Pre Law

Pre-Law Association

Executive Committee:

·        Glenn George , president, Gigeo1@morgan.edu
·         Wesley Robinson, vice president, Werob1@morgan.edu 
·         Thaddeus White, treasurer, Thshi2@morgan.edu
·        Abena Adusei, secretary

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Pre-Law Association Events for 2013-2014 (Currently Being Scheduled)  

·         MEETINGS are held in Holmes Hall 120 noon second Tuesday of every month
·         Student Organization Summit 9:00 A.M -4:30 P.M. Saturday, September 7, 2013 University Student Center
·        Law School Fair, University of Maryland College Park, October 8, 4 - 7 PM.
·        Thursday, October 24th, University of Maryland Law School and Drexel University School of Law, 11 AM, USC 315

          April 15th, 11 AM, Quarles Room in Library, Drexel University will host a mock admissions panel for law school applicants
         University of Maryland Mock Trial Team Jury Service  TBA
          Introduction to a Master's in Legal and Ethical Studies at University of Baltimore; Professor Jason Trumpbour, J.D., Ph.D. Speaks TBA
       

Helpful Information for Law School Applicants

The Boston College On-line Law School Locator lists the 25th to 75th percentile LSAT scores and GPA ranges of first year classes at accredited law schools, entering in the fall of 2008. The Locator can help you identify schools where your scores and grades are most competitive for admission and help you gauge your chance of admission at a particular school.   

LSAT Information

·         LSAT is offered in June, October, December, and February at Morgan State University, whose code is 1394.  Walk-in registration is not permitted, and there are a limited number of seats available.  Visit the following websites for registration, helpful information, and preparation, and application tips.
·         http://www.lsac.org/jd/diversity/minorities-in-legal-education.asp
·         http://www.lsac.org/jd/videostreams/AfricanAmerican_Main.asp
·         http://www.lsac.org/JD/pdfs/TestCenterCodes.pdf 

Financial Aid for Law School
·         http://www.lsac.org/jd/finance/financial-aid-overview.asp 

Other Resources 

  • Essays that will Get you into Law School, Chris Dowhan 
  • How to get into the Top Law School, Richard Montauk 
  • Kaplan Newsweek Law School Admissions Advisor, Kaplan  
  • The Law School Buzz Book, Carolyn Wise  
  • Cracking the LSAT with Sample Tests on CD-Rom, Princeton Review 
  • The Official LSAT Prep Test with Explanations, Bonnie Gordon  
  • CriminalJustice.com

Appointments with the Pre-law Advisor 

·         Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday noon - 2 P.M. or by appointment
·         Holmes Hall 303; (443) 885-1803)
          Seth.Vannatta@morgan.edu