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Hosted by Harsh Mahaseth. He graduated from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad in 2019, after which he graduated with an LLM from NUS in 202. He is currently an assistant lecturer at Jindal Global Law School. You can read more about this host on his LinkedIn profile.

About the session

Host

What's covered in this session

  • CV building for different courses 

  • Harsh's approach towards CV building

  • Emphasis by NUS on academic performance 

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

  • Examples from Harsh's CV

  • Relevance of work experience before applying 

  • Selecting universities 

  • Harsh's university shortlist 

  • Reasons for choosing NUS 

  • Answering "What can you contribute to the university?" in the application form 

  • IELTS and TOEFL 

  • General vs. specialized LLM at NUS 

  • Specializations offered at NUS 

  • Benefits of a general LLM

  • LLM in international business law 

  • Dual degree programs at NUS 

  • Double degree program at NUS and University of Geneva

  • Scholarship opportunities

  • Importance of work experience for scholarships 

  • Part-time work opportunities 

  • Financial aid

  • Employment opportunities in Singapore 

  • Applying to law firms in Singapore 

  • Challenges in securing employment 

  • Guidance on publications 

  • NUS' JD program