Executive LLM?


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I am considering the Executive (online) LLM program in Taxation at NYU and Georgetown. Can anyone give me a sense of how employers view the online degree programs from top schools? The online curriculum is supposed to be an exact duplicate of courses given at the schools themselves. Honestly, I never have bought the idea that you learn much from your classmates relative to the professors themselves, so I don't have any qualms about online programs. But I did wonder if employers gave them much respect. Is there a discernible disadvantage professionally to completed a well-regarded program online rather than in person?

I am considering the Executive (online) LLM program in Taxation at NYU and Georgetown. Can anyone give me a sense of how employers view the online degree programs from top schools? The online curriculum is supposed to be an exact duplicate of courses given at the schools themselves. Honestly, I never have bought the idea that you learn much from your classmates relative to the professors themselves, so I don't have any qualms about online programs. But I did wonder if employers gave them much respect. Is there a discernible disadvantage professionally to completed a well-regarded program online rather than in person?
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chicken so...

As you are probably aware, these are great schools for a tax career. Employers know the brands, and because of this they would probably have fewer qualms than if it was an in-class program.

As far as I know -- check with the schools to make sure -- online students have the same access to career services as in-class students would. This is important because it means that you can leverage the connections they have with the Big 4 and other firms where the schools have relationships.

As you are probably aware, these are great schools for a tax career. Employers know the brands, and because of this they would probably have fewer qualms than if it was an in-class program.

As far as I know -- check with the schools to make sure -- online students have the same access to career services as in-class students would. This is important because it means that you can leverage the connections they have with the Big 4 and other firms where the schools have relationships.
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