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This fall we will host two types of Information Sessions: traditional Information Sessions and a shorter and more specific series called Nuts & Bolts. Please read on for more information about these opportunities. 

Information Sessions:

Our Information Sessions 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. After attending, you should have a greater understanding of what USC Gould can offer you and be confident in submitting the strongest possible application. A Q & A period will be available to help answer your questions and a current student will be available to answer questions about their experience at USC Gould.

Dates and Times:

  • Thursday, September 17, 2020, 10:00am – 11:30am (PDT)
  • Friday, October 2, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:30pm (PDT)
  • Thursday, October 15, 2020, 10:00am – 11:30am (PDT)
  • Thursday November 19, 2020, 12:00pm – 1:30pm (PST)

Each session will be the same, so please only register for the date that best suits your schedule.

Register Here for Information Sessions


Nuts & Bolts Sessions:

Join an admissions counselor or financial aid counselor as we deconstruct each of the primary law school application components. Learn more about the holistic application review process at USC Gould and how to make your application competitive. Also join us for a financial aid session to learn more about scholarships, loans, loan repayment, and financing a legal education. 

Each session will cover a different topic, so please register for any or all sessions you would like to attend.

  • Wed. Sept. 23: 12:00pm – 12:45pm (PDT): GPA/LSAT – Understanding their role in the Admissions Process
  • Wed. Sept. 30: 12:00pm – 12:45pm (PDT): Personal and Diversity Statements – Crafting Your Narrative
  • Wed. Oct. 7: 12:00pm – 12:45pm (PDT): Resume Review – The Do’s and Don’ts of a Strong Resume
  • Wed. Oct 14: 12:00pm – 12:45pm (PDT): Letters of Recommendation – What makes a strong LOR and How to Avoid Common Mistakes

Register Here for Application Workshops


  • Wed. Oct. 28: 12:00pm - 12:45pm (PDT): Financial Aid - Learn About Your Options for Financing a Legal Education

Register Here for Financial Aid Workshop

All sessions will be virtual and held over Zoom. You are welcome to download the free Zoom app to participate.

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 admissions@law.usc.edu.



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