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Upcoming Events

Every semester the Pre-Law Advising Team hosts numerous events and workshops.  Our spring events are geared towards those exploring the idea of law school and a legal career.  


Spring 2015

Our events have ended for the spring semester. Please check back for fall 2015 events!


Past Events

Gearing-up for the Application Cycle

If you are planning to apply to law school in the fall, then this is a workshop you don’t want to miss. Come hear firsthand from the pre-law team about what you can do to get ready for the upcoming admissions cycle. Topics to be discussed include:

● The Application Timeline


● Letters of Recommendation

● Personal Statement

Date: Wednesday, February 4th @ 5pm

Location: THH 112


Life as a Law Student

Are you thinking about law school? This is a huge life altering decision which requires a lot of analysis. Students from USC, UCLA and Loyola law schools will share information about their day-to-day lives that may help you decide whether or not law school is for you!

Date: Wednesday, February 11th @ 5pm

Location: THH 112


Mock LSAT with TestMasters

Date: Saturday, February 21st @ 10am-3:30pm

Location: Stauffer Science Lecture Hall (SLH) 100


Law School 101 with ScoreItUp LSAT Prep

Top 10:  Hear about the "Top 10" reasons to go...or not to law school!

Law School Admission:  Learn the key things that law schools look for in applications, and what you can do to enhance yours!

LSAT Prep:  Listen to a basic overview of the critically important LSAT and work through real LSAT problems

Speaker:  Mark Sacks, founder ScoreItUp LSAT Prep.  Mark founded ScoreItUp in 2008 after working as a LSAT Prep instructor for a national test prep company, graduating from Harvard Law School, and teaching over 35 full-length law courses at UC Irvine and other top universities. Mark is also a deputy district attorney for the Orange County District Attorney and a member of the advisory committee to Harvard University's Admission Committee.

**All attendees will receive a $250 discount on live ScoreItUp LSAT Prep courses in Orange County or $100 discount on ScoreItUp's online video course!**

 Date: Wednesday, February 25th @ 5pm

Location: THH 112


Law School Reception with Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

ASU Law Dean Sylvester and Executive Associate Dean Soto will be in Southern California visiting friends and alumni of the law school on March 3 and cordially invite all interested prospective students to a reception. Come meet Deans Sylvester and Soto, and learn more about what makes ASU Law a great choice for your legal education. No other law school has climbed so far and so fast as ASU Law has, and we hope you will take the opportunity to learn more about what has contributed to ASU Law’s great and continued success.

Refreshments will be provided.

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2015 @ 4:30pm

Location: Social Sciences Building (SOS) B40


Law School Admissions Panel

Please join us for a mock admissions panel conducted by representatives from Chapman, Southwestern, Loyola, University of San Deigo and University of San Francisco.

Date: Thursday, March 5, 2015 @ 5pm

Location: THH 102


Life as an Attorney Panel

Are you interested in the legal profession but have never met an attorney before? Do you wonder what an attorney does on a day-to-day basis? If so, then come to the “Life as an Attorney” panel to hear attorneys from various different fields speak about their career!

Date: Wednesday, March 11th @ 6pm

Location: THH 108


Spirit of the Law 

The Spirit of the Law Series features legal professionals discussing how they find meaning, purpose, and identity in the law; how they use their law degrees in creative and innovative ways; and how they connect the personal and the professional in their lives.

Speaker: Hon. Dorothy Wright Nelson, U.S. Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Lunch will be provided!

Event cosponsored by the USC Office of Religious Life, the USC Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics, and USC Pre-Law Office

Date: Thursday, March 12th @ 12:30 PM-1:20 PM

Location: USC Gould School of Law, Room 103


I Got in to Law School….Now, How do I Survive? Ways to Make a Successful Transition from Undergrad to Law School.

The biggest mistake students make coming into law school is thinking that it is a continuation of undergrad.  This couldn’t be further from the truth.  Come learn what law school is really like and along with effective strategies and tips for making the smoothest transition possible. Panel will include law students from USC, UCLA and Southwestern. This workshop is geared towards students who have already been admitted to law school.

Date: Wednesday, April 1st @ 5pm

Location: THH 112


City Year Open House

City Year is an AmeriCorps program that allows students to dedicate themselves to a year of service. City Year members spend 11 months providing support to at-risk students. Please stop by at any point during the open house to speak with Gabriella Mariani, Regional Director of Recruitment for the West Coast.

Date: Tuesday, April 7th @ 4:30-6:30pm

Location: Social Sciences Building (SOS) B40


3+3 Information Session

The USC Gould School of Law 3+3 Program is an accelerated bachelor's to JD program approved by the American Bar Association. Through the program, students are able to complete their BA and JD degrees in six years instead of seven.

Date: Wednesday, April 15th @ 12:30 pm

Location: USC Gould School of Law Room 101


Pre-Law Talk with David Kirschner, Director of Admissions, USC Gould School of Law

Join us for an informal session, where you will have the chance to ask questions and speak openly about law school and the admissions process.

Date: Wednesday, April 15th @ 5pm

***UPDATED***Location: Social Sciences Building (SOS) B40


3+3 Information Session

The USC Gould School of Law 3+3 Program is an accelerated bachelor's to JD program approved by the American Bar Association. Through the program, students are able to complete their BA and JD degrees in six years instead of seven.

Date: Tuesday, April 21st @ 4:30 pm

Location: USC Gould School of Law Room 3


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