JD Events

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Virtual Information Sessions

These 45-minute webinar sessions will be led by the Director of JD Admissions and provide tips and tricks relating to particular application components or applicant profiles.

Everything You Need to Know About Letters of Recommendation

Tuesday, 10/4/2022, 6:00 p.m. ET
Often times, a letter of recommendation can make or break an application file. Attend this session to receive tips on how to source the most effective letters of recommendation.

Addend…um?: How to Address Character & Fitness Issues and Other Addenda-Worthy Circumstances

Tuesday, 10/18/2022, 6:00 p.m. ET
Most law school applications allow for (if not require) the submission of addenda, supplemental statements designed to provide additional context about your candidacy. This session will help you understand when addenda are required, when they are recommended, and how best to draft them.

Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Tips for First-Generation Students

Tuesday, 11/15/2022, 6:00 p.m. ET
If you’re the first in your family to pursue a J.D., you may not be sure where to look for answers about the application process and law school in general. This session will speak specifically to the concerns of the first-generation law student.

Beginning A New Chapter: Tips for Non-Traditional Students

Tuesday, 11/29/2022, 6:00 p.m. ET
Perhaps you haven’t been in a classroom for a while. Maybe you pursued a different career or had to prioritize family responsibilities before law school. Now that you’re ready to begin a new chapter, attend this session to determine how a “non-traditional” applicant can assemble a compelling application file.

Paying For Law School: An Overview of Scholarships and Financial Aid

Tuesday, 12/13/2022, 6:00 p.m. ET
Law school is an investment, perhaps one of the largest you will make in your lifetime. Be sure to join us for an overview of the types of financial aid available, resources to reduce your dependence on student loans, and other valuable advice on financing your legal education.