LSE Applications 2022-2023


chepdouti

Dear all,

Does anyone know whether we can put a work supervisor as a referee (say for instance a partner in a law firm who's an LSE alumni) or do they require strictly academic referees?

Thanks in advence!

Dear all,

Does anyone know whether we can put a work supervisor as a referee (say for instance a partner in a law firm who's an LSE alumni) or do they require strictly academic referees?

Thanks in advence!
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sheyf

You could. I did that last time and got accepted. My application was for 2014/2015. 

You could. I did that last time and got accepted. My application was for 2014/2015. 
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chepdouti

Thank you. How much work experience did you have by then? I'm wondering if they only accept professional references from people who had graduated a long time ago (which is not my case).

Thank you. How much work experience did you have by then? I'm wondering if they only accept professional references from people who had graduated a long time ago (which is not my case).
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LSE's Supporting Documents page has the details on when it's OK to submit a professional reference.

Graduated after Jan 2020/ Current student: Academic references only

Graduated before Jan 2020: One professional reference accepted, preferably most recent employer

Graduated before Jan 2018: Two professional references accepted if you can't provide academic references.

They do re-state that it's in the applicant's interest to nominate academic referees wherever possible. I can't seem to paste the link into this box, but if you go to the LLM page, under "Assessing your Application" there is a link to "See further information on supporting documents".

LSE's Supporting Documents page has the details on when it's OK to submit a professional reference. <br><br>Graduated after Jan 2020/ Current student: Academic references only <br><br>Graduated before Jan 2020: One professional reference accepted, preferably most recent employer<br><br>Graduated before Jan 2018: Two professional references accepted if you can't provide academic references. <br><br>They do re-state that it's in the applicant's interest to nominate academic referees wherever possible. I can't seem to paste the link into this box, but if you go to the LLM page, under "Assessing your Application" there is a link to "See further information on supporting documents".<br>
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sheyf

Thank you. How much work experience did you have by then? I'm wondering if they only accept professional references from people who had graduated a long time ago (which is not my case).



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I had around 4-5 years of experience practising in a firm. 

[quote]Thank you. How much work experience did you have by then? I'm wondering if they only accept professional references from people who had graduated a long time ago (which is not my case). [/quote]<br><br><br>——————————<br><br>I had around 4-5 years of experience practising in a firm.&nbsp;
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Andi287

Have the 2022-23 applications opened yet? Seems this year it is getting delayed.

Have the 2022-23 applications opened yet? Seems this year it is getting delayed.
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llm 2022

Have the 2022-23 applications opened yet? Seems this year it is getting delayed.

they are accepting application 

[quote]Have the 2022-23 applications opened yet? Seems this year it is getting delayed. [/quote]<br>they are accepting application&nbsp;
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KA943009

LSE's Supporting Documents page has the details on when it's OK to submit a professional reference.

Graduated after Jan 2020/ Current student: Academic references only

Graduated before Jan 2020: One professional reference accepted, preferably most recent employer

Graduated before Jan 2018: Two professional references accepted if you can't provide academic references.

They do re-state that it's in the applicant's interest to nominate academic referees wherever possible. I can't seem to paste the link into this box, but if you go to the LLM page, under "Assessing your Application" there is a link to "See further information on supporting documents".


Hi, I did see this on the admissions page, but it is no longer there since the applications opened. I sent in a query through their form, but no response. I want to submit one professional and one academic reference, I wonder if I should just go ahead and do that anyway

[quote]LSE's Supporting Documents page has the details on when it's OK to submit a professional reference. <br><br>Graduated after Jan 2020/ Current student: Academic references only <br><br>Graduated before Jan 2020: One professional reference accepted, preferably most recent employer<br><br>Graduated before Jan 2018: Two professional references accepted if you can't provide academic references. <br><br>They do re-state that it's in the applicant's interest to nominate academic referees wherever possible. I can't seem to paste the link into this box, but if you go to the LLM page, under "Assessing your Application" there is a link to "See further information on supporting documents".<br> [/quote]<br><br>Hi, I did see this on the admissions page, but it is no longer there since the applications opened. I sent in a query through their form, but no response. I want to submit one professional and one academic reference, I wonder if I should just go ahead and do that anyway
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seriouslyl...

Anyone applied yet?

Anyone applied yet?
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kaoboy_007

Hello - I've applied last week, have 5 years PQE. Best to all - R

Hello - I've applied last week, have 5 years PQE. Best to all - R
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Hello guys!
I will complete my application this weekend. Is it too late?  

Hello guys!<br>I will complete my application this weekend. Is it too late?&nbsp;&nbsp;
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seriouslyl...

Hello guys!
I will complete my application this weekend. Is it too late?  


no, it should be fine!

[quote]Hello guys!<br>I will complete my application this weekend. Is it too late?&nbsp;&nbsp; [/quote]<br><br>no, it should be fine!
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donmiguel

Hi guys!

Is anyone acquainted with the theory of dropping transcripts? According to applicants from last year, whoever's transcript fell below their references - received offers in January. Does anyone know if this theory is true? How does it look in your case? 

The order shall thus be like: Administration fee - Passed Check

Statement of academic purpose - Received

CV / Resume - Received

First reference - Passed Check 

Second reference - Passed Check 

Transcript Copy  - Received



Thanks for your help!

[Edited by donmiguel on Dec 07, 2021]

Hi guys!<br><br>Is anyone acquainted with the theory of dropping transcripts? According to applicants from last year, whoever's transcript fell below their references - received offers in January. Does anyone know if this theory is true? How does it look in your case?&nbsp;<br><br>The order shall thus be like:&nbsp;<div>Administration fee - Passed Check<br>
</div><div>Statement of academic purpose - Received<br>
</div><div>CV / Resume - Received<br>
</div><div>First reference - Passed Check&nbsp;<br>
</div><div>Second reference - Passed Check&nbsp;<br>
</div><div>Transcript Copy&nbsp; - Received<br>
</div><div><br>
</div><div>Thanks for your help!</div>
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chepdouti

Does anyone know whether or not we can submit our application before our last referee has submitted their reference? One of my professor is taking awhile to submit their reference despite my best efforts in reminding him and I have not yet submitted my application to this day. 

Does anyone know whether or not we can submit our application before our last referee has submitted their reference? One of my professor is taking awhile to submit their reference despite my best efforts in reminding him and I have not yet submitted my application to this day.&nbsp;
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pt2997

Does anyone know whether or not we can submit our application before our last referee has submitted their reference? One of my professor is taking awhile to submit their reference despite my best efforts in reminding him and I have not yet submitted my application to this day. 
    

Yes you can submit your application. I submitted my application before receiving both of my references. Your application won't be considered complete and processed by LSE admissions until you receive your second reference, but it can definitely be submitted. Hope that helps.                                                                                                       





[quote]Does anyone know whether or not we can submit our application before our last referee has submitted their reference? One of my professor is taking awhile to submit their reference despite my best efforts in reminding him and I have not yet submitted my application to this day.&nbsp; [/quote] &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br><br>Yes you can submit your application. I submitted my application before receiving both of my references. Your application won't be considered complete and processed by LSE admissions until you receive your second reference, but it can definitely be submitted. Hope that helps. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&nbsp;<br><br><br><br><br><br>
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Fawn

Hello. Has anyone heard back? Or any update?

Hello. Has anyone heard back? Or any update?
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seriouslyl...

Hello. Has anyone heard back? Or any update?


my transript dropped a few days ago! 

[quote]Hello. Has anyone heard back? Or any update? [/quote]<br><br>my transript dropped a few days ago!&nbsp;
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seriouslyl...

Hi guys!

Is anyone acquainted with the theory of dropping transcripts? According to applicants from last year, whoever's transcript fell below their references - received offers in January. Does anyone know if this theory is true? How does it look in your case? 

The order shall thus be like: Administration fee - Passed Check

Statement of academic purpose - Received

CV / Resume - Received

First reference - Passed Check 

Second reference - Passed Check 

Transcript Copy  - Received



Thanks for your help!


yes, this is how my documents look like now. It chnaged a few days ago :) 

[quote]Hi guys!<br><br>Is anyone acquainted with the theory of dropping transcripts? According to applicants from last year, whoever's transcript fell below their references - received offers in January. Does anyone know if this theory is true? How does it look in your case?&nbsp;<br><br>The order shall thus be like:&nbsp;<div>Administration fee - Passed Check<br>
</div><div>Statement of academic purpose - Received<br>
</div><div>CV / Resume - Received<br>
</div><div>First reference - Passed Check&nbsp;<br>
</div><div>Second reference - Passed Check&nbsp;<br>
</div><div>Transcript Copy&nbsp; - Received<br>
</div><div><br>
</div><div>Thanks for your help!</div> [/quote]<br><br>yes, this is how my documents look like now. It chnaged a few days ago :)&nbsp;
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!LLM2022


@seriouslylaw18: May I ask when you submitted your application?


<div><br></div><div>@seriouslylaw18: May I ask when you submitted your application?</div><div><br></div><div>
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pt2997

Hi guys!

Is anyone acquainted with the theory of dropping transcripts? According to applicants from last year, whoever's transcript fell below their references - received offers in January. Does anyone know if this theory is true? How does it look in your case? 

The order shall thus be like: Administration fee - Passed Check

Statement of academic purpose - Received

CV / Resume - Received

First reference - Passed Check 

Second reference - Passed Check 

Transcript Copy  - Received



Thanks for your help!


yes, this is how my documents look like now. It chnaged a few days ago :) 
 

Same here, my transcript dropped at the end of November, hoping it's a good sign! I applied mid October. 

[quote][quote]Hi guys!<br><br>Is anyone acquainted with the theory of dropping transcripts? According to applicants from last year, whoever's transcript fell below their references - received offers in January. Does anyone know if this theory is true? How does it look in your case?&nbsp;<br><br>The order shall thus be like:&nbsp;<div>Administration fee - Passed Check<br>
</div><div>Statement of academic purpose - Received<br>
</div><div>CV / Resume - Received<br>
</div><div>First reference - Passed Check&nbsp;<br>
</div><div>Second reference - Passed Check&nbsp;<br>
</div><div>Transcript Copy&nbsp; - Received<br>
</div><div><br>
</div><div>Thanks for your help!</div> [/quote]<br><br>yes, this is how my documents look like now. It chnaged a few days ago :)&nbsp; [/quote]&nbsp;<br><br>Same here, my transcript dropped at the end of November, hoping it's a good sign! I applied mid October.&nbsp;
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