December Snapshot

End of Semester Wrap-Up!

December is finally here and with it the end of the semester! Our best wishes as you complete your end of semester tasks,  prepare for finals, and set goals for winter break!

Below please see a list of important dates, upcoming events, and reminders for December 2021!

December 1: Law Chat Live @ Noon: Strategies for Spring Application Success. Click here for more information.

December 1: PS 392 (International Organizations and Regionalism) Study Abroad Information Session at 12:00 pm in Lincoln Hall 1027 or via Zoom. Click here to learn more about the program!

December 2: AccessLex Webinar“Choosing a Law School” at 7:00 pm. Click here for more information.

December 2: Registration Deadline: LSAC December Digital Law School Forum. Click here to register.

December 2: Harvard Law Information Session with First Class Law Students Association, an affinity group for first-gen and low-income law students, at 6:00 pm. Click here to register.

December 3: LSAT Registration Deadline: January 2022 LSAT.

December 3: University of Houston Law Center: Pre-Law Pipeline Program Information Session at 12:00 pm. To learn more about the program, click here. Info Session Zoom link

December 3: Center for East Asian & Pacific Studies: “How Might Transitional Justice Lead to Community Restoration?” presentation with Professor Chungmoo Choi via Zoom. Click here to register.

December 4: LSAC: December Digital Law School Forum. Click here for more information. Register by December 2nd!

December 6: Women’s Resources Center: Dish It Up Series- “Home for the Holidays- Navigating New and Old Relationships Over Winter Break” Illini Union 210 General Lounge at 12:00 pm.

December 7: University of Chicago Law School: Admissions Webinar at 12:00 pm. Click here to register.

December 7: UIUC Counseling Center: Workshop-“#FinishStrongIllinois: Preparing for Finals”, Lincoln Hall 1092 at 7:00 pm.

December 8: Last Day of Instruction, Fall Semester.

December 8: University of Miami School of Law: Admissions 101 Information Session (virtual) at 7:00 pm. Click here to register.

December 9: Reading Day.

December 9: Loyola University Chicago School of Law: JD Virtual Information Session at 6:00 pm. Register here!

December 9: AccessLex Webinar– “Building Your Law School Budget” at 7:00 pm. Click here for more information.

December 9: Final Exam Period Begins – Good Luck!

December 13: University of Houston Law Center: Pre-Law Pipeline Program Information Session at 12:00 pm. To learn more about the program, click here. Info Session Zoom link

December 14: AccessLex Webinar“Applying to Law School” at 2:00 pm. Click here for more information.

December 15: AccessLex Webinar“Applying to Law School: A Strategic Approach For Underrepresented Students” at 5:00 pm. Click here for more information.

December 16: AccessLex Webinar“Paying for Law School” at 7:00 pm. Click here for more information. 

December 17: University of Illinois College of Law: Prospective Student Webinar- “How Does Illinois Law Assist Students? Discussing Academic, Administrative, and Alumni Supports” at 12:00 pm. Click here for more information.

December 17: Final Exam Period Ends – Have a safe and enjoyable winter break!

December 19: Winter Session Course Add/Drop (100% refund) Deadline.

December 20: First Day of Instruction, Winter Session.

December 22: University of Chicago Black Law Students Association Law Admissions Q&A at 5:00 pm via Zoom.  Register online to attend.

December 29:  LSAT Registration Deadline: February 2022 LSAT.

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November Snapshot

November is a busy and critical month for pre-law students and alumni, between spring course registration, November LSAT, Fall Break/Thanksgiving holiday, end of semester deadlines, and of course working toward application submission – there is a lot to keep track of this month!

Below is a list of important dates, upcoming events, and reminders for November 2021! 

Be sure to check back throughout the month for updates and additions…

November 1: Still making course decisions for spring? Registration for spring is here!  Be sure to check out our Spring 2022 Pre-Law course suggestions online!

November 2:  “Recognizing and Preventing Burnout” Workshop. Hosted by UIUC Counseling Center, BIF 1041 at 7:00 pm.

November 3: Law Chat Live @ Noon: Wellness = Professionalism. Click here for more information.

November 3: PLAS Workshop: Pre-Law 101: Session 1 at 5:00 pm. Click here to register.

November 4: PLAS Workshop:  Drafting Your Application Personal Statements | Resumes | Addendums at Noon. Click here to register.

November 4: University of Chicago Law School and Black Law Students Association: Webinar-“Law School and the Law School Admissions Process” at 4:00 pm. Click here to register.

November 4: University of Chicago Law School: Deferred MBA/JD Information Session at 4:00 pm. Click here to register.

November 4:  IJourney Workshop-“Not All Wounds are Visible: Mental Health Stigma” at 7:00 pm. Click here for more information.

November 5-6: LSAC: Law School Forum- New York (in-person).

November 7: Application Deadline: Mayo Clinic & Illinois Alliance for Technology-Based Healthcare: Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Program for Summer 2022. Click here for more information.

November 8: National First-Generation Day Celebration hosted by OMSA. Click here for more information.

November 9: Illinois’ Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA) Overview at 11:00 am. Click here to register.

November 9: NYU School of Law: Online Information Session at 1:00 pm. Students are encouraged to register by November 4. Click here to register.

November 9: PLAS Event: Law Schools Across America- Chicagoland+  Admissions Panel at 5:00 pm. For more information or to register click here.

November 9: “Boosting Resilience through Mindfulness” Workshop hosted by UIUC Counseling Center. In-person,  Huff Hall 1002 at 7:00 pm.

November 9: AccessLex: Webinar-“Applying to Law School: A Strategic Approach For Underrepresented Students” at 7:00 pm. Click here for more information.

November 10: PLAS Workshop: Pre-Law 101: Session 2 at 5:00 pm. Click here to register.

November 10: College of ACES is hosting a virtual panel with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers at 5:30 pm. Zoom link: https://illinois.zoom.us/j/81318277320?pwd=OTAzeHpQcjlha1g2YVJvR3grbm1DQT09

November 12: Internship DeadlineThe Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights Spring 2022 Undergraduate Internship Application Deadline. Click here for more information.

November 12: Saint Louis University School of Law is hosting a Virtual Pre-Law Day at 12:00 pm. Click here to register.

November 12: “Shamar Betts Case: Unequal Justice in the Aftermath of George Floyd’s Murder” Lecture hosted by University YMCA. In-person at Latzer Hall or online via Zoom at 12:00 pm. Click here for more information.

November 12-14: November LSAT Administration. Good luck to all of our test takers!

November 13: LSAC: Law School Forum- Los Angeles (in-person).

November 15: PLAS Workshop: Gap Year Presentation. Click here to register.

November 15: AccessLex “Applying to Law School” Webinar at 7:00 pm. Click here for more information.

November 16: AccessLex “The Road to Zero: A Strategic Approach to Student Loan Repayment” Webinar at 11:00 am. Click here for more information.

November 16:  Midwest Law School Virtual Fair from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Click here for more information.

November 16: AccessLex “Building Your Law School Budget” Webinar-at 2:00 pm. Click here for more information.

November 16: TestMasters is hosting a virtual LSAT Workshop at 6:00 pm. Click here to register.

November 16: “Managing Stress: Know Your Limits and Needs” Workshop. Hosted by UIUC Counseling Center, Lincoln Hall 1092 at 7:00 pm.

November 17: Law Chat Live @ Noon: Building Your Resume- Strategies for Summer. Click here for more information.

November 17: University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law: Legal Employer Diversity Collective Pathway Project- Women in Law Presentation at 6:30 pm. Click here to register.

November 17: University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law: Collaborative Pathway Equity, Accuracy, and Representation Workshop at 6:30 pm. Click here to register.

November 18: University of Illinois College of Law: Prospective Student Webinar- “Many Ways to be a Lawyer: Exploring Different Career Paths” at 2:00 pm. Click here to register.

November 18-21:  The 17th Annual National Black Pre-Law Conference and Law Fair 2021. Click here for more information.

November 30: Foreign Language & Area Studies (FLAS): Virtual Fellowships Information Session at 4:00 pm. Click here to register.

November 30: “Setting Healthy Boundaries with Alcohol and Drugs” Workshop. Hosted by UIUC Counseling Center,  Illini Union 209 at 7:00 pm.

November 30: Sign-Up Deadline- LSAT Study Groups: Our office will be putting together study groups for upcoming 2022 LSAT exams. These study groups are designed to help LSAT test takers learn from other takers, share resources, and to help keep takers accountable to a study plan. If you are an alum interested in being part of a Zoom study group with other alumni, you may also fill out the form. Study group assignments will be released by December 6th and groups can start as early as winter break. If interested, please fill out this form by 11:59pm on November 30th.

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October Snapshot

October is officially here which calls for the start of a busy application season! Below is a list of important dates, upcoming events, internship deadlines, and reminders for this month!

October 1: LSAT Deadline– Last day to register for the November LSAT!

October 1: Internship Deadline– Intern for Tammy Duckworth for Spring 2022. Click here for more information.

October 4: Internship Deadline– Humanities Gateway Internship in Public Media and Civic Engagement. For more information click here.

October 4: Leadership Deadline– Provost’s Undergraduate Student Advisory Board applications due. Click here for more information.

October 5: PLAS Event: Law Schools Across America- Big 10 Highlights at 5:00 pm. For more information or to register click here.

October 5: UIUC Counseling Center Workshop-“Maintaining Mid-Term Season Self-Care” in Bevier Hall 132 at 7:00 pm.

October 6: AccessLex: Webinar- “Choosing a Law School” at 11:00 am. For more information click here.

October 6: Law Chat Live @ Noon: Where to Apply?

October 6: Loyola University Chicago School of Law: Fall Series- “Road to Loyola, Application Insights” at 3:00 pm via Zoom. Click here for more information.

October 7: Campus Legal Internship Deadline The Office of University Counsel: Legal Administrative Intern.  Click here for more information.

October 7: AccessLex: Webinar- “Applying to Law School: A Strategic Approach For Underrepresented Students” at 7:00 pm. Click here for more information.

October 8: LSAC Forum– San Francisco. Click here for more information.

October 8: UIUC College of Law: Virtual CLE- “We Have to Talk: Navigating Challenging Conversations About Diversity” at Noon via Zoom. To register, click here.

October 9-12: October LSAT Administration. Good luck to all of our test takers!

October 12: PLAS Workshop: Pre-Law 101: Session 1 at 5:00 pm. Click here to register.

October 12: Indiana University- Maurer School of Law: Virtual Admissions Information Session at 5:00 pm. Click here to register.

October 12: UIUC Career Center: Workshop- “Creating Your Powerful Cover Letter” (in-person) at 5:00 pm. Click here for more information.

October 12: UIUC Counseling Center: Workshop- “Enhancing Prioritization and Time Management” Gregory Hall room 319 at 7:00 pm.

October 13: UIUC Gies College of Business Undergraduate Success Lab: Pre-Law Information Session 1 at 4:00 pm. Click here to register.

October 13: Siebel Center for Design: Kit Walsh, “A Practical Framework to Combat Automated Injustice” from 12-1pm. Click here for more information.

October 13: UIUC Career Center: Workshop- “Creating Your Powerful Resume” (in-person) at 5:00 pm. Click here for more information.

October 14: PLAS Workshop:  Drafting Your Application Personal Statements | Resumes | Addendums at 4:00 pm. For more information or to register click here.

October 15: University of Houston Law Center: Law in the Lone Star State- Texas Law School Admissions Panel (virtual) at 11:00 am. Click here for more information.

October 16: University of Houston Law Center: 2021 Diversity Pre-Law Symposium & Law School Admissions Fair. Click here for more information and to register.

October 16 & 17: Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center: Books to Prisoners. Click here for more information.

October 18: Internship Deadline– Congressional Black Caucus Foundation: Walmart Emerging Leaders Internship. Click here for more information.

October 18: Internship Deadline– Congressional Black Caucus Foundation: Pathways to C-Suite Internship Program. Click here for more information.

October 19: AccessLex: Webinar- “Applying to Law School: A Strategic Approach for Underrepresented Students” at 3:00 pm. Click here for more information.

October 19: PLAS Workshop: Pre-Law 101: Session 2 at 5:00 pm. Click here to register.

October 19: UIUC Counseling Center: Workshop-“Helping Yourself and Others: Mental Health 101” Illini Union 209 at 7:00 pm.

October 20: Law Chat Live @ Noon: Course Highlights from Senior Students

October 20: Peace Corps Application Workshop: Interview Tips at 2:30 pm.  Click here for more information.

October 21: Peace Corps Application Workshop: Resume Tips at 11:00 am.  Click here for more information.

October 21: PLAS Event: Legal Studies Minor Info Session at 1:30 pm. Click here for more information.

October 21: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Journey Workshop- “Enhancing Stereotype Awareness” in Psych 32 at 7:00 pm. Click here for more information.

October 22: LSAC Forum– Atlanta. Click here for more information.

October 23: University of Houston Law Center: 2021 Diversity Pre-Law Symposium & Law School Admissions Fair. Click here for more information and to register.

October 24: Leadership Deadline– The Office of Undergraduate Admissions: Illinois Student Admissions Representative. Click here for more information.

October 24: Goldman Sachs: Goldman Sachs is offering two undergraduate programs in their Legal Division in Dallas, TX starting in summer 2022. Applications are encouraged to be submitted as soon as possible. For more information, click here.

October 25: AccessLex: Webinar- “Building Your Law School Budget” at 2:00 pm. Click here for more information.

October 25: PLAS Event: Law Schools Across America– Midwest Highlights at 5:00 pm. For more information or to register click here.

October 27: UIUC Gies College of Business Undergraduate Success Lab: Pre-Law Information Session 2 at 1:00 pm. Click here to register.

October 27: Illinois Trial Team: Tryout for the Illinois Mock Trial Team! Contact Brooke Conklin at illinoistrialteam.vpe@gmail.com for tryout information and a tryout time slot between 6:00 and 9:00 pm.

October 28: Legal Humanities Lecture: Franita Tolson on Voting Rights at 7:30 pm. Click here to register.

October 31: Internship Deadline– Congressional Black Caucus Foundation: State Farm Communications Internship. Click here for more information.

October 31: Application Deadline– The University of Toledo College of Law: Launch into Law Program. Click here for more information.

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