LLM applicants - Personal Statement


Hello,

I am a french student currently applying for american law schools including SMU, Harvard and NYU for a LLM degree .

I would really appreciate your help with questions regarding the Harvard Personal Statement:

The LL.M. Application Full Instructions 2018-2019 state that the Personal Statement should be divided into two parts:

(A) Briefly describe either an important issue in your field of interest or a current legal problem facing a particular country, region, or the world, and then propose a theoretical framework or a legal analysis or strategy to address this issue.

(B) Please tell us something about yourself — in particular, why you wish to pursue an LL.M. degree at Harvard and how doing so connects with what you have done in the past and what you plan to do in the future.

However, when reading books like "50 successful harvard application essays" and other Harvard essays, I don't really see how those instructions are being applied. And I don't see two distinctive parts either.

I am wondering if I should follow the style of those essays? Does anyone have an example of Harvard LLM Personal Statements?

Thank you in advance for your suggestions !
Hello,

I am a french student currently applying for american law schools including SMU, Harvard and NYU for a LLM degree .

I would really appreciate your help with questions regarding the Harvard Personal Statement:

The LL.M. Application Full Instructions 2018-2019 state that the Personal Statement should be divided into two parts:

(A) Briefly describe either an important issue in your field of interest or a current legal problem facing a particular country, region, or the world, and then propose a theoretical framework or a legal analysis or strategy to address this issue.

(B) Please tell us something about yourself — in particular, why you wish to pursue an LL.M. degree at Harvard and how doing so connects with what you have done in the past and what you plan to do in the future.

However, when reading books like "50 successful harvard application essays" and other Harvard essays, I don't really see how those instructions are being applied. And I don't see two distinctive parts either.

I am wondering if I should follow the style of those essays? Does anyone have an example of Harvard LLM Personal Statements?

Thank you in advance for your suggestions !
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So, while I haven't read that book, it looks geared towards applicants who are applying to Harvard's undergraduate program.

Of course the requirements and prompts will be different between the undergraduate application and the LLM one. You should follow the instructions.
So, while I haven't read that book, it looks geared towards applicants who are applying to Harvard's undergraduate program.

Of course the requirements and prompts will be different between the undergraduate application and the LLM one. You should follow the instructions.
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Ok that is what I was also thinking.

Thank you so much for your response!

So, while I haven't read that book, it looks geared towards applicants who are applying to Harvard's undergraduate program.

Of course the requirements and prompts will be different between the undergraduate application and the LLM one. You should follow the instructions.
Ok that is what I was also thinking.

Thank you so much for your response!

[quote]So, while I haven't read that book, it looks geared towards applicants who are applying to Harvard's undergraduate program.

Of course the requirements and prompts will be different between the undergraduate application and the LLM one. You should follow the instructions. [/quote]
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