Check out future Pre-Law events at: www.hunter.cuny.edu/prelaw/events. Register with the pre-law office, or sign up for our listserv at www.hunter.cuny.edu/prelaw/. For more information, please contact Elise Jaffe, Director of Pre-Law Programs and Pre-Law Advisor. To schedule an appointment, call 212.772.4882.
How to Pay for Law School
Gisele Joachim, Dean of Enrollment Management, Seton Hall University School of Law, will explain the nitty-gritty of funding your law school education. This session is a great planning tool for students at various levels in their undergraduate careers; you are encouraged to attend even if you are not applying to law school at this time.
Date: Wednesday, December 11
Time: 1:15 - 2:45 pm
Place: Room 311, Thomas Hunter
Mock Admissions Session
Hear what an admissions officer thinks as she reviews actual applications! Theresa Hallet, Director of Admissions, St. John's University School of Law, will share the ways she approaches applications and systematically evaluates their content. Come hear how she views grades on the transcript (what about that W?), multiple LSATs, the addendum, and the personal statement. Find out what is she thinking as she reads applicant essays.
Date: Wednesday, December 11
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Place: Room 819, East Building
Pre-Law Planning Sessions
Freshmen: What should l be thinking about now?
Time: 10:00 am - 10:45 am
Sophomores & Juniors
Résumé Bootcamp with Heather Butts, L.E.A.R.N. for Life Consulting
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Note: Freshmen are also welcome for the résumé program.
Date: Friday, December 13
Time: 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Place: The Sylvia E. Fishman Student Center, Room 417, West Building
Moot Court - Winter 2014
One Credit Class
Love to argue and quick on your feet? Whether you are a philosopher who loves to explore concepts of morality, a political science major fascinated by legal argument, or a math major with a keen analytical mind, this is a great opportunity to build expository skills. The class meets from 6:15 - 8:45 pm, on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from January 2 - 21. Arguments will be presented on Monday, January 27 and Tuesday, January 28 at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in midtown Manhattan.
Application Deadline: Sunday, December 15
This class is by permission only and entry is competitive.Please apply at the link and attach your résumé and unofficial transcript. http://ww3.hunter.cuny.edu/prelaw/view.php?id=14.
Apply for Hunter LSAT Prep Initiative!
Applications are now being accepted for Hunter's LSAT Prep Initiative. We offer an on-campus class. For students who need different arrangements, we can help identify and fund an alternative. Applications will be considered on an ongoing basis.
A. On Campus Class:
The class offered on campus has two parts:
I) Spring: 4 consecutive Sundays in February (10:00 - 4:00 pm), followed by guided self study during the term and limited additional class meetings
2) Summer: Tuesday/Thursday evenings (6:00 - 9:30 pm), and weekend diagnostic exams
Note: Students may apply for just one part of the program (either spring or summer) with compelling reason, but must speak with the Pre-Law Advisor.
B. Funding Alternative:
Students may apply for funding so that they may complete an alternative program other than the one offered on campus, but must speak with the Pre-Law Advisor. Apply here: http://ww3.hunter.cuny.edu/prelaw/view.php?id=15
G R A D U A T E S T U D Y A D V I S I N G
It is never too early to explore your educational and career goals and determine how graduate school may help you reach them. If you would like to discuss the process, please email Myrna Fader, Graduate Study Advisor, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Advisers in the Office of Advising Services, Career Development Services, and your academic major department can also assist you in the decision-making process.
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