TODAY! Perfecting Your Personal Statement and Resume for law School Workshop – Monday October 23 at 4:00 in 514 Illini Union Bookstore Building. The personal statement is one of the most difficult yet powerful elements of the law school application. Join us for this workshop, which will cover what the personal statement is, how to prepare for writing it, and some tips and suggestions for making it reflect an applicant’s strengths. We will also discuss how the personal statement and resume can complement each other to create a stronger law school application. Each session is the same, so select the one that best suits your schedule. Click here to register!
TOMORROW! Get to Know Northwestern Law
Hosted by: Pre-Law Honors Society and Northwestern Pritzker School of Law
Oct 24, 2017 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Speaker: Sarah Rewerts, Assistant Director of Admissions
Interested in Northwestern Pritzker School of Law? Join us as Assistant Director of Admissions Sarah Rewerts discusses The Northwestern Law Difference. Sarah will also share her inside perspective on Northwestern Law’s admission process, including: the Early Decision program; the interview process; the recent decision to begin accepting the GRE (for the Fall 2019 entering class), and more! This is a great opportunity to get to know Northwestern Law and to have your questions answered! This event is open to all interested students.
Interested in Patent Law and the Patent Bar? Do not miss this great event!
Patent Bar Exam Session Nov 15, 2017 5:00 – 6:00 pm 335 Grainger Engineering Library
The patent bar exam is the required first step to becoming either a patent agent for the United States Patent & Trademark Office or a patent prosecutor/litigator as a practicing attorney. Students with a background in engineering and the sciences (such as biology, biochemistry, physics, chemistry, computer science) are eligible to sit for this exam. (To see all exam requirements, visit the link below). Join us for this Patent Bar session to learn about the exam from an expert. Mark Dighton, Director of the Practicing Law Institute Patent Office Exam Course, will be here to answer all of your questions about the patent bar, including:
- What exactly does the patent bar cover?
- When and how often can you take it?
- How do people prepare for the exam?
- What is the format of the exam, and how are results received?
- What is a passing score for the exam?
He’ll also answer any other questions you have about the patent bar exam. This session is specifically designed for those undergrad and graduate students in engineering, science, or technology disciplines who are eligible to sit for the patent bar.
For a list of eligible majors or backgrounds visit https://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/OED_GRB.pdf
This is a free event. Please register at the link here so that we can ensure enough seating and materials for everyone.
Register Now to attend the FREE Midwest Law School Virtual Fair on Nov. 7th
Meet Admissions Representatives & Faculty from Law Schools in the Midwestern U.S. Live Online!
This event is a convenient way to interact with law school representatives. For more information, click here.
College of Law Events–Pre-Law students are invited to attend!
Governor Jim Edgar to present 2017 Vacketta-DLA Piper Lecture on the Role of Government and the Law
Location: Max L. Rowe Auditorium, Law Building
Other Campus Events