The Council on Legal Educational Opportunity of the American Bar Association has designed some courses to help identify, motivate and prepare students for a career in the legal profession. Committed students can learn how to successfully navigate the law school admission process and underwrite their success in law school by participating in the College Scholars program.
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For Freshmen: The Road To Law School seminar aims to provide Freshmen an overview of the key components of the law school application process.
For Sophomores: The Sophomore Super Saturdays seminar aims to help students further develop logical reasoning, reading comprehension and writing skills – the skills needed to become a competitive law school applicant.
For Juniors, Seniors/Post Graduates: Juniors Jumpstart the LSAT seminar aims to help participants understand the importance of systematic and timely preparation for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Accordingly, juniors will be granted priority enrollment for the seminar
CLEO is a non-profit project of the American Bar Association. Since 1968, CLEO has helped more than 7,000 low-income and minority students become successful members of the legal profession. The College Scholars Program seeks to continue this standard of excellence through a collaborative effort between CLEO and colleges and universities throughout the United States.
Georgetown Law just announced its fall Group Interview/Info Sessions. Dean Andy Cornblatt will be hosting a Group Interview (open to Illinois students and alumni who are applying to law school this fall) on Thursday, September 27 in Chicago. He will also host an Information Session that same day, open to all who are interested. The time will be late afternoon/early evening but has yet to be set. The location is also yet to be announced, although Chicago is a confirmed site for Sept. 27.
Those interested in attending either of these events should RSVP online at https://lawgeorgetown.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_86rp5vQydfFVBlP
Questions may be directed to Georgetown Law Admissions at 202-662-9015 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WELCOME BACK to campus! And welcome to our new blog!
Farewell to our newsletter, the Pre-Law Informer. For four years we have been sending it out every week. Now, we’re happy to be joining the Blogosphere! Just like our newsletter, our blog will still cover information about the application process, upcoming event information, interesting articles about the legal field, book reviews, and more. Plus, the blog is searchable and archived for easy reference!
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