Fall 2009 Pre-Law Programs

We are requesting RSVPs on the personal statement workshops.

Prelaw Bookmark (PDF)

September 2009 Pre-Law Programs

The Law School Application Process
Monday, September 14, 4:00-5:00 p.m., 1014 Tisch Hall
Sponsored by the History Dept. and The Career Center

Personal Statement Workshop
Wednesday, September 16, 3:00-4:00 p.m., Career Center Program Rom, 3200 SAB
Stuck on where to get started and what to say?  This workshop is for you! 
Website RSVP required: https://www-a1.lsa.umich.edu/lrc_conf/app/?confid=c-ugrad
Sponsored by Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

Personal Statement Workshop
Thursday, September 17, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Rm TBA
Starting your personal statement.  Email clluke@umich.edu to attend.
Sponsored by Sweetland Writing Center and The Career Center

Applying to Law School:  Q&A for Graduate and Non-Traditional Students
Monday, September 21, Noon-1:00 p.m., Career Center Program Room, 3200 SAB
Sponsored by The Career Center

Law Day
Wednesday, September 23, Noon-4:00 p.m., Michigan Union Ballroom
Over 100 law schools will have representatives on campus to share their special programs and discuss their law school with you.
Sponsored by The Career Center

Personal Statement Workshop
Tuesday, September 29, 4:00-5:00 p.m., G243 Angell Hall
Stuck on where to get started and what to say?  This workshop is for you! 
Website RSVP required: https://www-a1.lsa.umich.edu/lrc_conf/app/?confid=c-ugrad
Sponsored by Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

October 2009 Pre-Law Programs

An Insider's Guide to Law School Admissions
Monday, October 5, 7:00-8:30 p.m., 100 Hutchins Hall
University of Chicago, University of Michigan, and University of Pennsylvania Admissions Deans review three applications with the audience and weigh the strengths and weaknesses of each candidate. 
Audience Participation Event!
Sponsored by: Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center, the Career Center, the Black Undergraduate Law Association, and Michigan Pre-Law Society

Personal Statement Workshop
Wednesday, October 7, Noon-1:00 p.m., G243 Angell Hall
Stuck on where to get started and what to say?  This workshop is for you! 
Website RSVP required: https://www-a1.lsa.umich.edu/lrc_conf/app/?confid=c-ugrad
Sponsored by Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

Special Webinar
--Crafting Your Best Personal Statement and Other Winning Tips for Law School Admission
Tuesday, October 13, 7:00-7:45 p.m.
This online meeting (webinar) will discuss the importance of the personal statement in the law-school admission process, topics of greatest interest to readers, and suggestions for writing an effective personal statement.
Presenters are:
Ann Levine, author of: The Law School Admissions Game: Play Like an Expert
Karen Wittkopp, Prelaw Advisor at the University of Michigan
Charles Roboski, Dean of Admissions at Michigan State University College of Law
Space is limited and registration is required:
http://www.law.msu.edu/admissions/events.php
Participants interact via a chat function and phone.  Access to a computer, the internet, and a phone are necessary.
Sponsored by: Newnan LSA Academic Advising and Michigan State University College of Law

Harvard Law School Presentation with Q&A
Thursday, October 15, 1:00-2:00 p.m., 3200 SAB
Ms. Karen Buttenbaum, Associate Director of Admissions will present
Sponsored by: Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center and The Career Center

Personal Statement Workshop
Thursday, October 22, 2:00-3:00 p.m., G243 Angell Hall
Stuck on where to get started and what to say?  This workshop is for you! 
Website RSVP required: https://www-a1.lsa.umich.edu/lrc_conf/app/?confid=c-ugrad
Sponsored by Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center

November 2009 Pre-Law Programs

Yale Law School Visit
Monday, November 16, 12:00-2:00 p.m., 3200 SAB
Drop-in Q&A
Sponsored by The Career Center