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February

Pre-Law Seminar for Students with 0-50 credits

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 502

This seminar covers selecting a major, building a resume, volunteerism, recommended certificates and courses, and setting out a timetable for law school admission.

Admissions/Personal Statement Workshop

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 220

Admissions officers from FIU Law, UM, Nova-Southeastern, St. Thomas and Ave Maria will talk about their programs; well-crafted versus poor personal statements; disclosures on admission materials; how to deal with “problems”; and how to best prepare your applications.This is part of the Law and Legal Profession class. If you are not a student in the class, please sit in the last row.

Pre-Law Seminar for Students with 80-120 credits

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 502

This seminar is for students who have completed the LSAT and application process, and are choosing where to attend, searching for financial aid, and planning for next year as a 1L.

March

Pre-Law Seminar for Students with 50-80 credits

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 503

This seminar is for students who are planning to take the LSAT within the next year, preparing admissions materials, deciding where to apply, and getting letters of recommendation.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC241A

Cumberland School of Law will be on campus to share information with students who may be interested in attending law school. We will table and host an information session following. The information session will provide some great information for anyone interested in attending law school, even if they have not considered Cumberland. I call it, “What I Wish I’d Known Before I Went to Law School.”

Pre-Law Resume Workshop

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 503

Bring your resume and learn what needs to be included, what needs to be eliminated, how to get the most important information up front, and professionalizing your experiences.

April

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, FIU Faculty Club

(THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED)

September

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Venue:RB 130

Registering for the LSDAS, preparing for the LSAT, setting a timetable, getting you applications in order, letters of recommendation, selecting schools.

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Venue:SIPA 503

The first 45 minutes will be a general discussion open to all; the last 45 minutes will be reserved for TEN students who RSVP with their well-written draft personal statement no later than September 15.

October

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Venue:Hyatt Regency

If you are a Junior who will be applying for 2018, or a senior in the application process for 2017, this is the EVENT to ATTEND!!! Business attire required. Saturday, October 1st at 9 AM to 4 PM, Hyatt Regency, 400 SE Second Ave., Miami, FL, 33131. Register here: http://www.lsac.org/2016forums/city/miami.html

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Venue:GL 137

Courses that will assist in your law school preparation, networking, organization and extra-curricular opportunities, selecting a major, time management and balance.

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Venue:SIPA 503

The first 45 minutes will be a general discussion open to all; the last 45 minutes will be reserved for TEN students who RSVP with their well-written draft personal statement no later than October 20.

November

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Venue:SIPA 503

Registering for the LSDAS, preparing for the LSAT, setting a timetable, getting you applications in order, letters of recommendation, selecting schools.

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Venue:GL 166

Selecting your school and reserving your seat, getting scholarship money, completing FAFSA, readings in advance, equipment you night want to purchase, what to do while you wait for Fall 2017