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LLM Human, Women’s Rights, Brazilian

As a lawyer from Brazil and a woman who is very passionate about Law and social justice, my central professional goal is to fully prepare myself for and pass the BAR Examination and become a licensed attorney in the State of Florida. I was born in England and returned to the country of my birth in 2…

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LLM Human Rights and Social Justice, Columbian

Living in the USA now for just over a decade, I look back at where I came from, my homeland, Colombia, with great affection. Even here in the USA, I am defined by the fact that I am not just a Latina, but a ‘Colombian-American’ woman. Not all is wonderful about the land from whence I came since it i…

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JD/MS Social Policy Joint Degree, Chinese


The University of XXXX is my first choice for graduate study because I want very much to study simultaneously towards both the JD Degree and the MS Degree in Social Policy. Most importantly, I appreciate how your program is highly distinguished for its interdisciplinary character, with students ex…

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LLM Human Rights China, Applicant Couple

I am in a long term relationship with my significant other, Andrew XXXX, and we are both applying to your LLM Program at XXXX University because we want very much to study together and to live in what we see as the most exciting place in the world. We are Chinese democracy advocates who see to learn…

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LLM Family Law, Chinese Democracy Activist

I am part of a long term relationship with the love of my life, XXXX XXXX, who is also a legal professional. We are both from Hong Kong and we are building our legal careers together. We both hope to be accepted to XXXX University as students in your incoming Fall Program. We would like very much to…

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JD, Cuban, Human Rights, Education Law

You will undoubtedly have numerous applicants with higher LSAT scores then mine to your distinguished program at the University of XXXX. Nevertheless, I sincerely hope that my application will be looked on favorably as a result of my combination of goals and experience in the area of education. 40 y…

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Diversity Statement International Law, Chinese

The most important aspect of my contribution to your distinguished LLM Program in Law at XXXX University, and the subsequent distinguished career in international business law that I hope to develop subsequently, is the fact that I am now Chinese-Canadian having recently received my Canadian passpor…

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LLM, Human Rights, Egyptian Attorney

From my early days as a high school student, going on to study law and becoming a lawyer was my driving ambition. Now, as an Egyptian attorney, I have been influenced by many of our politicians as well as professional lawyers, and I seek to enter an LLM program in order to find my voice as an intern…

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Diversity Statement, African Applicant to Law School

My LSAT scores are on the low side, especially for XXXX. (Having English as a fifth language is a significant factor in this.) My diversity strengths are the key factor that I put forth towards my acceptance to Harvard. I am a man from Uganda who was born in a mud hut yet speaks fluent Korean. My li…

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JD Immigration Law, African Immigrant

As a survivor of widespread political violence as a child and adolescent growing up in Uganda, I feel strongly that my voice has much to contribute on a qualitative level to discussions of the critical issues of our day in the interlocking areas of national security and immigration. As an immigrant …

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LLM Degree, Human and Civil Rights, Egypt

A young Egyptian man who has been living in New York City for the past 2.5 years studying English intensively in preparation for your program, I watch in great anguish from afar as so many noble young people are dying in my country, Egypt, in our quest for authentic democracy. For Egypt’s sons and d…

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JD Juris Doctor, Public Interest Law

While I am a perennial optimist, I am also a realist; and my greatest fascination in life is the way that our legal systems function as the glue of society, making all else possible, including progress. Most of all, I am a progressive, and I want to have a major share in progressive social change. I…

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LLM, Masters Degree in Law, Caribbean

My studies of law and recent experience in community work have fired a desire to expand my knowledge at a master level. I hold a B.A. degree in law from a University in the Dominican Republic and a B.A. in International Criminal Justice ‘summa cum laude’ awarded by XXXX College. My goal is to provid…

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LLM Masters Degree, Human Rights Law

A young Egyptian man who has been living in New York City for the past 2.5 years studying English intensively in preparation for your program, I watch in great anguish from afar as so many noble young people are dying in my country, Egypt, in our quest for authentic democracy. For Egypt’s sons and d…

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JD immigration and Family Law, Russian Woman

 


At only 26 years old, I am a young woman who has been witness to terrible violence and social turmoil growing up in my native Russia. Now, having permanently immigrated to the USA and living in Utah for the past 2 years, I now want very much to study law and to become an attorney. I hope to …

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JD Law School, Family Law, Greek-American Woman


XXXX University School of Law is my first choice for law school because I am very attracted to their professional mission of preparing graduates to become responsible, ethical, and compassionate lawyers. I share this goal for myself; indeed, it is my ultimate goal. I think that my compassion for o…

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JD Human, Civil Rights, Skin Color


It had never occurred to me as a seven-year-old child that skin color could be destiny. I had been blissfully unaware of my origins until schoolyard taunting sent me home crying, questioning my parents about the difference between my sister's skin color and my own. I remember studying their expres…

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JD Immigration Law Mongolia, Multiculturalism

 

Having been born and raised in the Mongolia of the 1980s and 90s, the decades in which my country gained independence from the Soviet Union and gradually began to rebuild a post-USSR identity; I am a child of the Democratic Revolution, I aml am a child of hope, hope for tomorrow, for progressive…

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JD Public Interest Law, Interracial Identity


I am convinced that someday, America can become a fully egalitarian and interracial society. I am an American with an interracial identity. I exist. I am real. I am here. For every interracial person, this process of finding one's own in society takes years of profound thought, strength and determ…

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JD Public Interest, Family Law, Mixed Race Woman


I am convinced that someday, America can become a fully egalitarian and interracial society. I am an American with an interracial identity. I exist. I am real. I am here. For every interracial person, this process of finding one's own in society takes years of profound thought, strength and determ…

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