LL.M. with low undergrad GPA


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Hi everyone

i'm currently in the last year of law school and i want to apply to Virginia Corporate law or Bekeley program.

My main concern is my CGPA wich is 7.5 / 10 ( about 2.9 GPA). Thing is that i have a decent work experience ( 3 years on a M&A law boutique firm as an intern), good refferences, one month of volunteer work and 2 summer schools (leiden international tax law and lse corporate law).
Do you guys think it's possible to get into virginia, berkley or any top 20 programs in usa?
Hi everyone

i'm currently in the last year of law school and i want to apply to Virginia Corporate law or Bekeley program.

My main concern is my CGPA wich is 7.5 / 10 ( about 2.9 GPA). Thing is that i have a decent work experience ( 3 years on a M&A law boutique firm as an intern), good refferences, one month of volunteer work and 2 summer schools (leiden international tax law and lse corporate law).
Do you guys think it's possible to get into virginia, berkley or any top 20 programs in usa?
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There may be some flexibility, depending on what school you went to. Law schools understand that GPAs can vary widely, and at some of the more competitive institutions (an IIT for example) a 7.5 / 10 might be considered above average.
There may be some flexibility, depending on what school you went to. Law schools understand that GPAs can vary widely, and at some of the more competitive institutions (an IIT for example) a 7.5 / 10 might be considered above average.
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Hi everyone

i'm currently in the last year of law school and i want to apply to Virginia Corporate law or Bekeley program.

My main concern is my CGPA wich is 7.5 / 10 ( about 2.9 GPA). Thing is that i have a decent work experience ( 3 years on a M&A law boutique firm as an intern), good refferences, one month of volunteer work and 2 summer schools (leiden international tax law and lse corporate law).
Do you guys think it's possible to get into virginia, berkley or any top 20 programs in usa?


With respect, I don't think you will cut an LL.M unless your English writing improves.

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[quote]Hi everyone

i'm currently in the last year of law school and i want to apply to Virginia Corporate law or Bekeley program.

My main concern is my CGPA wich is 7.5 / 10 ( about 2.9 GPA). Thing is that i have a decent work experience ( 3 years on a M&A law boutique firm as an intern), good refferences, one month of volunteer work and 2 summer schools (leiden international tax law and lse corporate law).
Do you guys think it's possible to get into virginia, berkley or any top 20 programs in usa?[/quote]

With respect, I don't think you will cut an LL.M unless your English writing improves.

wich ==> which
i ==> I
refferences ==> references
leiden ==> Leiden
lse ==> LSE
virginia ==> Virginia
berkley ==> Berkley
usa ==> USA
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Hi everyone

i'm currently in the last year of law school and i want to apply to Virginia Corporate law or Bekeley program.

My main concern is my CGPA wich is 7.5 / 10 ( about 2.9 GPA). Thing is that i have a decent work experience ( 3 years on a M&A law boutique firm as an intern), good refferences, one month of volunteer work and 2 summer schools (leiden international tax law and lse corporate law).
Do you guys think it's possible to get into virginia, berkley or any top 20 programs in usa?


It's possible. I went to BU for my LL.M. in taxation and my undergrad GPA was 2.8 from Suffolk University. During my interview process, I found the focus was more on my J.D. performance than anything I did as an undergrad. Specifically, the aptitude I showed in tax law and related fields as a J.D. candidate.
[quote]Hi everyone

i'm currently in the last year of law school and i want to apply to Virginia Corporate law or Bekeley program.

My main concern is my CGPA wich is 7.5 / 10 ( about 2.9 GPA). Thing is that i have a decent work experience ( 3 years on a M&A law boutique firm as an intern), good refferences, one month of volunteer work and 2 summer schools (leiden international tax law and lse corporate law).
Do you guys think it's possible to get into virginia, berkley or any top 20 programs in usa?[/quote]

It's possible. I went to BU for my LL.M. in taxation and my undergrad GPA was 2.8 from Suffolk University. During my interview process, I found the focus was more on my J.D. performance than anything I did as an undergrad. Specifically, the aptitude I showed in tax law and related fields as a J.D. candidate.
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