"Law Schools Expand LL.M. Programs," by Accepted.com editor Judy Koffler, is now available on Accepted.com, reprinted with permissions from the Los Angeles Daily Journal, where it initially appeared. This article explores the explosive growth of LL.M. program during the last several years. Here is an excerpt:
"What qualities do schools look for in an applicant? Generally they want their LL.M. students to be highly focused on their goals, even "driven," in the words of one admissions official. Of course, a good performance record in law school, strong recommendations, and the critically important personal statement carry considerable weight. Foreign students, moreover, are generally expected to show a grade of 590 or higher on the standardized test of English (the TOEFL)."