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USC Gould School of Law

Are you interested in learning more about USC Gould School of Law’s J.D. program? Please join us for our “Admissions Information Sessions” and “Nuts and Bolts of the Application” sessions. Participants will learn from our admissions professionals on what makes USC Gould a vibrant community and how to strengthen your admissions application.

Nuts & Bolts of the Application Sessions (Held Virtually)

Join an admissions counselor or financial aid counselor as we deconstruct each of the primary law school application components. Each session will focus on one aspect of the application and the role it plays in the holistic review process. Also, join us for a financial aid session to learn more about scholarships, loans, loan repayment, and financing a legal education at USC Gould.

The Nuts and Bolts sessions are held via Zoom on the following Wednesdays from 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM (PT).

September 21, 2022    GPA/LSAT – Understanding Their Role in the Admissions Process
                                        (Recording available HERE)                            

September 28, 2022    Personal and Diversity Statements – Crafting Your Narrative
                                        (Recording available HERE)                            

October 5, 2022            Resume Review – Do’s and Don’ts of a Strong Resume                              

October 12, 2022         Letters of Recommendation – What Makes a Compelling Letter               

October 19, 2022         Financial Aid - Financing Your Legal Education

To RSVP for the Nuts and Bolts of the Application sessions, please REGISTER HERE.


Admissions Information Sessions (Held at USC Gould)

Interested in visiting the law school? Please join us for our Admissions Information Sessions! Our program will include a discussion of the highlights of a USC Gould education, the intricacies of the application process, and information on how to finance a legal education. The program will conclude with a tour of the law school conducted by our Student Ambassadors. After attending, you should have a greater understanding of what USC Gould can offer you and be confident in submitting the strongest possible application. The Admissions Information Sessions will be held in person.

Friday, September 23, 2022            10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (PT)

Friday, October 21, 2022                 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (PT)

Friday, November 4, 2022               10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (PT)   

To RSVP, please complete the online form below.                    

If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office at (213) 740-2523 or email at

USC Gould School of Law welcomes the participation of individuals with disabilities at law school events.  If you require special accommodations or have any questions, please contact the USC Gould Admissions Office at 213-740-2523 or

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