December '21 Newsletter
December 3, 2021
Greetings for the last time of 2021!!
Key opportunities in this letter are some pretty great scholarships as well as new opportunities to begin preparing for the LSAT this coming spring. All Juniors should pay special attention to these as the time for taking the LSAT is approaching and will soon arrive. Don’t forget to reach out if you have any questions about LLS minor courses, events, scholarships, internships or general law school advising assistance!
As we move into this holiday season, we at the Pre-Law Center wish you joy, peace and above all, much-needed rest over this break. Good luck with all of your final exams and Happy Holidays to all! Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions!
In This Month’s Newsletter
Last Call for December Graduation Cords
Get All LSAT & Law School Application Fees Covered Now!!!
UT Law Virtual Seminar
Kansas Law Virtual Workshop
LSAC Forums & Important Dates
Get Involved & Join A Pre-Law Student Org Today!
Law School Scholarships
Discount UTA LSAT Prep Course & Private Tutoring Options
- Pre-Law & Law and Legal Studies Minor Cords for Graduation are Now Available!
It’s time to get ready for graduation! Whether you’re attending commencement live or virtually, you don’t want to miss the chance to get your Pre-Law graduation cords or your Law and Legal Studies Minor cords for those completing the program.
Please complete the Pre-Law Graduate Questionnaire linked below by December 12th to ensure you get your cords on time! Email email@example.com if you have any questions or concerns about grad cords.
- Get Your LSAT Exam, CAS Fees, Application Fees and LSAT Prep PAID FOR though the Sidley Scholars Program! APPLY TODAY!!!
The international law firm of Sidley Austin LLP is proud to announce we are now accepting applications for the 2022-2023 Sidley Prelaw Scholars Program. Students can apply using this application link through January 14, 2022The Sidley Prelaw Scholars Program is targeted at students of diverse backgrounds who are planning to matriculate to law school in the fall of 2023.
- Scholars will receive up to $2,500 to fund the LSAT, LSDAS credentialing, tuition in a commercial LSAT preparation course and reimbursement for application and CAS fees for up to seven law schools.
- The summer before beginning law school, Scholars will be treated to the Sidley Scholars Summer Seminar, a multi-day instructional program on how to succeed in law school, as well as an opportunity to meet Sidley lawyers and other leaders in the legal community.
- Scholars may also be eligible for an additional $3,500 law school scholarship following successful completion of the program!!
More information can also be found on the scholarship website: https://www.sidley.com/en/diversitylanding/sidley-prelaw-scholars-program.
You can also watch a short video about the program here: https://vimeo.com/242635999.
DO NOT MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY!! JUNIORS AND GRADUATES TAKING A GAP YEAR, APPLY ASAP!!!
- Register Now for this Virtual UT Law Event
Texas Law Pipeline Program - Admissions Boot Camp
Boot Camp is a one-day in-person workshop aimed at preparing college juniors, seniors, and recent graduates for the law school admissions process.
Workshop topics will include:
• The law school admissions timeline
• Financing law school
• LSAT preparation, and
• Resources for application support.
Participants will also participate in a networking lunch with members of the Texas Law community.
The University of Texas School of Law, Austin, TX
Registration and Agenda: Boot Camp registration will open at 1:30 pm on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 (updated). Once registration opens, please visit this event page for the program schedule and registration link.
Boot Camp is currently scheduled to take place on campus at Texas Law. If COVID developments impact these plans, we will notify registrants and update this event page.
Please watch this short video to learn more about Boot Camp and the Texas Law Pipeline Program.
- Kansas Law Virtual Info Session
Tuesday, December 7th @ 6:00PM CT
KU Law will be hosting a virtual “Why Kansas Law?” Info Session via Zoom. This event is free to attend and open to the public.
Register HERE to attend this live online event.
- Spring 2022 LSAC Forum & Important Dates
LSAC’s Still Primarily Virtual for Spring 2022
For the 2021-2022 Admissions cycle, LSAC will host most of its Forums digitally so that any and all students can have access to critical resources and information.
This is the nation’s largest law school fair and ALL law schools will be participating! This is your opportunity to hear from admissions and recruiters at your dream schools. LSAC will host a workshop for students preparing to take the LSAT where you will have the opportunity to hear directly from the test writers on how to excel on various aspects of the test. You’ll also have the chance to participate in personal statement workshops and much more!
When is the Last Virtual Forum?
Saturday, February 5: register by February 3
How Can You Participate?
All you have to do is register!
For more on Upcoming LSAT Testing Dates and Deadlines
Check out LSAC.org
- Now’s A Great Time to Get Social! Join an Org Today!
Students new to UTA or new the pursuit of a legal career will find benefit in socializing with other students pursuing the same goals! This year, the officers are working to bring you a virtual semester of speakers, socials, community service events and the PLS LSAT Prep Study Group hosted by Ascent Test Prep co-founder and instructor Chris Nguyen.
Don’t miss the PLS Holiday Party on Dec. 6th @12pm in UH 08!
For more information about how to join this group, contact
PLS President Alyssa Roerick (firstname.lastname@example.org) or
Vice President Faisal Altaq (Faisal.email@example.com)
Women In Law
Women in Law is meeting and looking for new members! This organization is open to all majors and seeks to provide resources to advance women’s interest in the legal world. Students can look forward to bi-monthly meetings, socials, the WIL Speaker Series (all virtual for fall semester), and next semester a Spring Brunch and Women’s Retreat currently in the works!
Women in Law GB Meetings will return in February!
Ready to join this group now? Contact:
WIL President Cheyenne Perez Bailey (firstname.lastname@example.org) or
Vice President Cassidy Terrazas (email@example.com)
Model United Nations
Model UN is officially back! Meetings will resume this Spring.
For more information on what’s to come in Spring ’22 as well as details for upcoming MUN conferences, please email
MUN President Zane Smith firstname.lastname@example.org or
MUN Secretary Kusum Regmi email@example.com
Prospective New Black Pre-Law Students Association
For over fifty years, the National Black Law Students Association has worked to develop culturally responsible Black and minority law students that excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community. NBLSA members are activists, thought leaders, and strategic thinkers. NBLSA alumni are partners, general counsel, judges, non-profit executives, and business operatives. Students are seeking to create a UTA Pre-Law Chapter of NBLSA.
For more information, visit the NBLSA to learn more https://www.nblsa.org
To sign up for updates or membership, email Ayleanna.Westbrooks@mavs.uta.edu
- Law School Scholarships You Should Consider Preparing For Now
If you are starting law school in the next couple of years, and could use some cash to make that happen, there ARE scholarships available from sources other than law schools. You just have to do a little detective work. Check out the following websites for information.
Admissions Dean Scholarship Finder
LSAC Law School Scholarship List
- LSAC Fee Waiver & Discounted LSAT Prep
LSAC FEE WAIVER
Did you know that select commercial LSAT prep courses provide free assistance to those who qualify for the LSAC fee waiver? If you are within 4 semesters of graduating, now is a great time to apply for the LSAC Fee Waiver! You also get nearly $1400 in fees waived in the application process…
- 2 Free LSAT Exams ($400)
- Free Score Preview ($45)
- CAS Fee Waiver ($200)
- 4 Free Score Reports ($160)
- 4 Free Law School Application Fee Waivers ($400)
- Free Subscription to LSAT Prep Plus/Law Hub ($99)
FULL-LENGTH COMPREHENSIVE 30-HOUR LSAT PREP COURSE for UTA Rate of $549 (regular price $1,099)
How does it work?
Students will be able to purchase their voucher through the New Pre-Law Center online marketplace opening soon. The Voucher gives you the ability to take an LSAT Fundamentals prep course with the schedule of your choosing. You will then have access to 10 3-hour lectures from a live instructor who will be ready to take your questions and help you produce the best score possible! You will also have access to various Videos on Demand, practice tests, as well as 4 proctored LSAT exams ahead of the official test you will be taking. PLUS LSAC’s LSAT Prep Plus will be included in your package completely free!
I have also attached a Voucher Program FAQ that will address any other questions you may have.
How can I purchase a voucher?
Go to our online Pre-Law Center Marketplace. More Pre-Law merchandise coming soon!
PRIVATE TUTORING AND IN-PERSON SMALL GROUP LSAT TEST PREP
Ascent Test Prep is hosting bi-weekly in-person small group instruction through Pre-Law Society and also ser
Through proven strategies, their tutoring team has guided students to improve their official LSAT scores substantially. The October 2021 LSAT saw 5 students with scores in the 170s. and November saw another student score a 175! See the attached flyer for more information!
UTA Pre-Law Center | 817-272-6796 | firstname.lastname@example.org
UTA Pre-Law Center
Box 19525, Arlington, Texas 76019 | Phone: 817-272-6796 | Fax: 817-272-3255