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Today 06:30 PM
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i know that doing a LLM is a relatively rare phenomena because the tuition fees are prohibitively expensive. just wanted to share that i'm your average second upper from NUS. as a back-up, applied to several LLM programs, and was admitted to LSE and UCL. however, i didn't pursue it in the end because i wanted to gain some PQE and try for LLMs in the US. have a friend who went to LSE to do his LLM and i think he had great fun. work sucks, so one more year of school doesn't hurt.
Nice congrats. How much is an LLM there? I know it's really pricey. The business of education again.. I read that it's a 25% admission rate for LLMs didn't know it was that easy vs undergrad 6.5-7%.
Today 06:26 PM
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Hey donít hate on us. We do Wall Street work, not High Street work, and pay top dolla to our associates. Those guys couldnít cut it, and they had to be let go.

But all is well, we plan to hire 2PQEs and above who have been or are about to be retrenched by the bigger firms and pay them much less than their last drawn.
LOL you sound like a true TSMPer.

I don't think those acquisitions are sound in a post pandemic world.
Today 06:23 PM
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i know that doing a LLM is a relatively rare phenomena because the tuition fees are prohibitively expensive. just wanted to share that i'm your average second upper from NUS. as a back-up, applied to several LLM programs, and was admitted to LSE and UCL. however, i didn't pursue it in the end because i wanted to gain some PQE and try for LLMs in the US. have a friend who went to LSE to do his LLM and i think he had great fun. work sucks, so one more year of school doesn't hurt.
Good choice. Ya llm is a waste
Today 06:13 PM
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Very odd, no doubt NUS is well recognised but I never saw any NUS LLBs doing LLMs there. Not a single one... maybe they steer clear

And yeah LLMs are not useful
i know that doing a LLM is a relatively rare phenomena because the tuition fees are prohibitively expensive. just wanted to share that i'm your average second upper from NUS. as a back-up, applied to several LLM programs, and was admitted to LSE and UCL. however, i didn't pursue it in the end because i wanted to gain some PQE and try for LLMs in the US. have a friend who went to LSE to do his LLM and i think he had great fun. work sucks, so one more year of school doesn't hurt.
Today 06:09 PM
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Ouch that's terrible. ):
Hey donít hate on us. We do Wall Street work, not High Street work, and pay top dolla to our associates. Those guys couldnít cut it, and they had to be let go.

But all is well, we plan to hire 2PQEs and above who have been or are about to be retrenched by the bigger firms and pay them much less than their last drawn.
Today 05:14 PM
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i actually know of people who got accepted into Oxbridge but not LSE for LLB. i also have never heard of any NUS folk being rejected by LSE LLM...it's always a guaranteed for NUS because NUS is well recognised.

heard that for the US LLMs they have much lower acceptance rates for Singaporeans. for example, columbia LLM takes in maybe at most 5 Singaporeans (and mostly need work experience), penn LLM takes in 1 or 2 Singaporeans.

in any case, LLM is not useful for practice, and as long as the school sounds reputable and you take some relevant LLM courses, i'm sure it would suffice lah.
Very odd, no doubt NUS is well recognised but I never saw any NUS LLBs doing LLMs there. Not a single one... maybe they steer clear

And yeah LLMs are not useful
Today 05:04 PM
Unregistered anyone knows if retention rate at A&G is 100%? is it a safe haven?
Today 05:02 PM
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Lmao no wonder the undergrads with 6-7% acceptance get to laugh at the LLMs. Didn't know it was easy to get into, thought you'd need a good 2.1 from a reputable university
i actually know of people who got accepted into Oxbridge but not LSE for LLB. i also have never heard of any NUS folk being rejected by LSE LLM...it's always a guaranteed for NUS because NUS is well recognised.

heard that for the US LLMs they have much lower acceptance rates for Singaporeans. for example, columbia LLM takes in maybe at most 5 Singaporeans (and mostly need work experience), penn LLM takes in 1 or 2 Singaporeans.

in any case, LLM is not useful for practice, and as long as the school sounds reputable and you take some relevant LLM courses, i'm sure it would suffice lah.
Today 04:40 PM
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Heard from a recruiter (but cannot confirm) that no corp trainees were retained.
Ouch that's terrible. ):
Today 03:40 PM
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Any retention stats from TSMP?
Heard from a recruiter (but cannot confirm) that no corp trainees were retained.
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