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  • Anmol Sheth graduated with an LLM in American Law from Boston University in 2021, and is currently working as a Law Clerk with Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP. 
     

  • Parvesh Baba graduated from ILS, Pune in 2020, and is currently pursuing an LLM in the Graduate Tax Program at Boston University School of Law. 
     

  • Trisha Mukherjee graduated in 2020 from Army Institute of Law, Mohali, and is currently pursuing an LLM in Banking & Financial Law from Boston University. Prior to joining BU Law, Trisha was working as a Legal Manager with HDFC Ergo General Insurance.

About the session

Speakers

What's covered in this session

  • Factors to consider in shortlisting universities

  • Boston University vs. Georgetown University Law Center

  • Pros and cons of attending BU Law

  • Grades needed for an LLM at BU Law

  • Building a strong CV for tax and banking programs

  • Can co-curriculars offset average grades?

  • How to demonstrate your motivation for applying for an LLM through internships

  • Classroom experience at BU law

  • Size and diversity of the LLM cohort

  • Different ways to choose specialized courses at BU

  • BU's American Law Program

  • Anmol's reasons for choosing the American Law Program

  • Benefits of the American Law Program

  • How does the American Law Program help in other jurisdictions?

  • Online vs Offline mode of the Tax LLM

  • How does Boston's status as a tax hub help LLM candidates at BU Law?

  • The banking program at George Washington University Law School

  • US vs Europe for banking programs

  • Opportunities in Boston in the field of banking law

  • Relevance of work experience at BU Law

  • Does prior work experience help in getting scholarships?

  • Cost of the program

  • Scholarships and Financial Aid

  • Scholarships in the 2021-2022 LLM cohort

  • Taking the New York Bar Exam

  • Eligibility and time limit for taking the bar exam

  • An appropriate program choice for taking the bar

  • Key takeaways

  • How has the BU program helped your career?

  • Advice to future applicants

  • Can you apply to Boston with average grades?

  • Role of work experience in job applications