Pre-law Workshops

Pre-Law Workshops

Our office holds a series of workshops during the Fall and Spring semesters that are designed to give you more information and advice for the law school application process.

 
Fall 2020 Workshop Schedule
 
While RSVPs are not required to attend our workshops, please RSVP here so we may know how many attendees to expect. Thank you, and we look forward to meeting you! 
 

APPLYING TO LAW SCHOOL

Thursday, September 3, 5:30-7:00pm on Zoom. RSVP here for meeting details. 
 
Interested in applying to law school? Come and listen to a comprehensive breakdown of important dates, procedures and strategies from pre-law peer advisors who are current law students.
 
Presentation Slides here.
 

LSAT 101

Thursday, September 10, 5:30-7:00pm on Zoom. RSVP here for meeting details.
 

What is the LSAT? How often are the tests administered? What score should I aim for so I may be admitted into law school? Bring your questions. Our friends from Princeton Review will explain the different LSAT sections, and how to best prepare for this critical component of your law school application.

Presentation Slides here.

 

FINANCING YOUR LEGAL EDUCATION

Thursday, September 17, 5:30-7:00pm on Zoom. RSVP here for meeting details.
 
Are you interested in attending law school but unsure what’s the best way to finance your education? Heather Smith-Lee, the Richardson School of Law financial aid manager, will provide information regarding your financial aid options, including potential scholarships, grants, loans, and how to navigate the financial aid application process.
 
 

PERSONAL STATEMENT AND RESUME WORKSHOP [NEW DATE]

Tuesday, September 22, 5:30-7:00pm on Zoom. RSVP here for meeting details.
 
Writing your personal statement and resume for law school can be the toughest part of your law school application. Come to our workshop, specifically focused on these areas, to start brain-storming and writing with the assistance of the pre-law advisors. 
 
Presentation Slides here.
Sample Resume for Edit here.
Star Method Handout here.
 

MOCK LSAT

Saturday, October 3, 8:30am-1:00pm on Zoom. RSVP here for meeting details.
 
Taking a diagnostic LSAT is one of the best ways to prepare for the actual exam or figure out what the LSAT is like before you start your preparation. This exam administered through Princeton Review will be a great use of time whether you are in the beginning stages of LSAT prep or nearing the end.  
 

GRE 101

Thursday, October 15, 5:00-6:15pm on Zoom. RSVP here for meeting details.
 
What is the GRE? How is it different from the LSAT? Why are law schools using it in their admissions process? How often are the tests administered? What score should I aim for so I may be admitted into law school? Bring your questions. Our friends from Princeton Review will explain the different GRE sections, and how to best prepare for this critical component of your law school application.
 
 

MOCK GRE

Saturday, November 14, 8:30-1:00pm on Zoom. RSVP here for meeting details.
 
Taking a practice GRE is one of the best ways to prepare for the actual exam or figure out what the test is like before you start your preparation. This exam administered through Princeton Review will be a great use of time whether you are in the beginning stages of GRE prep or nearing the end. 
 
 
If you cannot make these sessions, then please feel free to schedule an appointment with us here or come in for walk-in advising.
 

Past Workshops (see past slides below)

 

Applying to Law School, Spring 2019  – Presentation Slides here
 
LSAT 101, Fall 2019 – Presentation Slides here.
 
Personal Statement/Résumé Workshop, Fall 2019 – Presentation Slides here.
 
Financing Your Legal Education, Spring 2018 (*Please note that the information provided in this presentation is subject to change.) – Presentation Slides here.
 
Crash Course to Law School, Fall 2017 – Presentation Slides here.