Want to learn more about law school admissions from the law schools themselves? Attend PLAS programs, starting with tonight’s session with the University of Chicago Law School!

Every law school admissions cycle we hear from students that they want to learn more about the law schools from the people who work there.  That is the right approach for being a successful applicant so PLAS schedules programs to give pre-law students the opportunity to engage with admissions professionals from many law schools. The first such event for this semester is TONIGHT, featuring Ann Perry, Associate Dean for Admissions at the University of Chicago Law School, 5-6pm, Room 514 IUB Learn from a veteran law school dean all about how to maximize your admission chances and aid through successful interactions with admissions professionals. No registration is necessary. 

Scroll down for info on upcoming programs with law schools!

Inside Law School Admissions — Monday, October 3, 6:30pm, 1002 Lincoln Hall

How do law school admissions staff really view an application? What do they think about character and fitness issues, multiple LSAT scores, or poor personal statements? Join us as the following three seasoned law school admissions professionals share the inside scoop on how they evaluate applicants. Participants will have the chance to view applications and contribute to the conversation of whether to admit, deny, or waitlist the applicants. This is a must-see for anyone considering applying to law school! 

Panelists include:

  • University of California–Berkeley Associate Director of Admissions Grace Mayeda
  • University of Richmond Associate Dean for Admissions Michelle Rahman
  • University of Illinois Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid Rebecca Ray

This is your opportunity to meet admissions professionals one-on-one, see how they really evaluate applicants, and get some valuable tips on how to take your law school applications to the next level! No registration necessary.

Law School Admissions Fair — Tuesday, October 4, 10am-2pm, Illini Union A, B, C

Join us for the biggest pre-law event of the year! 120 law school representatives will visit campus to meet prospective students and share information about their law schools, programs, and people. Meet admissions professionals, learn about law schools, get some freebies and application fee waivers! Dress code is business casual. All students, alumni, and community members interested in law school are welcome! This event is free and open to the public. For additional details visit http://prelaw.illinois.edu/law-school-fair

Other law schools have contacted our office about visiting UIUC. Keep checking back for updates to our calendar!

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