MSU College of Law

MSU Law Preview Day

Friday, October 13, 2017 - 9:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., EST

Join us at MSU Law Preview Day, the Office of Admissions' premier fall program for individuals who are interested in learning more about the College of Law, legal careers, and legal education. This program is open to freshmen through seniors, as well as those in the workforce. There is no cost to attend, and guests are welcome.

Space is limited, so early registration is suggested. RSVP Now »

9:15 Check-in (MSU Law Main Lobby) and Refreshments (4th Floor Atrium)
9:30 Welcome to MSU Law
9:45 MSU Law's Academic Programs
Learn what a cross section of our faculty have to say about first-year classes, upper-level electives, experiential learning opportunities, skills law students will develop, and faculty expectations.
10:30 Insiders' View of Law School: Student Panel
A cross-section of first-, second-, and third-year students will describe their law school experiences, the transition from undergraduate study to law school, and how they prepared for the LSAT and law school.
11:20 Break
11:30 MSU Law Students in Action
Several upper-level law students will showcase their oral advocacy and negotiation skills.

Complimentary Lunch and Concurrent Sessions (choose one)

Assembling the Most Competitive Application
Join MSU Law’s admissions staff for this session focusing on the application process, including topics to include (and avoid) in the personal statement, when to submit a supplemental statement (and what to include in it), when to apply, and who to choose as recommenders for your law school application.

Financing Your MSU Legal Education
Join John Garcia, MSU Law's Director of Financial Aid, for an overview of options for financing law school. 


Concurrent Sessions (choose one)

Career Paths of Law Grads, Taking Charge of Your Career Search, and Partnering with the CSO
Join a member of the career services staff for an overview of career paths of recent MSU Law grads, a description of the many services provided by the MSU Law Career Service Office, and recommendations for what pre-law students can do to advance their career planning efforts.

Recommendations for Freshmen and Sophomore - Exploring and Planning for Law School
This presentation will be of interest to those who are in the initial stages of exploring law school.  Our presenters will offer advice for researching legal careers, deciding when and if to apply to law school, courses and skills that can be developed in preparation for success in law school, and much more.

1:40 Concluding Remarks and Q & A
2:00 Program concludes, but you are welcome to take a student-led tour of the Law College or meet one-on-one with a member of the Admissions and Financial Aid Staff*

Pre-law groups of five or more members who attend Preview Day are eligible for a transportation stipend of up to $100. Email us for details!