月別アーカイブ: 2013年8月

【LL.M. Program Application Deadlines for Fall 2014】: Yale University

Yale Universityから出願締切日が発表されました。

◆ 2013年12月1日
You must have received, or expect to receive, by the summer of 2014, a juris doctor degree or bachelor’s degree in law. All offers of admission are conditional upon graduation. Applications are accepted from August 1 through December 1, 2013. The December 1 deadline should be understood as the date by which all documents that applicants are required to submit must be received by LSAC. We require all applicants to the LL.M. program to submit their applications online through the Law School Admission Council’s electronic application  (available August 1 and to be submitted no later than midnight on December 1, 2013, U.S. Eastern Standard Time).

http://www.law.yale.edu/graduate/llm_applicationsteps.htm

【LL.M. Program Application Deadlines for Fall 2014】: New York University

New York Universityの出願締切日が発表されました。

The 2014 Application will be available in September 2013. 

LL.M. and E-LL.M. Applicants with Foreign Education Credentials

  • December 16, 2013

All prospective students who received their first law degree outside of the United States, whether interested in full-time or part-time study, must apply and submit all required materials by December 16 to begin studies in the Fall 2014 semester (August).
http://www.law.nyu.edu/graduateadmissions/whentoapply

【Application Deadlines for Fall 2014】: MIT Sloan Fellows Program

エッセイ課題と一緒に締切日も発表されました。

  • November 15, 2013
  • January 8, 2014

For planning purposes (interviews, visas, etc.), we strongly encourage international applicants to apply by the November 15th deadline.

Applicants who are invited to interview will receive a decision within three weeks of the interview date.  All decisions will be announced by early April 2014.
http://mitsloan.mit.edu/fellows/admissions/dates-and-deadlines/

【Essay Questions for Fall 2014】: MIT Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership

同エッセイ課題は、On-line application用のサイト内にて確認できます。
https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/fl_ApplicantLogin.asp?id=mit-fel

◆Required – Statement of Objectives What are your immediate and ultimate professional objectives for attending the program? Specifically, please indicate how your objectives fit with the purposes of the MIT Sloan Fellows Program in Innovation and Global Leadership and indicate what you would contribute to the Sloan Fellows community. (500 words or less, limited to one page)

◆Required – Essay 1 Please describe the single most significant contribution or accomplishment that you have made to your organization that demonstrates your leadership abilities. (500 words or less, limited to one page)

◆Required – Essay 2 Discuss a seminal experience or event in your life that has significantly defined who you are today. (500 words or less, limited to one page)

【Essay Questions for Fall 2014】: Stanford (MSx Program)

Stanford MSx Program(旧Sloan Program)のエッセイ課題が発表されました。その他の出願書類要綱も合わせて、確認しておきましょう。

  • Tell us about who you are (rather than what you have done). What motivates and drives you?
  • Why this program now? What are your personal and professional objectives and how will the Stanford MSx Program help you achieve them?
  • OPTIONAL: Our school’s motto is “Change Lives. Change Organizations. Change the World.” Give us an example of how you have managed change, either personally or professionally. Please describe the situation, your role, the outcome, and what you learned about your personal strengths and weaknesses.http://www.gsb.stanford.edu/msx/apply

「2014年秋留学に向けたLL.M.出願スケジュールの確認」:8月編

本日は前回に続き、上記テーマに関する話を進めていきたいと思います。

【2013年8月のテーマ】

◆TOEFL対策(継続/セクション別強化)
⇒ 目標スコアとのギャップを確認
⇒ 学習対策方法の検討(必要に応じて)

◆出願書類対策
⇒ 大学、大学時代の指導教授で推薦者候補の方々とコンタクトを開始する
⇒ Resumeを完成させる
⇒ 中旬以降からはStatement of Purpose/Personal Statementの作成へと移る
⇒ 推薦状者(大学時代/院の指導教授)へコンタクトし、作成協力を依頼する
⇒ 推薦状に盛り込む内容を文章にて纏める
⇒ 推薦者とのブレーンストーミング
⇒ 推薦状作成までのスケジュールを策定
⇒ 成績表の英訳を出身大学(院)より取り寄せる
⇒LSAC (Law School Assembly Service)のアカウントを取得する

★ワンポイントアドバイス:
ColumbiaやHarvard Law Schoolのように複数の締切日を設定している ケースは、現状スコアや今後の伸びシロを含め、自らの出願時期を(例:Early RoundかRegular Round)決めていきましょう。そして、そろそろ年末から年明けまでの出願スケジュールを明確に策定していく時期に差し掛かってきています。

【LL.M. Program Application Deadlines for Fall 2014】: University of California, Berkeley

Berkeleyの締切日が発表されました。

◇Deadline to apply online for 2014-2015 traditional track
December 15, 2013
http://www.law.berkeley.edu/13722.htm

併せて、出願に必要な書類項目をも確認しておきましょう。http://www.law.berkeley.edu/5664.htm