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Previous sessions for University of Cambridge

Pranav graduated from NALSAR, Hyderabad in 2017 after which he worked in the disputes practice at S&R Associates.


Earlier this year, Pranav graduated with an LLM from the University of Cambridge, and is now working as an Assistant Professor at NALSAR. You can read more about the host on his LinkedIn profile

About the session


What's covered in this session

  • University selection

  • Pranav's university shortlist 

  • Focus on academic performance by UK and US schools

  • Reasons for choosing Cambridge

  • Warwick/Leeds vs. KCL, UCL or LSE 

  • US vs. UK schools for job opportunities

  • Application requirements for Cambridge

  • Who should you approach for academic references? 

  • Content of the reference 

  • Drafting the personal statement 

  • Cost of studying at Cambridge 

  • Scholarships and part-time work 

  • Work experience for the Chevening Scholarship

  • Importance of work experience for scholarships 

  • Interest free loans provided by US schools 

  • Selecting courses at Cambridge 

  • Employment opportunities

  • CV/Resume building 

  • Whether co-curricular activities can offset an average class rank? 

  • Work experience as a substitute for average grades 

  • Two profile reviews 

  • Pranav's thoughts on the University of Edinburgh

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