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Pre-Law Program Calendar

Below is a listing of scheduled pre-law programs through the Pre-Law Advising Office. Be sure to check back to this page frequently for updates to current listings or the addition of new programs. Also, don't forget to check the Emory Pre-Law Society webpage for a calendar of their upcoming events!

AUGUST 2014

24 - Pre-Law New Student Orientation, 9 a.m. & 10 a.m., White Hall 206

Introduction session for incoming first-year students who are interested in pursuing law school after Emory. Find out what you need to do (and don't need to do) to get off on the right foot toward the law school of your dreams.

25 - SYE Sophomore Summit Pre-Law Pathways, 3 p.m., Harland Cinema

A session for pre-law sophomores. Now that the first year of college is behind you, we'll cover what the goals should be for the next phase of your pre-law plan!
 

SEPTEMBER 2014

4 & 8 - Law School Application Orientations, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m., Career Center Conference Room

Applying to law school this Fall? These sessions are for you! The entire law school application process will be covered from start to finish so that applicants will know exactly what to do and when to do it. Choose only ONE session to attend. The same information will be covered both nights. 

9 - Law School Personal Statements & Other Admissions Essays, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Career Center Conference Room

Wondering what to write about (or not write about) in your personal statement? This session will cover how to choose a topic and what pitfalls to avoid in your admissions essay. We’ll close with a writing exercise to get the creative juices flowing! This session is designed for students currently applying to law school.

11 - Letters of Recommendation for Law School - 5:30-6:30 p.m., Career Center Conference Room

Who should you ask to write your letters for law school? What should they talk about? How do you collect the letters? Get answers to all these questions and more in this session. Plus, a discussion of how to select your letters strategically for maximum impact! Session is for seniors who are currently in cycle for law school applications.

27 - Mock LSAT (sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep) - 9 a.m., White Hall

Want to see how the LSAT works? Curious to see how well you would do? Or, are you taking the October LSAT and want to get in a bit more formal practice? Come get your "LSAT practice" on with the real-life simulation test. Register here: www.formstack.com/forms/?1811049-WsVml3kFPv


OCTOBER 2014

20 - Harvard Law School Information Session, 6-7 p.m., White Hall 102

Come hear from HLS' Dean of Admissions, Jessica Soban, as she shares the "real deal" about a Harvard Law education. Find out from the decision-maker what it takes to be competitive for a top law school! Open to all pre-law students.

22 – Grad School Fair - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m., Cox Hall Ballroom 

Network with admissions representatives from more than 100 graduate and professional schools from across the country, including over a dozen law schools. Get your questions answered by those who read files and make admissions decisions for a living!

27 - Pre-Law Day at Oxford

Emory's Pre-Law Advisor will be spending the day at Oxford to meet with pre-laws on that campus. The schedule is as follows:

  • 2-5 p.m. - Walk-up Office hours (Library, 1st floor)
  • 6-7 p.m. - Pre-Law Workshop (Library, room 201)

29 - LSAT Strategy Session (sponsored by TestMasters), 4 - 5:30 p.m., Career Center Conference Room

Learn strategies for mastering the LSAT from one of TestMasters' master instructors! Register by clicking on the link above, and click here to learn more about TestMasters discount for Emory students!

NOVEMBER 2014

4 - Law School Admissions Panel - 6:30 p.m., PAIS 230

Hear from a panel of top law school admissions professionals, including NYU, UT-Austin, and Northwestern, on how to be in top competitive form for top law schools!

6 - Georgetown Law Information Session - 6:00 p.m., Career Center Conference Room

Come hear from one of Georgetown's admissions professionals about their exciting law program and what it takes to be a top competitor!

11 - Emory Night @ Emory Law - 6-8 p.m., Emory School of Law (Gambrell Hall)

Emory School of Law welcomes Emory undergrads to an evening of dinner and informative talks by the Dean of the Law School, Dean of Admissions, and Emory Law "Double Eagles" (Emory Law students who were also Emory undergrads). Find out what it takes to be competitive for admission as well all of the great opportunities and programs available to Emory Law students.

13 - Law Admissions Networking Night - 7:30 - 9 p.m., Math & Science Center Atrium

Come "meet and greet" with law school admissions representatives from all over the country! The informal networking mixer will be a great opportunity for pre-law students to get their questions answered by the decision-makers themselves, as well as an excellent chance to practice your networking skills! Business casual dress preferred.

14 - LSAC Atlanta Law School Forum - 2 - 7 p.m., Americas Mart (Downtown Atlanta)

Representatives from over 200 law schools across the country will descend on Atlanta for the annual LSAC Atlanta Forum! Don't miss this golden opportunity to meet with admissions reps from all of your schools of interest in one place! Pre-register at the LSAC website, www.lsac.org, or click the link above.