• Academic Advising

    • WELCOME TO YU PRE-LAW ADVISING

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      It's never too early to start thinking about applying to law school. The Office of Pre-Law Advisement provides one-on-one guidance to students (and alumni) from the time they begin to consider a career in the law until they matriculate in law school. Students are encouraged to meet with the pre-law adviser at least once per semester to map out their courses, learn of internship opportunities and in their later years, draft their personal statements and complete their law school applications. 

      The Pre-Law Office also provides information about Pre-Law Internships, volunteer opportunities and Pre-Law events.   

      Dina Chelst, Esq.
      500 West 185th Street
      Furst Hall, Room110 
      Dina.Chelst@yu.edu 
      646.592.4427 (phone) 


      UPCOMING EVENTS

      2015 LANGFAN CONSTITUTIONAL ORATORY COMPETITION 

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      WHEN DO THREATS HAVE FIRST AMENDMENT VALUE?

      Location: Wilf Campus, Weissberg Commons

      Date: Sunday, April 19, 2015

      Congratulations to this year's winners:

      WILF PARTICIPANTS:

      1st Place...Uri Segelman

      2nd Place...Nathaniel Kukurudz

      3rd Place...Avi Strauss

      BEREN PARTICIPANTS:

      1st Place...Michal Segall

      2nd Place...Rachel Rolnick

      3rd Place...Miriam Klahr


      THINKING OF APPLYING TO LAW SCHOOL IN FALL 2015?  

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      Dear Students and Alumni,  

      If you are applying or thinking of applying to law school in Fall of 2015, it is time to start getting your material together.  At this time, you should be taking the following steps:  

      1. Send me an email with: 

        your name;   

        YU/Stern ID #;    

        any LSAT scores you have (including cancellations);    

        a list of schools you are considering;    

        the names of at least 2 recommenders (preferably professors); and    

        your resume.    

      2.  Make an appointment to see me through the Advising Web Site.  If none of the times on the site work with your schedule, email me and we'll work out at time. 

      3.  Start thinking about a topic for your personal statement. 

      4.  Make sure you have a summer internship/opportunity lined up. 

      5.  Contact me with any questions or concerns. 

      I look forward to working with you.   

      Sincerely,  

      Ms. Chelst


      ARTICLES OF INTEREST  

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      Law School Proximity Matters for Partner Prospects, Study Finds, The New York Times, May 19, 2015 

      Bar Exam, the Standard to Become a Lawyer, Comes Under Fire, The New York Times, May 18, 2015 

      4 BigLaw Firms Join Female Attorney 'Returnship' Program, Law 360, March 30, 2015


      INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES 


      JUDICIAL INTERNSHIP PROGRAM, SUMMER 2015 

       

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      Pre-law students from both campuses have the opportunity to gain practical first-hand experience with this unpaid internship with judges in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Bergen Counties.  DEADLINE: Friday, April 17, 2015.  For more information, click 2015 Summer Judicial Internship Application.

       

      NEW! WOMEN JFEW INTERNSHIP GRANT (STERN STUDENTS ONLY)

      Already have an UNPAID summer internship? Click here  to learn how you can apply for a $3,500 stipend. DEADLINE TO APPLY-Friday, April 17 .

      YU INTERNSHIP APPLICATION


      Students wishing to earn credits for internship must complete the YU Internship Application.

       
      RECENT EVENTS 

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      Advocates for Children of New York 

      215 Lexington, Room 209 

      Ms. Midha is a tireless advocate on behalf of at-risk children in New York City.  Ms. Midha spoke about the work being done on behalf of New York City children at risk of discrimination and/or academic failure and explained what lawyers at Advocates for Children are doing, by way of litigation, lobbying and other lawyering techniques, to better our education system so it can best serve ALL of NYC's children.  For more information, click Advocates for Children Of New York






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