News for Law School Applicants

LVC 2016 Constitution Day Lecture (video)

Here is the YouTube link to 
a lecture by Pennsylvania Chief Justice Saylor
delivered at LVC on Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

 A report on the lecture in the Lebanon Daily News


LVC students at CATO Institute 9/15 Symposium on U.S. Supreme Court

8 from LVC will attend the annual CATO Institute symposium on the Supreme Court: Past and Prologue. The symposium at CATO's DC headquarters considers the Court's 2015 and 2016 terms. The students (from a variety of Prelaw classes at LVC) will travel to DC this Thursday, September 15th.

Prelaw Club planning visit to Dickinson Law School on 10/7

Penn State Dickinson Law School in Carlisle will host a Prelaw Visitation Day on Friday October 7th.  The schedule for the day includes sitting in a law school lecture and opportunities for prelaw students to interact with Dickinson Law faculty and current JD students.  If you would like to participate in this visit, please register (there are only 25 places for prelaw students from all colleges) - registration is available at this link.  Our Prelaw Club is coordinating the trip to Carlisle by LVC students.

News from two recent Prelaw Alumni

News from two recent prelaw alumniTwo of our grads at a conference in Philadelphia. Christa Levko Esq. graduated LVC in 2012 (Political Science major with Law & Society and Music minors) before earning her JD at Hofstra University School of Law in 2015. Tito Valdes '14 (Political Science major and prelaw advisee) currently in the third year of PSU Dickinson Law School in Carlisle

Our Students in Law School!

Congratulations to our law student alumni:

Peyton Carper (’16 Neuroscience & Law & Society) started a JD program this August at Villanova University Law School

Our other grads starting law school in August 2016 include:

Charles Spinella (’14 Business) at Rutgers University Law School at Camden

Amanda Holmes (’01 Sociology) at University of Maine Law School

Taylor Frey (’16 Art & Art-History & Law & Society) at Duquesne University Law School

LVC Alumni now entering the second year of law school include: Alex de la Torre (Wake Forest), Emily Peters (Ohio Northern), and Ryan Salem (PSU Law, University Park)

LVC alumi entering the third year of law school include: Deborah Bogert (William & Mary), Steven Wildberger (U Pittsburgh), Susanna Chehata (Dickinson School of Law, PSU), Roberto [Tito] Valdes (Dickinson School of Law, PSU), Gregory Seiders (Widener University Commonwealth School of Law), Daniel Schramm (Widener University Commonwealth School of Law)

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LVC Prelaw Club

The LVC Prelaw club has gained a new vitality through the efforts of Cooper Gerus and Paul Markovits.  Please follow the activities of the club via their Facebook page

LVC Law on Linkedin 

LVC Law on Linkedin is an online hub that connects our prelaw students with LVC alumni who are lawyers or currently in law school. Join the LVC Law Linkedin hub here.

Interesting news about the value of law school

Check out this New York Times article that suggests that law school is a solid investment.

 MOCK LSAT (Widener U, Harrisburg)

Widener Law Commonwealth hosts practice LSATs (law school admissions test) throughout the year.

This year the Mock LSAT will be held on September 10th and November 19th. You can register for free by completing the registration form.

There is no cost to take the practice test. The event is open to the public and is intended to assist those preparing to take the actual exam and who want a practice run under conditions similar to those at a designated testing center. It also may be of interest to people who are curious about the LSAT or law school and would like the experience of taking it without incurring any cost. After the Mock LSAT, test takers will be provided with test answers so that they can determine their own scores. The LSAT is a half-day standardized exam administered by the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC). It is a required part of the admissions process for all American Bar Association-accredited law schools.  Check-in will begin at 8:30 a.m. on the exam date and the exam will begin at 9:00 a.m. Interested test takers also have the opportunity to speak with Widener Law Commonwealth students after the exam.

MOCK LSAT (Widener U, Delaware)

Delaware Law School will host three practice law school admissions tests (LSAT) during the academic year. Mock exams are typically scheduled two weeks before the November, December and June LSAT administrations.
Upcoming Mock LSAT dates:
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Saturday, November 19, 2016
Saturday. January 21, 2017

There is no cost to take the practice LSAT at Delaware Law. The mock exam is intended to assist those preparing to take the actual LSAT and who want a practice run under conditions similar to those at the official testing center. After the test, answers will be provided to test takers so that they can determine their own scores.  
The LSAT is a half-day standardized exam administered by the Law School Admissions Council and is required for admission to Delaware Law.  The mock LSAT is open to the public and may be of interest to those who are curious and would like the experience of taking the exam without incurring cost.  The mock exam begins at 9 am, with check-in at 8:30 am. After the mock exam, test takers will have opportunity to talk with Delaware Law students about the law school experience.  Mock LSAT Registration Form for Delaware Law.


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September 24, 2016

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How to Finance Law School Studies
Those considering public interest law may wish to look at this U.S. government site offering information regarding the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program.