204: Advice for Incoming Foreign LLM Students


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Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking about LLM programs, focusing on foreign students who don't have a JD and are doing an LLM as their first exposure to the US legal system.

In this episode we discuss:

  • What are the characteristics of an LLM degree, and who is likely to do one?
  • What challenges foreign students should consider when thinking about starting an LLM in the US
  • The Socratic method of teaching, which is often used in US law schools
  • How you can prepare to do well in the LLM and get the most out of the experience
  • Planning ahead for the bar exam if you intend to sit for it
  • The importance of getting feedback on your writing if English is not your first language


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