GPSE 2018: Getting into Law School

October 4, 2018 @ 3:15 pm – 4:15 pm
The Second Student Centre, Rm 344

This event is part of Graduate & Professional Studies Expo (GPSE) 2018.

Interested in going to law school? Get information and advice about getting into law school and learn how to prepare a strong application. Speak to representatives from different Canadian law schools who will discuss their schools' strengths and selection processes and answer your questions. You'll be able to clarify the differences between and benefits of each of the participating law schools, so that you can create your own strategies for moving forward.

This conversational panel will consist of representatives from law schools who will discuss their schools’ strengths and selection processes (5-7 minutes each), and spend the rest of the time answering students' specific questions and giving suggestions on preparing a strong application.

The purpose of this session is to provide students with information and advice by clarifying the differences between and benefits of the participating law schools and explaining the application process so that they can create their own strategies for moving forward.

Registration is required. You may register for this event on the Career Centre’s online system (you must sign up for an account before you will be able to register for any events on the system).

Participating Panelists

Anya Scheibmayr
Student Services Advisor
Lakehead University, Bora Laskin Faculty of Law

The Bora Laskin Faculty of Law is a regional, unique law school with a focus on Northern Ontario. We embrace three mandates in our curriculum: Aboriginal and Indigenous Law, Natural Resources and Environmental Law, and Sole/Small Town Practice with the Integrated Practice Curriculum (IPC).

We are a law school committed to making a difference, providing access to justice, and leading the way for northern communities. We invite you to explore our web site to learn more about the opportunities and innovative offerings we are engaged in.

Louise Resendes
Admissions Officer
York University, Osgoode Hall Law School

As one of Canada’s largest, oldest and most distinguished law schools, we have a rich history of developing thought leaders and leading lawyers. We do this with our Juris Doctor, Graduate and Professional Development programs that combine the best of critical thinking, experiential learning and rigorous and innovative curricula. Our internationally renowned faculty is recognized for their excellence in teaching and as well as their influence in the legal and policy landscape in Canada and beyond. Our student community is intelligent, diverse, and creative. Our renowned alumni, who have excelled worldwide in public agencies, private law firms, corporations, government, legal clinics and universities.

Our commitment to excellence and leadership, coupled with our spirit of service, is articulated in our motto, Through Law to Justice.