote][quote]As we await decisions from the schools can we discuss post LLM opportunities?

Most insights on it are quite discouraging for LLMs in the US and especially Africans. Only Africans I know in top law firms in the US did JDs and not LLMs. Even if it isn't a law firm, I rarely hear of opportunities there. Thoughts? Any success stories?

It's not that I intend to work only in the US but I'd like to keep my options open. [/quote]

I’m planning to return to South Africa but I do want to also keep my options open. I’m thinking of writing the New York bar which I heard will open more opportunities. There are also a few post-grad fellowships that I’ve read about through the different unis. But I haven’t personally heard of anyone in top law firms and would be interested to find out too. [/quote]


Well, I agree with you to an extent. I personally know of a person who works at a top law firm in New York. After obtaining his LLM at Columbia and Miami, he later had a J. D, wrote the New York and Florida Bar exam before securing a job.
Accordingly to him, there's no hard and fast rule for job opportunities in U. S. He told me that it has more to do with networking with individuals. Although one very critical point he noted was that his J. D gave him the opportunity of attending a job fair where he met with prospective employers and got the opportunity to network with people.

Writing the New York bar will be an added advantage. But he advised me to strike a balance between my extracurricular activities, my school work and networking.
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Alobis
Congrats to those of us who got admitted into UPenn. It was really a tight one and deservedly we got in.

We await the outcome of the scholarship applications early March.

All the best to us and particularly those on the waiting list.
Congrats to those of us who got admitted into UPenn. It was really a tight one and deservedly we got in.

We await the outcome of the scholarship applications early March.

All the best to us and particularly those on the waiting list.
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Rote11
Hi guys,

Just got accepted to Upenn.



That’s amazing, congrats! Since we last spoke, I got accepted to Chicago. I haven’t had any funding feedback though, have you?


No. No news on funding.
[quote][quote]Hi guys,

Just got accepted to Upenn.

[/quote]

That’s amazing, congrats! Since we last spoke, I got accepted to Chicago. I haven’t had any funding feedback though, have you? [/quote]

No. No news on funding.
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sa75
I got accepted to Columbia yesterday. No funding decisions from any universities yet.
I got accepted to Columbia yesterday. No funding decisions from any universities yet.
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Rote11
I got accepted to Columbia yesterday. No funding decisions from any universities yet.


Congratulations! Very excited for you. Those are good schools you have in the bag. What time did you receive the email? SA time?
[quote]I got accepted to Columbia yesterday. No funding decisions from any universities yet. [/quote]

Congratulations! Very excited for you. Those are good schools you have in the bag. What time did you receive the email? SA time?
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i did LLM in year 2006, about 14years ago in my country. Will like to further to Phd but felt rusty now as i have not done any research work in a long while. Can i apply again for LLM in another area of specialization? if yes, do i need to inform the school of my past study?
i did LLM in year 2006, about 14years ago in my country. Will like to further to Phd but felt rusty now as i have not done any research work in a long while. Can i apply again for LLM in another area of specialization? if yes, do i need to inform the school of my past study?
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