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About the session

Hosted by Samira Varanasi. Samira graduated with an LLM in tax law from Georgetown in 2017. She is currently working as an International Tax Manager with KPMG US, and is registered as an attorney in the state of California.

Before attending Georgetown, Samira was working in the international tax and private client practice at Nishith Desai Associates, after completing her undergraduate studies from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.

What's covered in this session

  • Shortlisting universities 

  • LLM programs in tax law

  • NYU vs. Georgetown 

  • Choosing tax law for your specialization

  • Going for a Master of Science in Taxation instead of an LLM

  • Northwestern vs. Georgetown for an LLM in taxation

  • Writing the personal statement for Georgetown

  • CV building

  • Grades needed for Georgetown

  • Requirement of prior work experience 

  • Employment opportunities in the field of tax law

  • Challenges in securing employment 

  • Work culture at KPMG

  • Working hours at KPMG

  • Recruitment process at KPMG

  • Value of virtual internships