LSAC Law School Forums: Digital Forum Schedule

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2021-22 LSAC Law School Forums

Digital Forum Schedule

Admission Reps | Resource Center | Live Workshops | On-Demand Workshops

Law School Admission Representatives

From 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET on digital forum days, you’ll have the unique opportunity to speak with representatives from more than 100 law schools from around the country. Booth representatives will be available to answer your questions one-on-one via chat, video, or phone.

globe icon International students will also have the opportunity to connect with law schools during LSAC’s International Live Forum Hours, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on digital forum days. Check this time zone calculator opens in new window to see the corresponding times in your country. International hours offer an expanded opportunity for those located outside the U.S. and Canada to meet with law school representatives at a more convenient time.

Participating Law Schools

A list of the law schools participating at each LSAC Law School Forum will be available soon.  

Resource Center

The Resource Center will be open from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET on digital forum days. Booths with a globe icon globe icon are also available during the International Live Forum Hours, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on digital forum days.

In the Resource Center, you can get your questions answered and speak with experts on the following topics:

Diversity Resources — Representatives from LSAC’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team will be available to answer your questions.

Financial Aid/Financing a Legal Education — Financial aid experts can answer your questions and provide advice on your unique situation.

globe icon (participating in International Forum Hours) LSAC Information — Learn about the services that LSAC offers to help you succeed at every step in your law school journey. Get insights about the admission process.

LSAC LawHub® & LSAT Information — Speak with an actual LSAT test developer and get answers to your questions about testing accommodations and more. Learn about LawHub, LSAC’s educational platform offering test prep and other services to assist you along your legal education journey from prelaw to practice.

Prelaw Advisement — Prelaw advisors will be available to answer your questions about how you can start preparing for law school during your undergraduate years.

globe icon (participating in International Forum Hours) LLM & Graduate Law Programs — Obtain information about LLM, master’s, and certificate programs offered by law schools. Offerings include programs for JD graduates and practicing lawyers, as well as programs for people who do not intend to practice law, but want to master legal principles.

Canadian Candidate Interest — Canadian candidates can get information specific to legal education in Canada, including topics such as Canadian financial assistance, news of interest to Indigenous candidates, and more. Candidates should be sure to attend the Canadian Connections workshop at 3 p.m. as well.

Live Workshops

You can attend these workshops live on digital forum days during the times scheduled below. Workshops with a globe icon globe icon are also available during LSAC’s International Live Forum Hours, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. ET on digital forum days.

globe icon (participating in International Forum Hours) LLM Workshop

12 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. ET

This session will answer key questions about international LLM programs and the application process. The speakers are admission officers at U.S. law schools who have experience advising candidates who were trained outside the United States. Workshop attendees will learn how best to research and identify LLM programs that fit their needs, obtain advice on completing the application process, explore financing the cost of an LLM program, and preview the process for qualifying for a bar exam.

The U.S. JD Application Process

2 p.m. to 2:25 p.m. ET
5 p.m. to 5:25 p.m. ET
7 p.m. to 7:25 p.m. ET

The prospect of applying to law school can feel daunting. This live workshop will break down the process for you into a series of manageable steps. Learn about basics such as self-assessment, scheduling and timing, the LSAT, the LSAC Credential Assembly Service (CAS), personal statements, letters of recommendation, school visits, and the decision-making process.

Diversity Information Panel

2:30 p.m. to 2:55 p.m. ET
5:30 p.m. to 5:55 p.m. ET
6:30 p.m. to 6:55 p.m. ET

Many law schools are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion. Diversity may include, but is not limited to, such characteristics as race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, and socioeconomic status. Creating diverse law school classes enriches both the classroom experience and the legal profession. The Diversity Information Panel will be offered live and is an opportunity for students from underrepresented backgrounds to get general advice about admission policies, application procedures, and navigating the law school experience. 

Canadian Connections

3 p.m. to 3:25 p.m. ET

In this workshop, learn the particulars about applying to Canadian law schools. Additionally, Canadian citizens who plan to earn a law degree outside of Canada will learn about returning to Canada and seeking employment. For more information specific to legal education in Canada, make sure to visit the Canadian Candidate Interest booth.

About the LSAT

3:30 p.m. to 3:55 p.m. ET
Also available on demand in a prerecorded format

A member of LSAC’s test development staff will provide a brief overview of the test. The workshop will provide insight into the different question types and how to approach them, as well as basic suggestions on how to best prepare for the LSAT, including information about free online personalized LSAT prep developed by LSAC and Khan Academy. This session will be offered live, giving you a chance to ask questions, as well as on demand, in a prerecorded format.

Graduate Law Program Workshop (LLM, Master’s, and Certificate Programs)

4 p.m. to 4:25 p.m. ET

This live workshop will provide an overview of the various types of graduate law programs available at U.S. law schools. These programs are designed for either post-JD study or for professionals working in careers that require legal knowledge but who do not necessarily wish to practice law. Application processes and requirements may vary greatly from school to school. This session will assist candidates in understanding these programs and provide guidance to inform discussions about these programs with law schools.

On-Demand Workshops

Additional educational opportunities and resources are available in the digital forum platform at any time during the event. These include on-demand workshops covering topics such as Financing a Legal Education in the U.S., the LSAT, and more. You can also access downloadable resources provided by law schools and LSAC.  

Starting on your forum date, you’ll be able to access these workshops and resources through the “On-Demand Workshops and Resources” link, available on the Forums page of your LSAC online account. These resources will be available at any time throughout the rest of the 2021-22 LSAC Law School Forum season. 

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2021-22 Digital Forum Dates

Friday, September 10

Register by Sept. 8

Saturday, December 4

Register by Dec. 2

Saturday, February 5

Register by Feb. 3

Meet with law school reps from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET

Attend live workshops from 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. ET

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Please note: An LSAC account is required for forum registration.

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