Introduction to MSU Law
Tuesday, December 27, Noon
This webinar will offer an introduction to the many facets of Michigan State University College of Law. Topics to be covered include: the required and elective curriculum; law journals, moot court opportunities, and extracurricular student organizations; career paths of MSU Law graduates; admissions standards, policies, and timeline; scholarship and grants offered by the Law College.
Insights into the MSU Law Admissions Process
Wednesday, January 11, 2012, Noon
This webinar will provide an insightful overview of how the MSU Law Admissions Committee evaluates applications for admission. Additionally, topics include: suggestions for crafting the personal statement; recommendations for developing an effective resume; and, actions you might take in the even you are placed on the Wait List. The presenter for this webinar is Mr. Wayne Hutchison, Director of Admissions. Following Mr. Hutchison's remarks, there will be a Q and A segment.
Financing Your MSU Legal Education
Wednesday, January 11, 2012, 3:30 PM
In this webinar, Mr. John Garcia, Director of Financial Aid at the College of Law, will outline the costs of an MSU legal education and the various types of aid available to assist students finance an MSU legal education. Following Mr. Garcia's remarks, there will be a Q and A segment.
Patent Law and MSU Law's Intellectual Property, Information & Communications Law Program (view flyer PDF)
Thursday, January 26, 2012, 7:30 PM
This webinar will provide insights into career options in the area of patent law. Presenters include a panel of patent attorneys drawn from different regions of the country. Additional comments will be offered by a faculty member who teaches in the MSU Law Intellectual Property & Communications Law Program.
Educational Debt and the Financial Aspects of Planning for Law School
Tuesday, April 24, 7:30 PM
This webinar will offer a thoughtful discussion of the financial aspects relating to law school. Topics to be covered include: understanding the complete costs of earning a law degree; loan programs, costs, and repayment options; recommendations for deciding how much debt to take on; and, suggestions for ways to minimize borrowing. The presenters for this webinar include Heather Jarvis, a nationally recognized speaker and consultant on the topic of educational debt and founder of askheatherjarvis.com; John Garcia, Director of Financial Aid at Michigan State University College of Law; and, Charles Roboski, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Financial Aid at MSU Law. Additional comments will be offered by one or more highly experienced prelaw advisors.