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Delaware Law School Jurist Academy 2018

Two weeks at Delaware Law’s Jurist Academy will give you a real sense of what law school is like and what opportunities lie ahead for you in the field of law. Students will experience the dynamics of a law school classroom, will meet lawyers and judges in field trips and on-campus, and will have many opportunities to learn about the admissions process and life at law school. You’ll be able to practice your oral argument, analytic, and test-taking skills. You’ll learn how lawyers prepare for cases and strategies law students use to survive—and enjoy!—law school.

Program Content
  • LSAT Review and Preparation
  • Practice LSAT
  • Law School Class Instruction
  • Essay Writing Techniques
  • Oral Advocacy Skills
  • Field Trip to Law Firm
  • Careers in Law Discussion
  • Admissions & Financial Aid Process
  • Academic Success Strategies

Apply: You may apply online or download an application (pdf) and mail to:

Widener University Delaware Law School
Attn: Eric Kniskern, Director of Recruitment & Diversity Enrollment Initiatives
4601 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803-0406

Eligibility
College students who have completed at least their sophomore year by June 5, 2018, have earned a cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or better, and who are members of a group which represents diversity and which is historically underrepresented in law schools are eligible.

Goal
To increase participation of underrepresented groups in law school by decreasing educational and informational barriers to matriculating in law school and by facilitating exposure to legal career options while building critical thinking and analytical skills necessary for success in law school and in the legal profession.

Location
Widener University Delaware Law School
4601 Concord Pike
Wilmington, DE 19803-0406

Program Dates
June 4–June 14, 2018
Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Tuition and housing are free. A continental breakfast and lunch are provided at no cost to the participants. Participants who fully attend and participate in the program will be granted a small monetary stipend.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2018