USA v UK LLM


gass-
I am sure many of us are or have been in a similar situation. Hence looking for an exchange of opinions and experiences...

What do you think about doing LLM at a top US uni vs. a top UK uni?
For example, while waiting for replies from a few other institutions so far I have been admitted by both Chicago and LSE...

I am interested especially in what the European students have to say because studying in UK means being able to benefit from the much lower EU fees. Meaning studying LLM in the US would be a much more expensive option.

Also since it is hard for the non-US citizens to get employed in the US after the LLM, studying in UK/London would provide a better base for job applications & interviews. Since I have a non-qualifying law degree the year spent in UK/London would be the perfect time to apply to city firms before completing the GDL and LPC.

Another question, what is the reputation of LSE and/or other UK schools in US? Vice versa, what is the reputation of US schools in Europe/ outside US?

Looking forward to your valuable comments!
I am sure many of us are or have been in a similar situation. Hence looking for an exchange of opinions and experiences...

What do you think about doing LLM at a top US uni vs. a top UK uni?
For example, while waiting for replies from a few other institutions so far I have been admitted by both Chicago and LSE...

I am interested especially in what the European students have to say because studying in UK means being able to benefit from the much lower EU fees. Meaning studying LLM in the US would be a much more expensive option.

Also since it is hard for the non-US citizens to get employed in the US after the LLM, studying in UK/London would provide a better base for job applications & interviews. Since I have a non-qualifying law degree the year spent in UK/London would be the perfect time to apply to city firms before completing the GDL and LPC.

Another question, what is the reputation of LSE and/or other UK schools in US? Vice versa, what is the reputation of US schools in Europe/ outside US?

Looking forward to your valuable comments!
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BBKing
definitely US!


I am sure many of us are or have been in a similar situation. Hence looking for an exchange of opinions and experiences...

What do you think about doing LLM at a top US uni vs. a top UK uni?
For example, while waiting for replies from a few other institutions so far I have been admitted by both Chicago and LSE...

I am interested especially in what the European students have to say because studying in UK means being able to benefit from the much lower EU fees. Meaning studying LLM in the US would be a much more expensive option.

Also since it is hard for the non-US citizens to get employed in the US after the LLM, studying in UK/London would provide a better base for job applications & interviews. Since I have a non-qualifying law degree the year spent in UK/London would be the perfect time to apply to city firms before completing the GDL and LPC.

Another question, what is the reputation of LSE and/or other UK schools in US? Vice versa, what is the reputation of US schools in Europe/ outside US?

Looking forward to your valuable comments!
definitely US!


<blockquote>I am sure many of us are or have been in a similar situation. Hence looking for an exchange of opinions and experiences...

What do you think about doing LLM at a top US uni vs. a top UK uni?
For example, while waiting for replies from a few other institutions so far I have been admitted by both Chicago and LSE...

I am interested especially in what the European students have to say because studying in UK means being able to benefit from the much lower EU fees. Meaning studying LLM in the US would be a much more expensive option.

Also since it is hard for the non-US citizens to get employed in the US after the LLM, studying in UK/London would provide a better base for job applications & interviews. Since I have a non-qualifying law degree the year spent in UK/London would be the perfect time to apply to city firms before completing the GDL and LPC.

Another question, what is the reputation of LSE and/or other UK schools in US? Vice versa, what is the reputation of US schools in Europe/ outside US?

Looking forward to your valuable comments!</blockquote>
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gass-
would you mind to elaborate?
would you mind to elaborate?
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ohim500
I think if you assess two of them on your mind it may be something prejudiced so It's supposed to be based on the LLM world raking the last two years that it probably indicates that which one is better.

http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2012/law-and-legal-studies
http://www.guardian.co.uk/higher-education-network/2011/sep/06/top-100-world-university-rankings-law-2011

both of them LSE is slight higher than Chicago and I think for social science including Law LSE makes me not feel that it's inferior other law schools at all.

Hope this may be helpful even a bit.
I think if you assess two of them on your mind it may be something prejudiced so It's supposed to be based on the LLM world raking the last two years that it probably indicates that which one is better.

http://www.topuniversities.com/university-rankings/university-subject-rankings/2012/law-and-legal-studies
http://www.guardian.co.uk/higher-education-network/2011/sep/06/top-100-world-university-rankings-law-2011

both of them LSE is slight higher than Chicago and I think for social science including Law LSE makes me not feel that it's inferior other law schools at all.

Hope this may be helpful even a bit.
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Brainy Smu...
Also since it is hard for the non-US citizens to get employed in the US after the LLM, studying in UK/London would provide a better base for job applications & interviews. Since I have a non-qualifying law degree the year spent in UK/London would be the perfect time to apply to city firms before completing the GDL and LPC.



You answered your own question with this statement.

Good luck at LSE.
<blockquote>Also since it is hard for the non-US citizens to get employed in the US after the LLM, studying in UK/London would provide a better base for job applications & interviews. Since I have a non-qualifying law degree the year spent in UK/London would be the perfect time to apply to city firms before completing the GDL and LPC.</blockquote>


You answered your own question with this statement.

Good luck at LSE.
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gass-
Also since it is hard for the non-US citizens to get employed in the US after the LLM, studying in UK/London would provide a better base for job applications & interviews. Since I have a non-qualifying law degree the year spent in UK/London would be the perfect time to apply to city firms before completing the GDL and LPC.



You answered your own question with this statement.

Good luck at LSE.


haha... thanks... i still have time to think about it, but i like your answer because it shows how people often know the answer themselves, its just a matter of digging it out
<blockquote><blockquote>Also since it is hard for the non-US citizens to get employed in the US after the LLM, studying in UK/London would provide a better base for job applications & interviews. Since I have a non-qualifying law degree the year spent in UK/London would be the perfect time to apply to city firms before completing the GDL and LPC.</blockquote>


You answered your own question with this statement.

Good luck at LSE.</blockquote>

haha... thanks... i still have time to think about it, but i like your answer because it shows how people often know the answer themselves, its just a matter of digging it out
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gass-
thx ohim500!
thx ohim500!
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