Every semester the Pre-Law Advising Team hosts numerous events and workshops. Our fall events are geared towards those new to USC and those who are applying to law school in the upcoming cycle.
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Our Fall 2014 events have ended. Please check back for upcoming Spring 2015 events!
Pre-Law Advisor: New Student Meet & Greet
Date: Wednesday, September 3rd @ 5pm
Location: CAS 120 Lobby
Application Tools and Tips
There are many parts to the law school application process. Come learn about the process and all its components including the LSAT, preparing a personal statement, getting letters of recommendation, and more.
Date: Tuesday, September 9th @ 5pm
Location: VKC 158
USC Law Fair
Date: Thursday, September 18
Location: McCarthy Quad
Pre-Law Talk w/ Fordham Law School: An Insider’s Perspective on the Application Process
Ever wondered how the admissions committee really evaluates an application? Do you want to know how the various factors of the application are weighed? Come get an insider’s perspective from Stephen Brown, Assistant Dean for Enrollment. Dean Brown has numerous years of law admissions and financial aid experience. In addition to his current position at Fordham Law School, Dean Brown has also worked at several New York area law schools including NYU and Columbia.
Speaker: Stephen Brown, Assistant Dean Enrollment Services
Date: Tuesday, September 23rd @ 5pm
Location: WPH 106
Personal Statement Tips: USC Gould School of Law
Speaker: Chloe Reid - Associate Dean and Dean of Admissions
Date: Tuesday, September 30th @ 4:30pm
Location: WPH 106
Law School Visit: Santa Clara Law
Speaker: Bryan Hinkle, Assistant Dean Enrollment Management
Date: Tuesday, September 30th @ 5:30pm
Location: VKC 154
Personal Statement Tips: USC Writing Programs
Speaker: Prof. James Brecher - WRIT 340 Instructor
Date: Wednesday, October 1st @ 4:30pm
Location: VKC 157
Law School Visit: UCLA School of Law
Speaker: Talin Broosan, Director of Admissions
Date: Thursday, October 2nd @ 4:30pm
Location: THH 108
Law School Visit: Harvard
Speaker: Nefyn Meissner, Assistant Director of Admissions
Date: Wednesday, October 8th @ 1pm
Location: HNB 100
Personal Statement Workshop with Loyola Law School
Speaker: Jannell Roberts, Assistant Dean of Admissions
Date: Tuesday, October 14th @ 4:30pm
Location: VKC 160
Law School Visit: UC Berkeley
Speaker: Edward Tom, Dean of Admissions
Date: Wednesday, October 15th @ 4:30pm
Location: VKC 157
Personal Statement Speed Review
A member of the Pre-Law Staff will review your personal statement and provide feedback on-the-spot. RSVP required; only 20 spots are available, so space is very limited! You will receive a confirmation at the beginning of next week if you are one of the first 20 to respond.
Date: Tuesday, October 21st @ 5pm
Mock Law Admissions with USC Law
David Kirschner, Director of Admissions at USC Law, will be go over the admission process from the law school's perspective. You will get a glimpse of what law schools are looking for in an application by evaluating sample applications together. Come get the inside scoop and learn more information about USC Gould School of Law.
Speaker: David Kirschner, Director of Admissions
Date: Monday, October 27th @ 5pm
Location: THH 118
Financing Law School, Hosted by UC Irvine School of Law
Does the cost of law school scare you? If so, this is a session you do not want to miss! A representative from UC Irvine School of Law will be on campus to shed light on these issues and many more.
Speaker: Estuardo Ponciano, Assistant Director of Admissions
Date: Tuesday, November 4th @ 5pm
Location: Trojan Presentation Room (Student Union Basement)
Experiencing a First-Year USC Law Class
Come experience a mock first-year law class at USC Gould School of Law taught by Professor Jody Armour.
Date: Thursday, November 6th @ 5pm
Location: USC Law School Room 1
USC Law 3+3 Information Session
The USC Law 3+3 Program is an accelerated bachelor's to JD program approved by the American Bar Association. The program allows eligible students to complete their BA and JD degree in six years instead of seven. This session will provide more information and answer common questions about eligibility and the admissions process. Open only to current freshmen, sophomores and juniors.
Date: Wednesday, November 12th @ 12pm
Location: USC Law School Room 130
Spring calendar of events coming soon!