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About the session

Hosted by Paridhi Srivastava. She graduated from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad in 2018, after which she worked with the strategic M&A team at Trilegal, Mumbai. Paridhi will be graduating with an LLM from Columbia Law School in 2022. You can read more about the host on her LinkedIn profile.

What's covered in this session

  • University selection

  • Paridhi's university shortlist 

  • Networking opportunities

  • Northwestern University vs. Columbia Law School

  • CV building and relevance of co-curricular activities

  • Writing the personal statement 

  • Letters of recommendation

  • Content of the letters of recommendation

  • Cost of studying at Columbia

  • Types of financial aid

  • Working in the US after graduating

  • Career fairs for LLM students 

  • Requirement of work experience before applying

  • Going for an LLM right after law school

  • Benefits of an LLM

  • Paridhi's advice on planning applications