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How These Mexican Lawyers Got into an LLM at Harvard, NYU, Oxford, Chicago and LSE.

Every year, many Mexican Lawyers aim for the top law schools in the world. A prestigious LLM can be a great investment in a long, successful career in law and the legal profession.  

These are five tips I offered lawyers who got LL.M offers at the best law schools in the world. Schools include Harvard, NYU, Oxford, Chicago, LSE, Georgetown, Berkley, UCL, Northwestern, Duke, QMUL and many more.

Get into your LLM… #maestrias #llm #derecho

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Why $150k MBA tuition fees are barely half of what you’ll need

Tuition fees for top MBA progams in the USA range from around 110 – 155k USD. This is a huge amount of money for the majority of people. For most young people, it can be like taking out a mortgage before even owning a house. #mba #maestria #posgrado

Is the investment worth it? The answer depends on many factors. For example, your industry, desired career path, and country. Only you can really decide.

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Conacyt, Funed and Mexican Scholarships. 4 important tips to follow. Becas Conacyt y Funed.

Each year different organisations in Mexico provide a range of options for scholarships. Now in March 2018, many scholarships, e.g. Chevening, are closed, but the normal period for Conacyt applications is about to open. This is typically between April and June. If you are looking for funding from Conacyt, here are a few tips to bear in mind when doing so.

Conacyt está a punto de abrir su convocatoria 2019. Qué sean atentos de las posibilidades de becas para estudios en el extranjero. #becas #maestrias

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Choosing the right Master’s for you – some tips

I did a piece the other day regarding the timing of a Master’s degree. Here I’ve decided to share a bit more about the next step: once you’ve decided to do one.

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So you’ve decided now is the time to study a masters degree. That’s great, but what do you need to consider when choosing where, what and how to study? Over the years I have seen great examples of people who chose the right master’s and people who chose the wrong one. Let me share some of things that those who chose the right one had in common when choosing.

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So I’ve just graduated – now for a Masters?

So you’ve finally got your degree… Perhaps you’ve got a job, perhaps not. Half way through your twenties, is now the time for a Master’s degree, be it an MBA, MSc or MA?


There is definitely pressure to be better qualified in a competitive workplace, but it’s worth thinking long and hard before you jump. Having advised people for a number of years now, here is some of my professional advice.

Study vs. Work-experience: Academic qualifications are important, but so is work experience. A master’s degree doesn’t guarantee a better job, especially if those with only a bachelor’s have better experience and work skills. Remember companies hire great individuals, not certificates. So ask yourself whether 1-2 years of additional work experience will be a better investment.

Timing: Studying full-time (home or abroad) for 1-2 years will take you out of the job market and companies will hire and promote other people. If you’re currently employed, always extensively investigate promotion opportunities first. If a job in a management looks likely, it might be better to go for that and build a name for yourself and then look for a master’s later.

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