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Check out future Pre-Law events at: Register with the pre-law office or sign up for our listserv at For more information, please contact Elise Jaffe, Director of Pre-Law Programs and Pre-Law Advisor. For an appointment call (212) 772-4882.

LSAT Class - Deadline Approaching

Fried Frank Diversity LSAT Initiative

Our extended, subsidized on-campus LSAT class kicks off in February; admission based on demonstrated law school interest and merit. The spring 2017 session will run on 4 Sundays, with additional partial days in April and May. There is routinely a student contribution. Even if you will not be participating as a Fried Frank/Hunter Scholar, please do reach out to Pre-Law Advising for assistance in planning your LSAT study plan, including the Pre Pro Bono Weekend anticipated for April.

SPRING JUMPSTART - Student contribution: $75 (this is a subsidized program.)



Sunday, February 26

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, March 5

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, March 12

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday, April 2

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Sunday, April 30

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Place: TBA

How to apply:
Although the application portal will not close until Feb 10, students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

Apply here.

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Advising at


Roe v. Wade: Four Decades Later

Lecture at New York Historical Society

Scholars analyze the contentious history behind the landmark 1973 Supreme Court Case Roe v. Wade, which determined the legality of abortion. The discussion will examine the case's underlying legal, political, and social implications and elucidates why Roe v. Wade continues to incite vehement debate today. Discussants will include: Linda Greenhouse, Knight Distinguished Journalist in Residence and Joseph Goldstein Lecturer in Law at Yale Law School; Robert Post, Dean, and Sol and Lillian Goldman Professor of Law at Yale Law School; and Kenji Yoshino, Chief Justice, Earl Warren Professor of Constitutional Law at NYU School of Law. We will maintain a waitlist if the event is over-subscribed.

Please RSVP here.

Date: Saturday, February 18
Time: 9:00 - 11:00 am
Place: The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, Manhattan

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Advising at


Mentoring Reception for Current Law School Applicants

This session is limited to students who have already taken the LSAT and applied to schools in their range this cycle, with a plan to start in the fall of 2017. We will discuss what to think about as you determine which school is the "best fit" and make the decision about which school to attend. Attendees must be registered with the Pre-Law Program and RSVP is required. This is a closed session limited only to those who RSVP. Opportunities for one-on-one mentors are limited; we will match as many students as possible for subsequent individual discussions.

Please RSVP here.

Date: Wednesday, February 22
Time: 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Place: Faculty Lounge, West Building

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Advising at


Pre-Law Resume Drop for 2017 Internships & Funding

Like the law school model for recruitment, Hunter hosts a "resume drop." By participating in the resume drop, students may be considered for both:

1) Paid internship jobs exclusive to the Pre-Law Office

2) Merit funding for unpaid internships at non-profit or government institutions that students obtain.

Be sure to participate in our Resume Bootcamp, Interview Workshop, and Workplace Success Panel!

We will have follow-up breakout sessions with law students so you can practice.

Apply here to submit your resume and read more about the program.

Deadline: Sunday, February 25

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Advising at


Hunter Pre-Law Monthly Lunch & Learn: Immigration Law

Meet attorneys who will discuss their careers on various sides of immigration issues. Guests will include Lena Golovnin, Assistant Chief Counsel at the U.S. Immigration & Customs Enforcement Agency, and Nicole Abruzzo, who provides representation in all aspects of removal defense, family-based, and employment-based immigration matters, and is recognized among New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars.

Date: Wednesday, March 1
Time: 1:15 - 2:45 pm
Place: Room 819, East Building

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Advising at


Save the Date

Can We Take A Joke? When Comedy & Outrage Collide - Screening & Panel

Panel discussion will be moderated by New York Times columnist and leading public intellectual, Professor Stanley Fish. He will be joined by Floyd Abrams, the renowned First Amendment attorney, and Jelani Cobb, contributor to the New Yorker and winner of the Sidney Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism.

This event will be taking place on the Hunter Campus.

Stay tuned for more information on availability and RSVP.

Date: Wednesday, March 8

Time: 6:30 - 8:30pm

For more information, please contact (212)-772-4889, email or visit us in Room 814, East building.


Visit to

Lawyering for the Media

The staff of slate will discuss issues relating to libel and slander, and changes in newsrooms in the first weeks of the Trump administration.

Conference room discussion will be led by Ava Lubell (General Counsel) and Liu Lowen (Managing Editor).

This conference room session will be capped at 12.

RSVP and Business attire required.

Date: Friday, March 17
Time: 3:30 - 5:00 pm
Place: Meet at 3:00 pm at 15 MetroTech Center, 8th Floor, Brooklyn

For more information, please contact (212)-772-4889, email or visit us at Room 814, East Building.


Visit to Patterson Belnap: Discussion with Big Law Associates

Conference room session with corporate associates, who will discuss their work serving big and small clients, and how a career at a big firm still allows for much public interest involvement.

This conference room session will be capped at 12.

RSVP and business attire required.

Date: Friday, March 24
Time: 12:30 - 1:30 pm
Place: Meet at 12:00 in the lobby at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler, 1133 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan.

For more information, please contact (212)-772-4889, email or visit us in Room 814, East Building.


How to Pay for Law School

Presentation by Gisele Joachim, Dean of Enrollment Management, Seton Hall University School of Law.

Ms. Joachim will explain the nitty-gritty of funding your law school education. This session is an important 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, March 29
Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Place: Room 819, East Building

For more information, please contact (212)-772-4889, email, or visit us in Room 814, East Building.


G r a d u a t e   S t u d i e s

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P R E - B U S I N E S S   A D V I S I N G

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P R E - H E A L T H   A D V I S I N G

The Pre-health Advising Office serves as a liaison between pre-health professional students, faculty, Hunter campus community, and health professional schools. Our services enhance recruitment, retention, and competitiveness of Hunter College students in navigating pre-health curricula and health professional school applications. For more information, please visit the Pre-Health Advising web site.

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