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P R E - L A w   A D V I S I N G

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. For an appointment call (212) 772-4882.


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

Featuring Panelists from Columbia, Fordham, Cardozo, Cornell

Law school admissions officers will 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 law school representatives from New York. This panel is especially useful for alumni and seniors applying for the 2016-17 cycle, or those planning to apply next year (juniors, that means you!).
RSVP appreciated for headcount but not required.

Date: Thursday, September 22
Time: 5:45 - 7:15 pm
Place: Chanin Language Center, Room B126 West Building

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Program at (212) 772-4882, email prelaw@hunter.cuny.edu or visit our website.

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NYU Law Tour & Diversity Panel:

Featuring Panelists from NYU, UT-Austin, USC, Berkeley, Northwestern

This is an exclusive Hunter invitation. Speak with admissions officers and learn about diversity initiatives at various law schools. Meet at 40 Washington Square South for a tour beginning at 5:00 pm. Panel starts at 6:00 pm and runs for 90 minutes, including time for questions.

RSVP required for NYU Law security desk.

Date: Monday, September 26
Time: 5:00 - 7:30 pm
Place: NYU Law, Main Entrance, 40 Washington Square South

For more information, please contact Pre-Law Program at (212) 772-4882, email prelaw@hunter.cuny.edu or visit our website.

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Hunter Pre-Law Monthly Lunch & Learn: The Informational Interview

Vernadette Horne, Esq., director of Career Services at Hofstra University School of Law, who earned her BA at Hunter, will discuss how to identify and contact attorneys in a professional manner. She will also tell you how you can learn about their work through a brief focused discussion and build your network.

Date: Wednesday, October 5
Time: 1:15 - 2:45 pm
Place: 417 West

For more information, please contact the Pre-Law Program at (212) 772-4889, email prelaw@hunter.cuny.edu or visit our website.

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Prestigious Mock Supreme Court Argument

The event "First Monday in October" (on a Wednesday this year) is a mock U.S. Supreme Court argument, named in acknowledgment of the traditional first day of the new Supreme Court session. It is hosted annually by the Office of the Appellate Defender, and is followed by an awards ceremony honoring the nationally recognized legal advocates who present the argument.

This year's advocates and recipients of the Gould Award for Outstanding Oral Advocacy will be:

  • Lewis J. Liman, of Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
  • David M. Zornow, of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

The Court will hear arguments in Apple, Inc. v. FBI, a case that confronts the tension between privacy and security in the digital age and the legitimate needs of law enforcement. The mock arguments will be preceded by a cocktail-party strolling dinner.

Seat requests will be accepted until September 25; students will receive follow up confirmation thereafter. This event is capped at 10 attendees. Business attire is required.

Please hold the date and request a seat.

Date: Wednesday, October 5
Time: 5:45 - 9:30 pm
Place: Meet at main entrance of NYU Law, 40 Washington Square South, New York NY 10012.

For more information, please contact the Pre-Law Program at (212) 772-4882, email prelaw@hunter.cuny.edu or visit our website.

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Fall Law School Application and Personal Statement Workshop

This workshop targets students applying to law school this cycle for Fall 2017 entry. The workshop was also offered at various times throughout the year. You only need to attend one session before scheduling appointments with the Pre-Law Advising Office for individualized attention with your law school applications. Students who attended a prior workshop session are welcome if they would like a refresher or have questions. No RSVP is required.

Date: Thursday, October 6
Time: 5:45 - 7:45 pm
→LOCATION CHANGE: Place: Room 1731 West Building

For more information, please contact the Pre-Law Program at (212) 772-4882, email prelaw@hunter.cuny.edu or visit our website.

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Learn How to Network at the LSAC Forum

Jeff Becherer, Esq., Associate Dean for Admissions at New York Law School, will discuss how to make a good impression on law school representatives at the LSAC forum, and how to effectively elicit the information that will be the most helpful to you as you evaluate opportunities at various law schools.

Date: Thursday, October 13
Time: 5:45 - 7:45 pm
Place: Room 1731 West Building

For more information, please contact the Pre-Law Program at (212) 772-4882, email prelaw@hunter.cuny.edu or visit our website.

For more details, email elise.jaffe@juno.com

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LSAC Forum Group Visit

The LSAC forum begins in the morning with a set of special panels in anticipation of meeting with law school representatives at noon. (Although the forum runs two full days, on Oct 14 and 15, please note that it is advantageous to attend early on Friday, when there is less foot traffic.) The event is free but registration is required.

Download Hunter's Questions to Ask at a Law School Fair.

Register here.

This forum is especially useful for alumni and Seniors applying for the 2016-17 cycle, as well as those planning to apply next year (Juniors, that means you!)

Dates: Friday, October 14, 15
Time: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm (please arrive at 9:40 am)
Place: Concierge Desk (main entrance lobby), New York City Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas.

For more information, please contact the Pre-Law Program at (212) 772-4882, email prelaw@hunter.cuny.edu or visit our website.

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Conference Room Session:

The Work of Serving Big Business Clients

This Conference Room discussion will feature corporate and litigation attorneys at the highly esteemed New York City law firm Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.

Session will be capped at 15 and RSVP is required. Please click here to RSVP.

Date: Friday, October 28
Time: TBD (Please arrive 20 minutes before the start time)
Place: Meet at 1285 Ave of the Americas, New York, NY 10019

For more information, please contact the Pre-Law Program at (212) 772-4882, email prelaw@hunter.cuny.edu or visit our website.

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

Are you considering a career in business, and want to keep up-to-date on pre-business events? Subscribe to the Pre-Business Listserv at hunter.listserv.cuny.edu. Click on PREBUSINESS-L and select "Subscribe" from the "Options" table.


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.


G r a d u a t e   S t u d i e s

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