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Program Tracks
                                                                                                      PLUS PROGRAM

                                                                                                      Freshmen and Sophomores
                                                                                                      The PLUS Program’s goals include introducing students to the law school experience,
                                                                                                      developing their personal and professional skills, and exposing them to legal
                                                                                                      internship and networking opportunities.
         The UHLC Pre-Law                                                                             To be considered for the PLUS Program, students should be first-generation college
                                                                                                      students, low income, or members of groups underrepresented in the legal profession.
         Pipeline Program                                                                             Students must hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and must be
                                                                                                      in their first two years of college with at least two years left to graduate. Students
                                                                                                      attending community college must show proof of college continuance by providing a
         The award-winning UHLC Pre-Law Pipeline Program is designed to increase the                  copy of the acceptance letter from the 4-year institution they will be attending in the   Applications
                                                                                                      Fall. Preference will be given to students who have joined
         diversity of law school applicants by providing law school preparatory resources                                                                                              If you are interested in learning more about the application process or
         – LSAT preparation, introductory law school classes, internships, and professional           Curriculum                                                                       submitting an application, please visit
                                                                                                      Accepted students will be immersed in a rigorous eight-week program where they
         development sessions. This program welcomes all undergraduate students who                   will be able to receive the necessary skills to prepare them for their journey toward   The priority deadline is Feb. 1. The final deadline for all materials is
         are first generation, low income, or members of groups underrepresented in the               law school. These students will participate in five weeks of instruction including   March 1. Applications received after March 1 will be reviewed on a
         legal profession and who have a genuine interest in pursuing a legal career.                 introductory law school classes, legal writing, and trial advocacy taught by law faculty.   space-availability basis. The online application link will become unavailable
                                                                                                      They will also be placed in three weeks of legal internships.
         Students participating in this program will be equipped with the tools to handle             During the fall following the conclusion of the PLUS Program, eligible PLUS Program   when we are no longer accepting applications.
         better the demands of the LSAT and their potential law school careers. To learn more         students will be invited to participate in the following summer’s Scholar II track.  For more information, interested students may contact Kristen Guiseppi at
         about the UHLC Pre-Law Pipeline Program, please visit                                                                                       Interested students attending Dillard University and John Jay
                                                                                                      SCHOLAR II                                                                       College of Criminal College/CUNY should contact the Pipeline Program’s represen-
                                                                                                      Rising Seniors                                                                   tatives located at these institutions:
         Program Dates: May 28 – July 27, 2019                                                        Goals

                                                                                                      Scholar II students will focus on building a strong law school application by    Dillard University
                                                                                                      concentrating on LSAT test preparation and creating their resumes, personal      Center for Law and Public Interest
                                                                                                      statements, and diversity statements for submission to law schools.
         Currently the UHLC Pre-Law Pipeline Program offers two study tracks: LSAC’s                                                                                                   Adria Kimbrough |
         Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program and Scholar II. Each track focuses              Eligibility                                                                      Pre-Law Advisor

         on different developmental components to assist our students with creating                   To be considered for the Scholar II track, students should be first-generation college
                                                                                                      students, low income, or members of groups underrepresented in the legal profession.
         portfolios that seek to make them attractive candidates for law school.                      Students must hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better and must have   John Jay College of Criminal Justice/ CUNY
                                                                                                      completed over 85 college credits by June of the year that the student is applying
         Additionally, accepted students will                                                         for admission to the program. Scholar IIs are expected to reside on-campus for the   Latin American and Latina/o Studies Department
         experience a variety of workshops,                                                           duration of the entire program. Priority will be given to eligible students who have   Jodie Roure J.D., Ph.D., |
         covering topics such as professional                                                         successfully completed the PLUS Program track as well as students who are rising   Associate Professor and Director
         development, introduction to                                                                 seniors or who have completed their third year in college.                       Fees and Financial Aid
         legal research methods, and effective                                                        Curriculum
         studying and networking techniques.                                                          Accepted students will be immersed in an intensive eight-week LSAT preparatory   Need-based scholarships may be available to accepted students who meet
         They will also attend speaker events                                                         course so that they are better prepared to take the Sept. /Oct. LSAT.  Students will    all qualifying requirements. Award amounts may vary. To be considered for
                                                                                                      also participate in resume, personal statement, and diversity statement workshops.
         spotlighting members of the                                                                  At the end of the program, Scholar IIs will participate in post-program curriculum. This   scholarships, students must submit proof of financial need
         legal community.                                                                             curriculum will require students to meet a minimum of three days a week, for at least   at the time that they complete their application. For program fees and financial
                                                                                                      two hours a day. Students will be provided with study guides and online resources   aid assistance, please visit
                                                                                                      during this period.
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