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Pre-Law Advising | Pre-Business Advising

P R E - L A w  A D V I S I N G

Check out future Pre-Law events online. Register with the pre-law office or sign up for our listserv. For more information, please contact Elise Jaffe, Director of Pre-Law Program and Pre-Law Advisor. For appointment information and our convenient self-scheduling link, please click through the "appointments" button on the Pre-law website

Visit to White & Case: Career Opportunities at Law Firms

Learn about attorney roles as well as post-college opportunities - paralegal, secretarial, business development, IT and other staff positions - that will help you build professional insight and skills before you head to law school.

This session will also help students understand the culture and business side of the big law environment - important perspectives for those who are planning for careers in large firms.

Office attire.

Date: Wednesday, October 11
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Meet: 5:40 pm
Place: 1221 Ave of the Americas, main lobby

Please RSVP here.


Law School Application & Personal Statement Workshop

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: 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.


How to Network at the LSAC Forum

Lindsay J. Sutton Gladney, Vice Dean for Admissions, University at Buffalo School of Law-SUNY 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.

Date: Tuesday, October 17
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: Room 721 West Building

For more information, please contact Elise Jaffe, Director of Pre-Law Program and Pre-Law Advisor.


LSAC Forum Group Visit

Meet at the concierge desk in the street level lobby for two special panels in anticipation of meeting law school representatives. This forum is especially useful for alumni and Seniors applying for the 2017-18 cycle, or those planning to apply next year.

Downloading this form will be helpful: "Questions to Ask at a Law School Fair."

Panel discussions: 10:45 am
Meet law school representatives: 1:00 pm

The event is free but registration is required. Register here.

Date: Friday, October 20
Time: 10:45 am - 2:00 pm
Place: New York City Hilton, 1335 Avenue of the Americas


Hunter Pre-Law Monthly Lunch & Learn:

Affirmative Litigation

Adam Skaggs, Esq., Chief Counsel, Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence, will discuss his role in advocating for gun safety through the court system, and his path to in-house attorney in a non-profit setting.

Date: Wednesday, November 1
Time: 1:15 - 2:15 pm
Place: Room 721 East Building


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? Keep up-to-date on pre-business events by subscribing to our listserv at Click on PREBUSINESS-L and select "Subscribe" from the "Options" table.

Biz&Bites​ Speaker Series:

Cooper Zelnick

Conversation with Cooper Zelnick, who recently left his venture capital job to work for one of the companies in which his firm invested -- Groups, which is providing effective, affordable treatment for opiate addiction. Lunch will be served.

Date: Wednesday, October 18
Time: 1:00 pm
Place: Room 721 East Building

RSVP required. Please visit our online RSVP form.


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