Tuesday, April 16th, 2013, at 4:00 PM
Karen Graziano from the Office for Undergraduate Students has organized two law advising workshops for students:
First Workshop (4:00-5:00 p.m.):In this workshop students receive introductory information about pursuing their interest in law. The workshop covers selection of majors and courses with law school goals in mind, important skills to develop to prepare for law school, criteria for evaluating law school applicants, a typical law school curriculum, and 10 professional development steps to explore and prepare for the legal field.
Second Workshop (5:00-6:00 p.m.): This workshop teaches juniors and seniors how to approach the application process. Using a sample timeline, students will learn how to plan the process. Strategies to acquire effective recommendation letters, using a professional approach and targeted materials, will be discussed. The importance of creating a theme for the applications and constructing a personal statement that demonstrates both aptitude and potential for legal studies will be offered. The workshop will also cover taking the LSAT, using the LSAC website, and researching law schools.