Learning from the elders

The peculiar program of the Grand École du Droit (GED) encourages its students to choose at an early stage the legal field they want to study later on. Indeed, once we come back from our LLM year, we have to apply for our “Masters 2”, which mean that it’s necessary for us to know very early what we appreciate or not.

However, when you’re a second-year law school student, it’s quite difficult to determine which legal area is interesting or not. Being a GED student means living in the fast lane (http://grandeecoledudroit.blogspot.fr/2016/02/saison-6-episode-3-un-master-100-lheure.html), it also means taking important decisions before other students, and this can become confusing.

Fortunately, being a GED student implies benefiting from a cooperation spirit and from an alumni network, which often facilitate our lives. Concerned about our worries and academic guidance, several former GED students came to advise us! Some are still studying (masters 2, bar school …), others have already begun their career, but all of them have endured these 3 years as GED students and lived an LLM experience. Through short meetings of an hour with the current GED students (GED 1, 2 & 3), each of them presented their academic background and the courses that composed their LLM as well as their masters 2. Continue reading