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pra608

I got admitted to LL.M. in Taxation program at NU Law. Anybody here wanna go to NU Law in fall 2006?

I got admitted to LL.M. in Taxation program at NU Law. Anybody here wanna go to NU Law in fall 2006?
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quentin

Hi and congratulations! I am interested in taking the LLM in taxation at NU law though for the year after this. Are you from the US or anywhere else?
Bye

Hi and congratulations! I am interested in taking the LLM in taxation at NU law though for the year after this. Are you from the US or anywhere else?
Bye
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pra608

I'm from Thailand. Nice to see ya.

I'm from Thailand. Nice to see ya.
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Roberto27

I'm in the General LL.M.

I'm in the General LL.M.
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pra608

Who finally chose to go to NU?

my msn is praphrut@hotmail.com
my email is pra608@yahoo.com

Who finally chose to go to NU?

my msn is praphrut@hotmail.com
my email is pra608@yahoo.com
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janosovd

My girlfriend is in their Llm right now, and graduating in a few weeks. Of 30 students in her class she is 1 of the 6 that have secured employment anywhere in the US. 3 are working for the government (she is in the chief cousel's office for the department of the treasury in NYC), and the other 3 are working for accounting firms (not actually practicing law). To make matters worse, she got her job on a fluke, and there technically should only be 5 employed students. Take it for what you will...but its the truth.

My girlfriend is in their Llm right now, and graduating in a few weeks. Of 30 students in her class she is 1 of the 6 that have secured employment anywhere in the US. 3 are working for the government (she is in the chief cousel's office for the department of the treasury in NYC), and the other 3 are working for accounting firms (not actually practicing law). To make matters worse, she got her job on a fluke, and there technically should only be 5 employed students. Take it for what you will...but its the truth.
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NC2006

I have accepted the general LLM offer. You are right the placement scene is not that good. I have a close friend who is in the current llm class and still has no job offer. I did attend the day at northwestern law and spoke to current students about placements - the response was average. Again you are correct in saying they do get employed by accounting firms. I know the job scene is pretty sad - but lets hope for the best!!!!

I have accepted the general LLM offer. You are right the placement scene is not that good. I have a close friend who is in the current llm class and still has no job offer. I did attend the day at northwestern law and spoke to current students about placements - the response was average. Again you are correct in saying they do get employed by accounting firms. I know the job scene is pretty sad - but lets hope for the best!!!!
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pra608

Thanks everyone.

Hope to see you guys at NU.

Thanks everyone.

Hope to see you guys at NU.
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NuPu

Hey Guys!!,

I got LLM/K 2006. Hope to see u guys there.

Hey Guys!!,

I got LLM/K 2006. Hope to see u guys there.
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keyif

Congraulations! Here is the one admitted to the Graduate Tax Program at Northwestern. People always say that Chicago is extremely cold in winter. I may need some friends to warm up each other. It's pretty nice to get to know you guys in anticipation. Wish the best of luck in our future learning.

Congraulations! Here is the one admitted to the Graduate Tax Program at Northwestern. People always say that Chicago is extremely cold in winter. I may need some friends to warm up each other. It's pretty nice to get to know you guys in anticipation. Wish the best of luck in our future learning.
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Roberto27

I wish to select some tax courses at NU even though i belong to the General LL.M. so i guess we stand a good chance of meeting each other.

I wish to select some tax courses at NU even though i belong to the General LL.M. so i guess we stand a good chance of meeting each other.
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Mint

Roberto27

If you wanna study "Federal Income Taxation" at NU, you might not see any LL.M Tax students in that class as they are not allowed to take JD classes....Anyway you will still see them in other tax classes if you choose, e.g., Corporate taxation or International taxation.

Need to explain something that LL.M Tax students cannot take any JD classes, except Kellog and Tax program classes. In contrast, JD students can take either Kellog or Tax program classes. The Federal Income taxation is also a JD class.

Roberto27

If you wanna study "Federal Income Taxation" at NU, you might not see any LL.M Tax students in that class as they are not allowed to take JD classes....Anyway you will still see them in other tax classes if you choose, e.g., Corporate taxation or International taxation.

Need to explain something that LL.M Tax students cannot take any JD classes, except Kellog and Tax program classes. In contrast, JD students can take either Kellog or Tax program classes. The Federal Income taxation is also a JD class.
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Roberto27

It's interesting to note that. I didn't know it. Incidentally, an acquaintance has told me that General LL.Ms. are not really allowed to choose all JD offerings and, therefore, there are a few restrictions. You are not actually free to gear a program to your liking. I don't know which courses are forbidden for LL.Ms., though. I hope "Evidence" is not one of them.

It's interesting to note that. I didn't know it. Incidentally, an acquaintance has told me that General LL.Ms. are not really allowed to choose all JD offerings and, therefore, there are a few restrictions. You are not actually free to gear a program to your liking. I don't know which courses are forbidden for LL.Ms., though. I hope "Evidence" is not one of them.
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keyif

To Mint,
Wow, I didn't know that LL.M. Tax students are not allowed to take any JD class until you posted the information. What a pity for me. I wished to know more friends, especially American, to enrich my learning. Honestly, it is one of the reasons why I wish to study in the US---to experience American culture, which could be enhanced by making American friends. Nevertheless, this program is still my best choice for now and the area of Tax is my main interest. I hope at least the courses won't disappoint me. Wish the best of luck for all of us.

To Mint,
Wow, I didn't know that LL.M. Tax students are not allowed to take any JD class until you posted the information. What a pity for me. I wished to know more friends, especially American, to enrich my learning. Honestly, it is one of the reasons why I wish to study in the US---to experience American culture, which could be enhanced by making American friends. Nevertheless, this program is still my best choice for now and the area of Tax is my main interest. I hope at least the courses won't disappoint me. Wish the best of luck for all of us.
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keyif

To Roberto27,
Nice to get to know you. May I ask where you come from?

To Roberto27,
Nice to get to know you. May I ask where you come from?
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Roberto27

Nice to meet you too. I'm from Dominican Republic.

Nice to meet you too. I'm from Dominican Republic.
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Mint

To Mint,
Wow, I didn't know that LL.M. Tax students are not allowed to take any JD class until you posted the information. What a pity for me. I wished to know more friends, especially American, to enrich my learning. Honestly, it is one of the ,reasons why I wish to study in the US---to experience American culture, which could be enhanced by making American friends. Nevertheless, this program is still my best choice for now and the area of Tax is my main interest. I hope at least the courses won't disappoint me. Wish the best of luck for all of us.


Keyif
I was disappointed about this before. However, if you wanna enjoy your life with American students, you can do that by, for example, going to "bar review" every Thursday ( dance & drink). It is a traditional bar review of NU. The place will be changed every week around the downtown Chicago ,and the students really love this. However, there is some bad luck as Tax LL.M program will normally have its own events. The orientation is also separated from that of General LL.M. You will not be in the resposibility of the Internationl Office ( even though you are actually international student). You might not receive some school emails because you are not in the mailing list of JD and LLM. The graduation reception of Tax program is the same day of the "dinner dance" event where all other graduates will have fun, drink and dance all night, but we need to dress formally, sit and talk about taxes and careers. Tax LLM program really stays separately in this school.

Wish you enjoy your life here....try to find your own way to have fun :D

<blockquote>To Mint,
Wow, I didn't know that LL.M. Tax students are not allowed to take any JD class until you posted the information. What a pity for me. I wished to know more friends, especially American, to enrich my learning. Honestly, it is one of the ,reasons why I wish to study in the US---to experience American culture, which could be enhanced by making American friends. Nevertheless, this program is still my best choice for now and the area of Tax is my main interest. I hope at least the courses won't disappoint me. Wish the best of luck for all of us.</blockquote>

Keyif
I was disappointed about this before. However, if you wanna enjoy your life with American students, you can do that by, for example, going to "bar review" every Thursday ( dance & drink). It is a traditional bar review of NU. The place will be changed every week around the downtown Chicago ,and the students really love this. However, there is some bad luck as Tax LL.M program will normally have its own events. The orientation is also separated from that of General LL.M. You will not be in the resposibility of the Internationl Office ( even though you are actually international student). You might not receive some school emails because you are not in the mailing list of JD and LLM. The graduation reception of Tax program is the same day of the "dinner dance" event where all other graduates will have fun, drink and dance all night, but we need to dress formally, sit and talk about taxes and careers. Tax LLM program really stays separately in this school.

Wish you enjoy your life here....try to find your own way to have fun :D
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Mint

Keyif

I forgot to explain another thing. My prior explaination might have made you misunderstood. That I said Tax students cannot take any JD classes means the credits will not be counted toward your tax degree. To graduate, you need to study 24 credits of tax courses ( 12 classes). If you want to study another JD Class, you may get higher than 24 ( upto 30). However, you can not reduce your tax credits to 22 or lower and count other JD class credits instead. If you do that, you will get General LL.M, not Tax LL.M.

Nonetheless, to this extent, currently there is only 1 student who takes extra credits because he needs to take the bar exam. For other students, 12 classes provide too much workload for them to take other extra credits.

Keyif

I forgot to explain another thing. My prior explaination might have made you misunderstood. That I said Tax students cannot take any JD classes means the credits will not be counted toward your tax degree. To graduate, you need to study 24 credits of tax courses ( 12 classes). If you want to study another JD Class, you may get higher than 24 ( upto 30). However, you can not reduce your tax credits to 22 or lower and count other JD class credits instead. If you do that, you will get General LL.M, not Tax LL.M.

Nonetheless, to this extent, currently there is only 1 student who takes extra credits because he needs to take the bar exam. For other students, 12 classes provide too much workload for them to take other extra credits.
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keyif

To Mint,
Thank you so much for your information. It really helps me a lot. I have some more questions and would appreciate your views. Do you know when Northwestern initiated its Tax Program? And how much do you know about the placement of this program? and if I plan to sit for the bar exam, which additional class should I take? How about the class size? Thank you in anticipation.

To Mint,
Thank you so much for your information. It really helps me a lot. I have some more questions and would appreciate your views. Do you know when Northwestern initiated its Tax Program? And how much do you know about the placement of this program? and if I plan to sit for the bar exam, which additional class should I take? How about the class size? Thank you in anticipation.
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francesc

Hi guys. I have a question for MINT.
What elective classes are you taking?
Is it hard to keep up?
What classes do you regret taking?
Bests!

Hi guys. I have a question for MINT.
What elective classes are you taking?
Is it hard to keep up?
What classes do you regret taking?
Bests!
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