Pre-Law Calendar

February:

 

Intro to Pre-Law Workshop
Date: Wednesday,  February 6th
Time: 2:30 - 3:50pm (Free Period)
Location: Engelhard, 211

Intended for First and Second Year students:

During this workshop, we will discuss what it means to be "Pre-Law", strategies for successful planning and introduce you to opportunities that can help you prepare for this endevor.  We will also go over the BA/JD 3+3 program offered through the Newark College of Arts & Sciences and the Rutgers School of Law!

 

Pre-Law Society: General Body Meeting 
Date: Monday, February 11th 
Time: 11:30am - 12:50pm (Free Period)
Location: Hill, 204

All new members welcome! Click here for more information.

 

Law School Admissions 101
Date: Wednesday, February 13th 
Time: 2:30 - 3:50pm (Free Period)
Location: Engelhard, 211

Special Guest Speaker: Dean Anita Walton, Assistant Dean for Admissions-Rutgers Law School.

Come learn about the law school admissions process straight from the expert!  Dean Walton will walk you through the law school application process and offer tips as you prepare for this endeavor.

 

Legal Professions Learning Community (LPLC) Meet & Greet
Date: Wednesday, February 20th 
Time: 2:30 - 3:50pm
Location will be e-mailed to LPLC participants--Invitation only

 

March:

 

Test Prep Week: LSAT, MCAT, DAT and GRE

 Are you preparing to take the LSAT, MCAT, DAT, GRE in 2019, or just looking to practice? Becoming familiar with the tests’ format, reviewing real test questions, timing yourself and simulating real test conditions are excellent ways to prepare for this important piece of your professional school application. Test your knowledge and see what it's like to take the real thing! Join us this March and take a full length practice test for FREE!

***You need to attend the Strategy session during the week to participate. Dates listed below.

 

Free Practice Tests

Date: Saturday, March 9th

MCAT Practice Test
Time: 9:00 am - 4:30pm
Location: TBD

DAT Practice Test
Time: 9:00 am - 1:30pm
Location: TBD

GRE Practice Test
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00pm
Location: TBD

LSAT Practice Test
Time: 9:00 am - 1:00pm
Location: TBD

 

Strategy Sessions

MCAT Strategy Session
Date: Monday, March 4th
Time: 11:30 - 12:50 pm (free period)
Location: Hill 108

Co-sponsored by MAPS

GRE Strategy Session
Date: Wednesday, March 6th
Time:  2:30 - 3:50 pm (free period)
Location: Hill 101

Co-sponsored by Rutgers Graduate School

LSAT Strategy Session
Date: Wednesday, March 6th
Time:  2:30 - 3:50 pm (free period)
Location: Engelhard 211

Co-sponsored by Pre-Law Society

DAT Strategy Session
Date: TBD
Time:  TBD
Location: TBD

Co-sponsored by Project Dental All

 

Pre-Law Society: Mock Trial 
Date: Thursday, March 7th
Time: 6:00 -9:00pm
Location: Baker Trial Room - 125, CLJ

This event is designed for students interested in law to act as attorneys, witnesses, jury members and gain experience regarding courtroom procedures that occur during trials.  In addition, students get the opportunity to prep for a trial (i.e. opening arguments, closing arguments, prep witnesses, cross-examination) and experience what it would be like to conduct one. 

Click here for more information!

 

Pre-Law Society: General Body Meeting 
Date: Monday, March 11th 
Time: 11:30am - 12:50pm (Free Period)
Location: Hill, 204

All new members welcome! Click here for more information.

 

21st Century Legal Careers
Date: Wednesday, March 13th
Time: 2:30 - 3:50pm (Free Period)
Location: Engelhard, 211

Special Guest Speaker: Dean Jeff Becherer, Associate Dean for Admissions & Professional Development, New York Law School.

Come learn about exciting emerging legal careers and what you can do with your JD!

 

Pre-Law Society: General Body Meeting 
Date: Monday, March 25th 
Time: 11:30am - 12:50pm (Free Period)
Location: Hill 204

All new members welcome! Click here for more information.

 

Pre-Law Society: Lawyer Forum (Non-Traditional Law)
Date: Thursday, March 28th
Time: 6:00 -9:00pm
Location: Riker Room - 020, CLJ

This event will be an opportunity to speak and network with a panel of legal professionals from non-traditional areas of law.  This would include immigration law, entertainment law, human rights law, etc.

Click here for more information!

 

Legal Professions Learning Community (LPLC) Meet & Greet
Date: Wednesday, March 27th
Time: 2:30 - 3:50pm (Free Period)
Location will be e-mailed to LPLC participants --Invitation only

 

March LSAT Administration
Date: Saturday, March 30th 
(Advanced registration required)
https://www.lsac.org

 

April:

 

Financing Your Legal Education 
Date: Wednesday, April 3rd
Time: 2:30-3:50pm (Free Period)
Location:  Engelhard, 211

Special Guest Speaker: Sherry Mason, JD - Director of Pre-Law Services, AccessLex.

Pursuing a legal education is a significant life decision--one that will allow you to follow any number of professional pathways.  You may choose to practice in a corporate firm, go into public interest law or use your legal background in another field. Wherever you end up, it is important for you to understand the realities of your student loans and finances now. In this session, we'll discuss the costs of pursuing legal education, describe the financial aid application process, review the available financing options and identify ways to be financially prepared to achieve your goals. 

 

Pre-Law Society: Know Your Rights
Date: Thursday, April 4th
Time: 6:00 -8:00pm
Location: Riker Room - 020, CLJ

This event will include panelist to discuss students' rights in interactions with police.  It will inform students of their rights as protected by the United States Constitution.  

Click here for more information!

 

Pre-Law Society: Mock Trial 
Date: Thursday, April 18th 
Time: 6:00 -9:00pm
Location: Baker Trial Room, CLJ

This event is designed for students interested in law to act as attorneys, witnesses, jury members and gain experience regarding courtroom procedures that occur during trials.  In addition, students get the opportunity to prep for a trial (i.e. opening arguments, closing arguments, prep witnesses, cross-examination) and experience what it would be like to conduct one. 

Click here for more information!

 

Legal Professions Learning Community (LPLC) Meet & Greet
Date: Monday, April 29th
Time: 11:30am - 12:50pm
Location will be e-mailed to LPLC participants -- invitation only