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Pre-Law Handbook 2016-2017 .pdf (Students download everything you need to know going forward)

 

What is a Law School Forum? Click on the link below:

http://www.lsac.org/2016forums/city/nyc.html

NYC Law School Forum dates are: Friday, October 14, 2016 & Saturday, October 15, 2016

Register on-line at : http://www.lsac.org/2016forums/city/nyc.html

 

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What are 10 things Every Pre-Law Student Should Know?

  • Connect with the Prelaw Program
  • Search for Financial Aid
  • Begin networking
  • Keep a journal of experiences and observations
  • Take the Kaplan Mock LSAT Exams for practice every semester
  • .    Research law schools early and determine your best-fit law schools
  • Make sure your professors know you (visit during office hours, speak up in class, and attend class)
  • Select a major of study that you enjoy
  • Get involved around campus and the student club community
  • Meet law school deadlines

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Pre-Law Scholarships 

Additional Pre-Law Resources

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Law School information Digital / Video Publications / Webinar Series

Pathway to Becoming a Professional: a Guide for Pre-Law Students

Tuesday, November 8, 7:30 to 8:30 p.m., EDT

Register Now »

Join us for this informative presentation that will focus on the importance of professionalism for aspiring attorneys. Topics to be covered in this webinar include a discussion of what it means to be a professional; how and why professionalism can impact your success in the law school application process; and, how a display of professionalism can advance your legal career and personal brand. Following panelists' remarks will be a Q&A segment during time webinar participants will be able to ask questions of the presenters.

Our Expert Presenters

Karen Graziano Karen Graziano is an experienced career consultant, a professional writing instructor, and the pre-law advisor at Princeton University. She founded the Pre-Law and Professional Development programs and courses at Villanova University and has been actively involved in the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors, including serving as NAPLA president.

Victoria Turco Victoria Turco has served as pre-law advisor at Georgetown University since 2008. In prior positions, she served as a nationwide career counselor and advisor for lawyers, associate university counsel, and as a litigation associate. She is an active member of the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors, currently serving as At-Large Board Member.

 

Fall 2015 Webinar Series


             http://streaming.law.fsu.edu/other/videoviewbook2012/

  • Focus LSAT Approach at Albany Law School, Touro Law School, and Pace Law School:

           www.focusapproach.com


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All student applicants MUST have a current social security card!!!!!!

1)      Employment Acknowledgement Letter (will be attached in the email sent to you)

2)    Use IT-2014E is for students under the age of 25.  If you are under 25 but not a full time student then you must use IT-2014 instead

 

3)    You will complete the W4 Form 

 

4)  Contact the Fiscal and Business Office to complete your I-9 form appointment and submit the above documents.   If you are unable to meet with Fiscal and Business office you may lose your award since all paperwork has to be submitted by a specific deadline.  They will ask you to bring your social security card (no exceptions) and a photo ID (passport, school ID, license etc. ALL Current documents). Therefore, review the I-9 form on-line. So that you are familiar with what are acceptable documents to bring and to make sure you have them and they are current (not expired).

 

5)  Students will need to submit a thank you letter for the donor in order to start the payment process.

  • You are encouraged to make an appointment with a writing tutor at the Learning Center to have them look over your thank you note to ensure there are no mistakes or grammatical errors.
  • We have samples for you to use as a guide (do not copy the letter since several students will be sending the donor a thank you letter).

If you are an international student let me know since you have to also do some additional documents.  If you have any questions, please contact: Pam Brown, at pbrown@brooklyn.cuny.edu

Contact Information

* For more information please visit the Magner Career Center at 1303 James Hall or call 718-951-5696 to schedule an appointment with the Pre-Law Research Assistant.

Magner Career Center Staff

 

Pamela Brown,
Pre-Law Early Career Counselor

pbrown@brooklyn.cuny.edu
(718) 951-5696
1303 James Hall

 Pre-Law Research Assistant

Tianna Addae

Contact information

Tianna.Addae17@brooklyn.cuny.edu

(718) 951-5696

1303 James Hall

Faculty Advisor 

 

Prof. Anna Gotlib

Office hours:

Tuesday & Thursday

9:30am-2pm

*And by appointment


 

Professor Anna Gotlib

Pre-Law Academic Adviser

Philosophy Department

3300 Boylan Hall

718.951.5046
 

AGotlib@brooklyn.cuny.edu