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October Open House: Getting Into Law School Seminar

Saturday, October 24, 2015

9:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

An in-depth workshop on the admissions process and strategies for constructing a strong application.

Thinking About Law School?

The law school application process can be both exciting and overwhelming. What do you need to do to apply? What should you write in your personal statement? How do you choose a law school? Chicago-Kent's seminar will answer your questions about the admissions process and provide you with insights into what schools are looking for in law school candidates.

Open House Schedule

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Registration and Opening Reception
Meet Chicago-Kent faculty, students and staff
(Optional early bird tour begins at 9:45 a.m.)
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Choosing a Law School
What should you expect from a law school today? Stephen Sowle, Assistant Dean for Academic Administration and Student Affairs, will share his insights into the current legal market and key factors to consider when choosing a law school.
10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Law School Admissions 101
Expert advice from Assistant Dean for Admissions Nicole Vilches about researching law schools, preparing for the LSAT, preparing applications, writing your personal statement, and obtaining strong letters of recommendation.
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Lunch and Breakout Sessions with Current Students
Get an insider's perspective on the law school experience from current students.
12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Take a tour of Chicago-Kent—recently named one of the best law school facilities in the country.


All prospective law students are invited to attend the October Open House. To register, please complete the online RSVP form or contact the Office of Admissions by phone at (312) 906-5020.