Will I get into Oxford/Cambridge LLM?


Hello all, please give me some advice as to my prospects in getting into the Cambridge or Oxford LLM. If you don't have the time, just saying likely/unlikely would still be helpful! My preference is Cambridge if that means anything.

Here is my situation:

- Australian Law School (not a top one, but still fairly respected)
- LLB (Honours) (no 'double degree')
- Expecting First Class Honours (requires mark of 76% - I'm expecting c. 78%)
- Interest in International Law, and have taken associated subjects during my LLB
- Did a semester of study overseas (Asia) & received a scholarship for this
- Have topped a couple of subjects
- Interned at the UN
- Interned for Sydney International Trade NGO
- Worked for small Sydney Law Firm part time
- Have represented my university in a few national and international competitions

I haven't started any charities, have not interned with any judges, have yet to publish any work (although I'm working on this), haven't really excelled in any sport, and haven't received any massive awards.

Thanks in advance. If you think I won't get Oxbridge - would I stand a better chance at LSE/King's College?
Hello all, please give me some advice as to my prospects in getting into the Cambridge or Oxford LLM. If you don't have the time, just saying likely/unlikely would still be helpful! My preference is Cambridge if that means anything.

Here is my situation:

- Australian Law School (not a top one, but still fairly respected)
- LLB (Honours) (no 'double degree')
- Expecting First Class Honours (requires mark of 76% - I'm expecting c. 78%)
- Interest in International Law, and have taken associated subjects during my LLB
- Did a semester of study overseas (Asia) & received a scholarship for this
- Have topped a couple of subjects
- Interned at the UN
- Interned for Sydney International Trade NGO
- Worked for small Sydney Law Firm part time
- Have represented my university in a few national and international competitions

I haven't started any charities, have not interned with any judges, have yet to publish any work (although I'm working on this), haven't really excelled in any sport, and haven't received any massive awards.

Thanks in advance. If you think I won't get Oxbridge - would I stand a better chance at LSE/King's College?
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F_Cvl
Hello all, please give me some advice as to my prospects in getting into the Cambridge or Oxford LLM. If you don't have the time, just saying likely/unlikely would still be helpful! My preference is Cambridge if that means anything.

Here is my situation:

- Australian Law School (not a top one, but still fairly respected)
- LLB (Honours) (no 'double degree')
- Expecting First Class Honours (requires mark of 76% - I'm expecting c. 78%)
- Interest in International Law, and have taken associated subjects during my LLB
- Did a semester of study overseas (Asia) & received a scholarship for this
- Have topped a couple of subjects
- Interned at the UN
- Interned for Sydney International Trade NGO
- Worked for small Sydney Law Firm part time
- Have represented my university in a few national and international competitions

I haven't started any charities, have not interned with any judges, have yet to publish any work (although I'm working on this), haven't really excelled in any sport, and haven't received any massive awards.

Thanks in advance. If you think I won't get Oxbridge - would I stand a better chance at LSE/King's College?


Hey there! I've been accepted to both Oxford and Cambridge and it seems like you have some fair chances to get in. I'd say that your chances are higher at Cambridge though because the Oxford BCL is extremely competitive and has a very limited intake. Keep on working on that CV and you should be fine for the Cam LLM.
Best,
[quote]Hello all, please give me some advice as to my prospects in getting into the Cambridge or Oxford LLM. If you don't have the time, just saying likely/unlikely would still be helpful! My preference is Cambridge if that means anything.

Here is my situation:

- Australian Law School (not a top one, but still fairly respected)
- LLB (Honours) (no 'double degree')
- Expecting First Class Honours (requires mark of 76% - I'm expecting c. 78%)
- Interest in International Law, and have taken associated subjects during my LLB
- Did a semester of study overseas (Asia) & received a scholarship for this
- Have topped a couple of subjects
- Interned at the UN
- Interned for Sydney International Trade NGO
- Worked for small Sydney Law Firm part time
- Have represented my university in a few national and international competitions

I haven't started any charities, have not interned with any judges, have yet to publish any work (although I'm working on this), haven't really excelled in any sport, and haven't received any massive awards.

Thanks in advance. If you think I won't get Oxbridge - would I stand a better chance at LSE/King's College?[/quote]

Hey there! I've been accepted to both Oxford and Cambridge and it seems like you have some fair chances to get in. I'd say that your chances are higher at Cambridge though because the Oxford BCL is extremely competitive and has a very limited intake. Keep on working on that CV and you should be fine for the Cam LLM.
Best,
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Hey there! I've been accepted to both Oxford and Cambridge and it seems like you have some fair chances to get in. I'd say that your chances are higher at Cambridge though because the Oxford BCL is extremely competitive and has a very limited intake. Keep on working on that CV and you should be fine for the Cam LLM.
Best,


Thanks for the insight and the confidence boost. Fortunately I was learning towards the Cambridge program anyway!
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Hey there! I've been accepted to both Oxford and Cambridge and it seems like you have some fair chances to get in. I'd say that your chances are higher at Cambridge though because the Oxford BCL is extremely competitive and has a very limited intake. Keep on working on that CV and you should be fine for the Cam LLM.
Best,
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Thanks for the insight and the confidence boost. Fortunately I was learning towards the Cambridge program anyway!
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Mombastic
Hello all, please give me some advice as to my prospects in getting into the Cambridge or Oxford LLM. If you don't have the time, just saying likely/unlikely would still be helpful! My preference is Cambridge if that means anything.

Here is my situation:

- Australian Law School (not a top one, but still fairly respected)
- LLB (Honours) (no 'double degree')
- Expecting First Class Honours (requires mark of 76% - I'm expecting c. 78%)
- Interest in International Law, and have taken associated subjects during my LLB
- Did a semester of study overseas (Asia) & received a scholarship for this
- Have topped a couple of subjects
- Interned at the UN
- Interned for Sydney International Trade NGO
- Worked for small Sydney Law Firm part time
- Have represented my university in a few national and international competitions

I haven't started any charities, have not interned with any judges, have yet to publish any work (although I'm working on this), haven't really excelled in any sport, and haven't received any massive awards.

Thanks in advance. If you think I won't get Oxbridge - would I stand a better chance at LSE/King's College?


Hey there! I've been accepted to both Oxford and Cambridge and it seems like you have some fair chances to get in. I'd say that your chances are higher at Cambridge though because the Oxford BCL is extremely competitive and has a very limited intake. Keep on working on that CV and you should be fine for the Cam LLM.
Best,


That's a false stereotype. One of my friends and I were rejected by Cambridge and both got Oxford instead. I have no idea how the HR process at Cambridge works to be honest.

About the question itself, a) it doesn't matter the law school you're coming from (so dw about that), b) I think you're in a pretty good position based on the experience, but c) anyways Oxbridge care a lot about the grades. Have no idea what 78% is in Australia, but try getting the highest grades you can.

Best of luck :)
[quote][quote]Hello all, please give me some advice as to my prospects in getting into the Cambridge or Oxford LLM. If you don't have the time, just saying likely/unlikely would still be helpful! My preference is Cambridge if that means anything.

Here is my situation:

- Australian Law School (not a top one, but still fairly respected)
- LLB (Honours) (no 'double degree')
- Expecting First Class Honours (requires mark of 76% - I'm expecting c. 78%)
- Interest in International Law, and have taken associated subjects during my LLB
- Did a semester of study overseas (Asia) & received a scholarship for this
- Have topped a couple of subjects
- Interned at the UN
- Interned for Sydney International Trade NGO
- Worked for small Sydney Law Firm part time
- Have represented my university in a few national and international competitions

I haven't started any charities, have not interned with any judges, have yet to publish any work (although I'm working on this), haven't really excelled in any sport, and haven't received any massive awards.

Thanks in advance. If you think I won't get Oxbridge - would I stand a better chance at LSE/King's College?[/quote]

Hey there! I've been accepted to both Oxford and Cambridge and it seems like you have some fair chances to get in. I'd say that your chances are higher at Cambridge though because the Oxford BCL is extremely competitive and has a very limited intake. Keep on working on that CV and you should be fine for the Cam LLM.
Best,
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That's a false stereotype. One of my friends and I were rejected by Cambridge and both got Oxford instead. I have no idea how the HR process at Cambridge works to be honest.

About the question itself, a) it doesn't matter the law school you're coming from (so dw about that), b) I think you're in a pretty good position based on the experience, but c) anyways Oxbridge care a lot about the grades. Have no idea what 78% is in Australia, but try getting the highest grades you can.

Best of luck :)
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Hello all, please give me some advice as to my prospects in getting into the Cambridge or Oxford LLM. If you don't have the time, just saying likely/unlikely would still be helpful! My preference is Cambridge if that means anything.

Here is my situation:

- Australian Law School (not a top one, but still fairly respected)
- LLB (Honours) (no 'double degree')
- Expecting First Class Honours (requires mark of 76% - I'm expecting c. 78%)
- Interest in International Law, and have taken associated subjects during my LLB
- Did a semester of study overseas (Asia) & received a scholarship for this
- Have topped a couple of subjects
- Interned at the UN
- Interned for Sydney International Trade NGO
- Worked for small Sydney Law Firm part time
- Have represented my university in a few national and international competitions

I haven't started any charities, have not interned with any judges, have yet to publish any work (although I'm working on this), haven't really excelled in any sport, and haven't received any massive awards.

Thanks in advance. If you think I won't get Oxbridge - would I stand a better chance at LSE/King's College?


Hey there! I've been accepted to both Oxford and Cambridge and it seems like you have some fair chances to get in. I'd say that your chances are higher at Cambridge though because the Oxford BCL is extremely competitive and has a very limited intake. Keep on working on that CV and you should be fine for the Cam LLM.
Best,


That's a false stereotype. One of my friends and I were rejected by Cambridge and both got Oxford instead. I have no idea how the HR process at Cambridge works to be honest.

About the question itself, a) it doesn't matter the law school you're coming from (so dw about that), b) I think you're in a pretty good position based on the experience, but c) anyways Oxbridge care a lot about the grades. Have no idea what 78% is in Australia, but try getting the highest grades you can.

Best of luck :)


Thanks! It's equivalent to just scraping a low first class in the UK I think! Does that change things?
[quote][quote][quote]Hello all, please give me some advice as to my prospects in getting into the Cambridge or Oxford LLM. If you don't have the time, just saying likely/unlikely would still be helpful! My preference is Cambridge if that means anything.

Here is my situation:

- Australian Law School (not a top one, but still fairly respected)
- LLB (Honours) (no 'double degree')
- Expecting First Class Honours (requires mark of 76% - I'm expecting c. 78%)
- Interest in International Law, and have taken associated subjects during my LLB
- Did a semester of study overseas (Asia) & received a scholarship for this
- Have topped a couple of subjects
- Interned at the UN
- Interned for Sydney International Trade NGO
- Worked for small Sydney Law Firm part time
- Have represented my university in a few national and international competitions

I haven't started any charities, have not interned with any judges, have yet to publish any work (although I'm working on this), haven't really excelled in any sport, and haven't received any massive awards.

Thanks in advance. If you think I won't get Oxbridge - would I stand a better chance at LSE/King's College?[/quote]

Hey there! I've been accepted to both Oxford and Cambridge and it seems like you have some fair chances to get in. I'd say that your chances are higher at Cambridge though because the Oxford BCL is extremely competitive and has a very limited intake. Keep on working on that CV and you should be fine for the Cam LLM.
Best,
[/quote]

That's a false stereotype. One of my friends and I were rejected by Cambridge and both got Oxford instead. I have no idea how the HR process at Cambridge works to be honest.

About the question itself, a) it doesn't matter the law school you're coming from (so dw about that), b) I think you're in a pretty good position based on the experience, but c) anyways Oxbridge care a lot about the grades. Have no idea what 78% is in Australia, but try getting the highest grades you can.

Best of luck :) [/quote]

Thanks! It's equivalent to just scraping a low first class in the UK I think! Does that change things?
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Mombastic


Hey there! I've been accepted to both Oxford and Cambridge and it seems like you have some fair chances to get in. I'd say that your chances are higher at Cambridge though because the Oxford BCL is extremely competitive and has a very limited intake. Keep on working on that CV and you should be fine for the Cam LLM.
Best,


That's a false stereotype. One of my friends and I were rejected by Cambridge and both got Oxford instead. I have no idea how the HR process at Cambridge works to be honest.

About the question itself, a) it doesn't matter the law school you're coming from (so dw about that), b) I think you're in a pretty good position based on the experience, but c) anyways Oxbridge care a lot about the grades. Have no idea what 78% is in Australia, but try getting the highest grades you can.

Best of luck :)


Thanks! It's equivalent to just scraping a low first class in the UK I think! Does that change things?


Np! if it's 1st, you're in a good position, but what differentiates you from the others is the % of your cohort. If the top is 15%, it's good :)

Edit: everyone received 1st from the LLB, so it's a must :)

[Edited by Mombastic on Jun 26, 2019]

[quote][quote][quote][quote]Hello all, please give me some advice as to my prospects in getting into the Cambridge or Oxford LLM. If you don't have the time, just saying likely/unlikely would still be helpful! My preference is Cambridge if that means anything.

Here is my situation:

- Australian Law School (not a top one, but still fairly respected)
- LLB (Honours) (no 'double degree')
- Expecting First Class Honours (requires mark of 76% - I'm expecting c. 78%)
- Interest in International Law, and have taken associated subjects during my LLB
- Did a semester of study overseas (Asia) & received a scholarship for this
- Have topped a couple of subjects
- Interned at the UN
- Interned for Sydney International Trade NGO
- Worked for small Sydney Law Firm part time
- Have represented my university in a few national and international competitions

I haven't started any charities, have not interned with any judges, have yet to publish any work (although I'm working on this), haven't really excelled in any sport, and haven't received any massive awards.

Thanks in advance. If you think I won't get Oxbridge - would I stand a better chance at LSE/King's College?[/quote]

Hey there! I've been accepted to both Oxford and Cambridge and it seems like you have some fair chances to get in. I'd say that your chances are higher at Cambridge though because the Oxford BCL is extremely competitive and has a very limited intake. Keep on working on that CV and you should be fine for the Cam LLM.
Best,
[/quote]

That's a false stereotype. One of my friends and I were rejected by Cambridge and both got Oxford instead. I have no idea how the HR process at Cambridge works to be honest.

About the question itself, a) it doesn't matter the law school you're coming from (so dw about that), b) I think you're in a pretty good position based on the experience, but c) anyways Oxbridge care a lot about the grades. Have no idea what 78% is in Australia, but try getting the highest grades you can.

Best of luck :) [/quote]

Thanks! It's equivalent to just scraping a low first class in the UK I think! Does that change things? [/quote]

Np! if it's 1st, you're in a good position, but what differentiates you from the others is the % of your cohort. If the top is 15%, it's good :)

Edit: everyone received 1st from the LLB, so it's a must :)
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Np! if it's 1st, you're in a good position, but what differentiates you from the others is the % of your cohort. If the top is 15%, it's good :)

Edit: everyone received 1st from the LLB, so it's a must :)


Ah I see! Sorry I thought I had included that in my original post. Unfortunately I'm still working on getting my exact percentage (my university doesn't automatically provide it), but I think my grades are somewhere in the top 5-10% of grads.
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Np! if it's 1st, you're in a good position, but what differentiates you from the others is the % of your cohort. If the top is 15%, it's good :)

Edit: everyone received 1st from the LLB, so it's a must :)[/quote]

Ah I see! Sorry I thought I had included that in my original post. Unfortunately I'm still working on getting my exact percentage (my university doesn't automatically provide it), but I think my grades are somewhere in the top 5-10% of grads.
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