Admission with 2:2 in USA Law schools


Hello!
I have a 3 year LLB from University of London, International Programme with a lower second class (2:2).
I am planning to apply to the Franklin Pierce School of Law, UNH. Is my degree and result enough to apply to any US Law Schools?
Thanks a lot!

Hello!
I have a 3 year LLB from University of London, International Programme with a lower second class (2:2).
I am planning to apply to the Franklin Pierce School of Law, UNH. Is my degree and result enough to apply to any US Law Schools?
Thanks a lot!
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jwpetterch...

That’s a good question, and only the admissions department at FP will know for sure. I don’t want to be too cynical, but so many US LLMs for foreign students are seen as cash cows, so if you can pay and have a pulse, they will take you. The bigger issue is whether you intend to take a US bar exam somewhere, because frankly unless you’re doing that the whole US LLM is a waste of time and money. There are states which will allow you to sit for the bar exam with an LLM and probably even with a correspondence LLB, but it’s going to be a close call, even in NY where I practice, and you’ll need to take the appropriate modules to be able to sit for the exam.

That’s a good question, and only the admissions department at FP will know for sure. I don’t want to be too cynical, but so many US LLMs for foreign students are seen as cash cows, so if you can pay and have a pulse, they will take you. The bigger issue is whether you intend to take a US bar exam somewhere, because frankly unless you’re doing that the whole US LLM is a waste of time and money. There are states which will allow you to sit for the bar exam with an LLM and probably even with a correspondence LLB, but it’s going to be a close call, even in NY where I practice, and you’ll need to take the appropriate modules to be able to sit for the exam.
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chicken so...

Ask them directly.

My sense is that you should be ok for this school - it's not as competitive as some of the more in-demand LLMs.

Make sure when you approach them or when you are applying, that you mention anything else interesting about your profile (work experience, internships, publications, excellent TOEFL / IELTS scores, etc.) that can help offset any fears that they might have about somebody with your GPA.

Ask them directly.<br><br>My sense is that you should be ok for this school - it's not as competitive as some of the more in-demand LLMs.<br><br>Make sure when you approach them or when you are applying, that you mention anything else interesting about your profile (work experience, internships, publications, excellent TOEFL / IELTS scores, etc.) that can help offset any fears that they might have about somebody with your GPA.
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