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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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Pre-Business Open House

Interested in working in the fields of finance, marketing, technology, or healthcare management? Then come join us for our Pre-Business Open House to learn more about speakers, workshops, and visits to companies in these and other sectors. We will also share information about the Cooperman Scholarship, and other resources available to you through the Pre-Business Office. For all undergraduates.

Date: Wednesday, September 27
Time:1:00 - 2:30 pm
Place: Room 602A/B East Building

For more information about the Pre-Business Program, please visit our web site.


P R E - L A w  A D V I S I N G

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.

Panel of Law School Officers: The Dos and Don'ts of the Application Process

Law school admissions officers visit Hunter to meet you, and to explain what you need to know to write a great application. Hear first-hand what the law schools are looking for, and have the chance to network with representatives from New York law schools including Columbia, Fordham, Cardozo, and Cornell.

This panel is especially useful for alumni and seniors applying for the 2017-18 cycle, or those planning to apply next year (juniors, that means you!).

Date: Tuesday, September 12
Time: 5:45 - 7:15 pm
Place: Room 417 West Building


Lunch Visit with General Counsel of Simon & Schuster

Ms. Hazel-Ann Mayers, Esq., Executive Vice President and General Counsel at Simon & Schuster, will welcome students for a conference room discussion about in-house lawyering, and insight into the legal issues around publishing.

This special session will be capped at 12 students. Business attire is required.

RSVP is required. Please RSVP online.

Date: Friday, September 15
Time: 12:00 - 1:15 pm
Meet: 11:40 am in the main lobby
Place: 1230 Avenue of the Americas, Manhattan


Law School Application & Personal Statement Workshops

This workshop targets students applying to law school this cycle for entry into law school for fall 2018. This workshop was also offered at the end of spring term and other times during the summer. You need only attend one session. Students who attended the spring/summer sessions need not attend, but are welcome if they would like a refresher or have questions. Please attend a session before making an appointment with the Pre-Law Advising Office to review your application materials one-on-one.

Date: Tuesday, September 19
Time: 5:45 - 7:45 pm
Place: Room 721 East Building

Date: Friday, October 13
Time: 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Place: Room 721 East Building

All sessions take place in Room 721 East, the Conference Room in the Pre-Professional Suite outside the 7th Floor entrance to the library, unless otherwise noted.


Exclusive for Hunter

NYU Law Diversity Panel: NYU, UT-Austin, USC, Berkeley, Northwestern

Speak with admissions officers and hear about diversity initiatives at various law schools. Held at NYU Law; this is an exclusive Hunter invitation.

Panel starts promptly at 6:00 p.m. and runs for 90 minutes, including time for questions.

RSVP is required for NYU Law security desk. Your must have ID to be admitted. Professional attire strongly suggested. No guests.

Date: Wednesday, September 20
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Place: Exact location on the NYU campus TBA

RSVP Required. Please RSVP here.


Hunter Pre-Law Monthly Lunch & Learn:

Is Law School Right for Me?

Courtney Fitzgibbons, Esq., Assistant Dean for Academic Planning and Career Development, New York Law School will discuss the types of skills that make students successful as attorneys, and ways to begin to build those skills now as undergraduates.

Date: Wednesday, September 27
Time: 1:15 - 2:45 pm
Place: Room 721 East Building
Conference room in the Pre-Professional Suite, immediately before the 7th floor library entrance.


First Monday in October

Mock Supreme Court Argument with Nationally Prominent Attorneys

Each October, the Office of the Appellate Defender hosts a mock U.S. Supreme Court argument (named for the traditional first day of the new Supreme Court session), followed by an awards ceremony honoring nationally recognized legal advocates.

This year's honorees are Barry H. Berke (Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel) and John F. Savarese (Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz). The mock court will hear their arguments in Carpenter v. U.S., a case currently pending before the Supreme Court of the United States. The case raises the question of whether the government violates the Fourth Amendment to the United States Constitution by accessing an individual's historical cell phone locations records without a warrant.

Capped at 10. No guests. Office attire.

RSVP Required. Seat request - I'm interested!

Date: Monday, October 2
Time: 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Place: Meet at 6:30 in courtyard of NYU Law, 40 Washington Square South, Manhattan


Pre-Law Monthly Lunch & Learn: Judicial Clerkships

Francesca Corbacho (Hunter B.A. '09, NYU Law '13) and Benjamin Mejia (Hunter B.A. '10, NYU Law '15), both Judicial Law Clerks for the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, will discuss the nature of clerkships, and their respective experiences working with judges and obtaining these desirable positions.

Date: Wednesday, October 4
Time: 1:15 - 2:45 pm
Place: Room 721, East Building
(conference room inside the Pre-Professional advising suite).

For more information, please email Pre-Law Program at or visit our web site.


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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