Information Sessions and Events

Spring Pre-Law Personal Statement Workshop | March 30th | 4pm

Information Sessions

Pre-law information sessions are intended for students and alumni who are interested in pursuing a law degree. The Introductory Workshop for Students Interested In Law School addresses a range of topics concerning exploring and preparing for law school and a career as an attorney, the skills required for law school, the practice of law, the law school application process, a brief introduction to the LSAT, the law school application timeline and the Pre-Law Advising resources available to the GW community.

Pre-Law Introductory Workshop Video


Upcoming Events

Spring Pre-Law Personal Statement Workshop

Join the GW Writing Center and Pre-Law Advising on Thursday, March 30th in the Elliott School of International Affairs, Room 505, from 4:00-5:30 p.m. as we dive into the Personal Statement for students applying in the 2023-24 law school admissions cycle. During this workshop, Writing Center consultants and pre-law advisors will provide 1-on-1 and group advising on how you can revise your personal statement for final submission. Students are encouraged to come to the workshop with drafts of their essays. All are welcome.

Where: Elliott Room 505
When: Thursday, March 30, 2023 
Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm


Ask Me Anything" Session: GW Law Junior Early Action Program! | February 7th @3:00pm

Hosts Matthew Dillard, Director of Admissions, and Megan Spratt, Associate Director of Admissions, will be on hand to answer your questions about the GW Junior Early Action Program. Under this program, GW undergraduate juniors are eligible to apply to the law school one year in advance for deferred enrollment without the requirement of an LSAT or GRE score. During the session, we'll cover important dates and deadlines, admissions criteria, and whether the program is right for you. This session will take place on Tuesday, February 7th at 3pm on zoom. Questions are welcomed!

Please register in advnace for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. 


Yale Law School Admissions Information Session | In-Person | October 19th

Do you want to learn more about Yale Law School?

Join Yale Law admissions reps for an informational session for GW Students! You can learn more about Yale Law School, their unique admissions process, and their supportive and diverse community.

When: October 19, 2022

Time: 2:00pm-4:00pm

Where: GW Student Center Amphitheater! (800 21st Street, NW, 3rd Floor)


NYU Law Info Session | Virtual | October 18th

The Office of JD Admissions at NYU Law invites students from George Washington University to participate in an Online Information Session on Tuesday, October 18 at 1:00 pm ET. This presentation will provide participants with an opportunity to learn more about NYU's curriculum, student life, and the admissions process.

NYU Law is widely recognized as one of the finest teaching and research institutions in the world. The Law School is a leader and innovator in many areas, including law and business, civil rights, public interest law, global and international law, intellectual property, taxation, environmental law and land use law, and clinical education. Our diverse and distinguished faculty hail from around the world and are committed to NYU’s global legal perspective. We have a range of signature scholarship programs that provide up to full tuition, as well as intensive mentoring to develop tomorrow’s leaders. Students are passionate about their work and activities at the Law School. Our location in New York City, the world center of finance, commerce, the arts, and public service, provides a vibrant atmosphere in which to study law and offers students limitless opportunities for real-world experiences outside the classroom. The Law School and its residence halls are located on New York University’s main campus in Greenwich Village, a beautiful and historic residential neighborhood.   

Please register for our Online Information Session no later than Sunday, October 16. We will be in touch with access instructions on Monday, October 17. 

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via email or call us at 212.998.6060. Please also consider following NYU Law on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

Asma Malik, Associate Director of Admissions


Past Events

Mock Admissions Panel

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 6:00pm

Learn how law school admissions decisions are made. Law school admissions committee members will host a mock admissions committee exercise.


Friday, April 17, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Do you want to learn more about a career in law?  This event features attorneys who will provide insight into their legal career journey as well as answer questions about their practice area.

Rising 1Ls : Law School 1st Year 101

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

1-hour webinar intended for admitted law school students starting Fall 2020.

Lunch with a Lawyer - February

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Do you want to learn more about a career in law? This event features attorneys who will provide insight into their specialty areas.

Law School Visit to American University Washington College of Law

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 - 9:00am to 12:00pm

Join your fellow GW Pre-Law peers on a visit to American University Washington College for Law for a tour and info session designed specifically for GW Students. All students welcome.

Law School Visit to Georgetown University Law Center

Friday, January 31, 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm

Join your fellow GW Pre-Law peers on a visit to Georgetown Law for a discussion with Georgetown Law's Office of Admission, Office of Equity and Inclusion, and current JD students regarding dive

Lunch with a Lawyer - January

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Do you want to learn more about a career in law? This event features attorneys who will provide insight into their specialty areas.