What is an LSAC Law School Forum? Begin your day at the forum by figuring out how to maximize your time here. Be prepared and make the most of your face-to-face opportunity with law school representatives by learning
You’ll also get to preview the other admission workshops.
About the LSAT
This workshop provides a brief overview of the LSAT from a writer of the actual test. A member of LSAC’s test development team will provide insight into
The Application Process
Planning to apply to law school can feel overwhelming. This workshop covers the elements basic to the application process such as
Financing a Legal Education (US Forums Only)
How do I pay for law school? What can I do to minimize my student loan debt? Financing a Legal Education, an LSAC-exclusive workshop, is presented by a financial aid expert who has helped students navigate borrowing and repaying student loans for more than 20 years. This must-attend session will guide you through the financial aid application process and will teach you how to figure out how much to borrow. The session will cover additional topics:
Diversity Information Panel
Law schools are interested in recruiting students who reflect the rich diversity of our country. Depending on the law school, diversity may include such characteristics as race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, physical disabilities, or socioeconomic status. These characteristics are sought to create a diverse law school class.
This workshop is an opportunity for students from diverse backgrounds to get general advice about admission policies and application procedures. Attending the session will allow you to understand the specific challenges that students from diverse backgrounds face. There will be an opportunity to ask questions of the law school admission representatives on the panel.
What Do Lawyers Do?
Attorneys representing a diverse cross section of practice areas will serve as panelists to discuss career opportunities in the legal profession. Panelists will describe their career paths and their day-to-day work, and offer insight into the skills needed to represent clients effectively. This panel will be especially helpful if you haven’t had the opportunity to interact with or ask questions of practicing attorneys.
Your Questions Answered: Workshop for Applicants to LLM Programs
This workshop will answer key questions about LLM programs and the application process. The speakers are admission officers at US law schools who have experience advising candidates who were trained outside of the US. You will learn about
National Committee on Accreditation Workshop (Toronto Only)
The National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) is a standing committee of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada. The mandate of the NCA is to help Canada’s law societies protect the public interest by assessing the legal education and professional experience of individuals who obtained their credentials outside of Canada or in a Canadian civil law program. An assessment is done before an individual may apply for admission to a law society in a Canadian common law jurisdiction, and is based on the academic and professional profile of each applicant.
This workshop will help explain the mandate, policies, and procedures of the NCA, highlighting the application and assessment processes and explaining how internationally educated lawyers may demonstrate equivalency to a Canadian common law, law school graduate.
Canadian Lawyers Pursuing Graduate Studies in North America (Toronto Only)
This workshop will answer key questions about LLM programs and the application process. The panelists are admission representatives from Canadian law schools who have experience advising LLM candidates. You will learn how best to research and identify LLM programs that fit your needs and career goals and get advice about the application process. The session will include a question-and-answer period.