Pre-Law Programming for Fall 2013


By Denise Guillot
Sep 12, 2013 Bookmark and Share

The events listed below are designed to help students prepare a successful application to law school. We encourage all interested students to attend as many events as possible.

Law Day

Tuesday, September 24, 3:00-6:00 pm, Michigan Union 2nd floor

Law Day is a great way to connect with a large number of law schools right here on campus! Typically, 100+ schools and over 300+ students participate in the event. Law Day offers something for everyone.

 

Double Wolverine Michigan Law Panel & Reception

Monday, September 23, at 7:00 PM, 1225 South Hall, with reception to follow

Come hear from current Michigan Law students (who were U-M undergrads) about applying to law school, being in a law school and…. what made them choose to stay for three more years in Ann Arbor!  Please RSVP to law.jd.admissions@umich.edu by September 18.

Sponsored by U-M Law School Admissions Office

 

Law School Application Discussions

Interact with a small group of your peers and a Career Center staff member about law school application questions and issues from the comfort of your home using a Google+ account or in a small group setting.  Bring your questions!  Space is limited and pre-registration required.  Details at:  http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/what-career-center-workshops-and-small-group

 

 Law School Personal Statement Discussions

Interact with a small group of your peers and a Career Center staff member to learn how to make your law school personal statement stand out from the comfort of your home using a Google+ account or in a small group setting.  Space is limited and pre-registration required.  Details at:  http://careercenter.umich.edu/.

Personal Statement Workshops—Getting Started

Learn what law schools are looking for in your personal statement and participate in writing exercises designed to help you write a strong and inspired essay.  

Sponsored by LSA Academic Advising Center

 

LSAT Familiarization Course

Pre-registration required:  careercenter.umich.edu/article/lsat-familiarization-course

September 20-November 8 (Fridays, 12:00 PM-2:00 PM), Location TBD

Nine sessions designed to familiarize participants with the LSAT content and basic test strategies. The course culminates with a practice LSAT administration under timed conditions.  

Sponsored by The Career Center and the LSA Student Government

 

Pre-Law Quick Question Hours

No appointment is needed to drop in and ask a quick question about the admission process. This group-advising environment offers a great opportunity to learn from other students’ questions. 

Sponsored by LSA Academic Advising Center.

 

Visiting School Information Sessions

An opportunity to learn about this particular law school and gauge your candidacy there. See individual events for pre-registration details.

Sponsored by the Career Center

 

September

Law School Personal Statement Google+ Hangout 

Sponsored by the Career Center

Monday, September 9th

8:00 PM-8:40 PM (Virtual)

Space is limited and pre-registration required.  Details at: http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/what-career-center-workshops-and-small-group.

Pre-Law Quick Question Hours

Sponsored by the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

Wednesday, September 11th

11:00 – Noon,
1255 Angell Hall

No appointment is needed to drop in and ask a quick question during this time. Please be aware that this is a group advising environment so there may be one or more students present. It’s a great opportunity to learn from other students’ questions!

Law School Application Discussion (Small Group Setting)

Sponsored by the Career Center

Friday, September 13th

2:00 PM-2:40 PM
The Career Center Program Room

Space is limited and pre-registration required.   E-mail careercenter@umich.edu or call 734/764-7460 to register.

Law School Personal Statement Google+ Hangout 

Sponsored by the Career Center

Tuesday, September 17th

7:30 PM-8:10 PM (Virtual)

Space is limited and pre-registration required.  Details at: http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/what-career-center-workshops-and-small-group.

On-on-One Pre-Law Consultations with MSU Law Admissions Dean

Sponsored by the Career Centerr

Wednesday, September 18th

The Career Center

Pre-registration required. Sing up at http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/career-center-connector

Pre-Law Quick Question Hours

Sponsored by the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center.

Thursday, September 19th

10:00 – Noon,
1255 Angell Hall

No appointment is needed to drop in and ask a quick question during this time. Please be aware that this is a group advising environment so there may be one or more students present. It’s a great opportunity to learn from other students’ questions!

Law School Personal Statement Discussion (Small Group Setting)

Sponsored by the Career Center

Thursday, September 19th

12:00 PM-12:40 PM
Location TBD

Space is limited and pre-registration required.   E-mail careercenter@umich.edu or call 734/764-7460 to register.

Vanderbilt Law Interviews @ Michigan

Sponsored by the Career Center

Monday, September 23rd

10:00 AM-4:00 PM
The Career Center

Pre-registration required.  Sign up at:  admissions@law.vanderbilt.edu

Each academic year, Vanderbilt Law School admissions representatives attend a variety of student recruiting events across the nation. These are great opportunities for prospective students to learn more about this very special place in American legal education. More information about these events is available through the Admissions Office - 615.322.6452 or admissions@law.vanderbilt.edu

University of Pennsylvania Law @ Michigan, One-on-One Consultations with the Associate Director of Admissions

Sponsored by the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

Monday, September 23rd

11:00 AM-1:00 PM
Newnan Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall

Pre-registration required.  Request an appointment by emailing: dguillot@umich.edu

Double Wolverine Michigan Law Panel & Reception

Sponsored by U-M Law School

Monday, September 23rd

7:00 PM
1225 South Hall, with reception to follow

Please RSVP to law.jd.admissions@umich.edu by September 18

Law Day

Sponsored by The Career Center and the LSA Student Government

Tuesday, September 24th

3:00-6:00 pm
2nd floor Michigan Union (multiple rooms)

Meet with representatives from ~130 law schools

Personal Statement Workshop – Getting Started

Sponsored by the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center.

Monday, September 30th

(repeated in October and November)

4:00 PM-5:00 PM,
G243 Angell Hall

Learn what law schools are looking for in your personal statement and participate in writing exercises designed to help you write a strong and inspired essay.

October

Personal Statement Workshop – Getting Started

Sponsored by the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center.

Tuesday, October 8th

(repeated later in October and November)

Noon-1:00 PM,
G243 Angell Hall

Learn what law schools are looking for in your personal statement and participate in writing exercises designed to help you write a strong and inspired essay.

Law School Personal Statement Google+ Hangout 

Sponsored by the Career Center

Tuesday, October 15th

7:00 PM-7:40 PM (Virtual)

Space is limited and pre-registration required.  Details at:  http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/what-career-center-workshops-and-small-group.

Personal Statement Workshop – Getting Started

Sponsored by the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center.

Friday, October 18th

(repeated later in October and November) 

3:30 PM-4:30 PM,
G243 Angell Hall

Learn what law schools are looking for in your personal statement and participate in writing exercises designed to help you write a strong and inspired essay.

Law School Application Discussion (Small Group Setting)

Sponsored by the Career Center

Monday, October 21

12:00 PM-12:40 PM
The Career Center Program Room

Space is limited and pre-registration required.   E-mail careercenter@umich.edu or call 734/764-7460 to register.

Harvard Law School Information Session

Sponsored by the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

Wednesday, October 30th

11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Newnan Advising Center, 1255 Angell Hall

During the recruiting season each fall, representatives of Harvard Law School will visit Law School Forums and college campuses across the United States. Please check with the college/university's pre-law advisor or career services office for more details.

Personal Statement Workshop – Getting Started

Sponsored by the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center.

Wednesday, October 30th

Noon-1:00 PM,
G255-N Angell Hall (Smart Room)

Learn what law schools are looking for in your personal statement and participate in writing exercises designed to help you write a strong and inspired essay.

November

University of Detroit Mercy Law Luncheon and Information Session

Sponsored by the Career Center

Wednesday, November 6th

11:30 AM-1:30 PM
Michigan Union Welker Room

Meet one-on-one with Interim Dean and Associate Professor of Law, Troy Harris, Ms. Kimbely Jones, Director of Admissions and Ms. Barbara Stockwell-Buslepp, Admission Specialist from the University of Detroit Mmercy School of Law, at the University of Michigan for a luncheon and presentation on UDM Law in the Michigan Union in the Welker Room on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 11:30am-1:00pm.

Please RSVP to Ms. Stockwell-Buslepp at   buslepba@udmercy.edu

For more information on Admissions, Finanacial Aid, Scholarships, Open House Dates and Mock Class Days contact the UDM Law Admissions Office at 313 596 0624

Personal Statement Workshop – Getting Started

Sponsored by the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center.

Thursday, November 7th

4:00 PM-5:00 PM,
G243 Angell Hall

Learn what law schools are looking for in your personal statement and participate in writing exercises designed to help you write a strong and inspired essay.

Pre-Law Quick Question Hours

Sponsored by the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center.

Friday, November 8th

11:00 – Noon,
1255 Angell Hall

No appointment is needed to drop in and ask a quick question during this time. Please be aware that this is a group advising environment so there may be one or more students present. It’s a great opportunity to learn from other students’ questions!

Personal Statement Workshop – Draft Review

Sponsored by the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center.

Thursday, November 15th

Noon-1:00 PM,
G243 Angell Hall

This workshop is designed for students who have already written a partial or complete draft of their personal statement. We will work together to offer constructive comments. Please be prepared to share your draft with other participants as well as with the pre-law advisor.

Law School Personal Statement Google+ Hangout
Sponsored by the Career Center

Monday, November 18th

7:00 PM-7:40 PM (Virtual)

Space is limited and pre-registration required.  Details at:  http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/what-career-center-workshops-and-small-group.

Law School Personal Statement (Small Group Setting)

Sponsored by the Career Center

Thursday, November 21st

3:30 PM-4:10 PM

Space is limited and pre-registration required.  Details at:  http://careercenter.umich.edu/article/what-career-center-workshops-and-small-group.