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Pursuing an LLM / Re: Which of Gtown or Cornell's LLM do I pick?
« on: May 03, 2004, 12:33:23 PM »
I'd love to work in NYC for a while, but... who knows? How about you?

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Pursuing an LLM / Re: Which of Gtown or Cornell's LLM do I pick?
« on: May 03, 2004, 06:32:33 AM »
No answer yet, but I've been accepted at Fordham, so no big deal... Fordham is very underrated (or so I hear), and it seems like a great choice with its LLM in Corp., Banking and Finance law.
To be honest, even if I got accepted at Cornell, I don't know if it would change my choice.
I'm French too, btw!

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Current Law Students / Re: Study Abroad
« on: May 03, 2004, 01:43:13 AM »
In my opinion, studying abroad is never a bad thing.

It's necessary in many cases if you want to work abroad; and if you don't, it still shows that you are able to adapt to a different culture, and that you're not afraid of change.

However, since you only speak English, I think you should consider studying in an English speaking country. It's already difficult to learn a new language form scratch at 2x years, let alone taking law classes in that language.

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Pursuing an LLM / Re: Which of Gtown or Cornell's LLM do I pick?
« on: May 03, 2004, 01:34:20 AM »
Since Georgetown's LLM is in your specific area, I think you should go for it. Even if you have to go back to Tokio after your LLM, believe me, Georgetown sounds just as good as Cornell...

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Current Law Students / Fordham Law housing @ McMahon Hall
« on: April 29, 2004, 10:48:15 AM »
Who can tell me about the on campus housing at Fordham Law? Is it OK or is it like hell?

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Pursuing an LLM / Re: LLM at NYU
« on: April 29, 2004, 10:46:20 AM »
I hear their LLM is great. It's so great that I got rejected ;)
Apparently, they really want people with a strong work experience AND great credentials.

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Current Law Students / Re: Job Opportunities after LLM
« on: April 26, 2004, 03:35:35 PM »
What about transnational law firms and international companies' legal services?

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Current Law Students / Re: How difficult is the level of LLM ? HELP
« on: April 22, 2004, 05:33:53 PM »
One of my friends is currently enrolled in Fordham's LLM. Well, guess what? It IS very tough. According to him, you don't have a lot of classes (something like 12hrs a week), but they're very intense, with a huge load of homework... And also, you HAVE to participate by asking questions, giving answers, etc.

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Pursuing an LLM / Re: Cornell waitlist
« on: April 20, 2004, 07:53:13 AM »
NYU, easy to get into?  ???

I was rejected there... They seem to require a strong work experience, and I don't have any in law.

By the way, do you guys think that the usual rankings (US News, Leiter...) apply to LLM programs as well?

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Pursuing an LLM / Re: Hi!!
« on: March 31, 2004, 02:26:11 AM »
LLM are for people who already own a JD, and/or foreign lawyers. If you're in highschool, you should take pre-law in college (undergraduate studies), and then apply to a law school (graduate studies).

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