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Previous sessions for NYU School of Law

About the session

Hosted by Ishan Seth. Ishan graduated from NALSAR, Hyderabad in 2016 after which he worked at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. He graduated with an LLM in securities law from NYU School of Law in 2020. You can read more about the host on his LinkedIn profile.


What's covered in this session

  • Ishan's university shortlist 

  • Picking securities law as a specialization 

  • Reasons for choosing NYU 

  • Application requirements for NYU

  • Structuring the personal statement for NYU

  • Content of the personal statement 

  • Dos and Donts for the personal statement 

  • Building a CV for a strong application for an LLM in securities law 

  • Emphasis on grades by NYU

  • Can co-curricular activities offset an average class rank? 

  • Requirement of prior work experience before applying to NYU 

  • Choosing referees for the letter of recommendation

  • Scholarship opportunities 

  • Are working professionals are eligible for financial aid? 

  • Avenues for employment for international students 

  • Key challenges in securing employment 

  • US vs. UK universities for job opportunities 

  • Do international students have a shot at law firm jobs in the US? 

  • Assistance provided by the university to students for finding jobs

  • Utility of job fairs 

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