Finance LLM (NYU,GTWN, FORDM, BU)


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Hey everybody,

I am currently a 3L at a tier four Law School in the U.S. I am writing today to see what my chances are for acceptance at some top Finance LLM programs. Specifically, I have been looking at NYU, Georgetown, Fordham and Boston University. Below are my credentials.

My GPA is currently a 3.1 and I will graduate with a "Concentration in International Law."

I am a member of my schools Law Review.

I was a research assistant for a corporate Finance Law Professor here at my school.

I have completed and passed my Level I CFA examination and have scheduled my Level II for June, 2013.

I am currently Law Clerking at an incubator Hedge Fund. This is my motive behind gaining my LLM in Finance Law. The Hedge Fund is growing at a fast rate. They have communicated, to me, their desire to hire an in house counsel and their belief that an LLM would enable me to undertake this responsibility.

The above pretty much sums up my pertinent credentials. I know T4 graduates face an uphill battle, especially when dealing with more prestigious schools. Also, my undergrad performance wasn't all that great. Pretty much the reason I attended a T4 to begin with. Anyway, any input would be greatly appreciated. I'm having trouble locating admissions statistic for LLM Programs and when I call the schools I don't get much concrete information. Hopefully someone on here can assist me.

Thanks!
Hey everybody,

I am currently a 3L at a tier four Law School in the U.S. I am writing today to see what my chances are for acceptance at some top Finance LLM programs. Specifically, I have been looking at NYU, Georgetown, Fordham and Boston University. Below are my credentials.

My GPA is currently a 3.1 and I will graduate with a "Concentration in International Law."

I am a member of my schools Law Review.

I was a research assistant for a corporate Finance Law Professor here at my school.

I have completed and passed my Level I CFA examination and have scheduled my Level II for June, 2013.

I am currently Law Clerking at an incubator Hedge Fund. This is my motive behind gaining my LLM in Finance Law. The Hedge Fund is growing at a fast rate. They have communicated, to me, their desire to hire an in house counsel and their belief that an LLM would enable me to undertake this responsibility.

The above pretty much sums up my pertinent credentials. I know T4 graduates face an uphill battle, especially when dealing with more prestigious schools. Also, my undergrad performance wasn't all that great. Pretty much the reason I attended a T4 to begin with. Anyway, any input would be greatly appreciated. I'm having trouble locating admissions statistic for LLM Programs and when I call the schools I don't get much concrete information. Hopefully someone on here can assist me.

Thanks!


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I'm on the faculty at the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware, and we have a Corporate and Business Law LL.M. program that might be of interest to you. If you're curious, check it out at law.widener.edu, and shoot me an e-mail if you have questions. (ebluce[at]widener.edu)

Most of our LL.M. students are international, but several in past years have been U.S. law graduates with profiles similar to yours.

Good luck!

--Prof. Luce
I'm on the faculty at the Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, Delaware, and we have a Corporate and Business Law LL.M. program that might be of interest to you. If you're curious, check it out at law.widener.edu, and shoot me an e-mail if you have questions. (ebluce[at]widener.edu)

Most of our LL.M. students are international, but several in past years have been U.S. law graduates with profiles similar to yours.

Good luck!

--Prof. Luce
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