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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 each fall for our “Information Sessions” and “Nuts and Bolts” sessions. Participants will learn from our admissions professionals on what makes USC Gould a vibrant community and how to strengthen your admissions application. While sessions for the 2021-2022 application season have ended, you will find recordings of several of the sessions linked below.

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. Additionally, a current student will be available to answer questions about their experience at USC Gould. Sessions are held via Zoom.

Thursday, September 16, 2021            10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (PT) (View Recording Here)

Friday, October 1, 2021                          12:00 PM – 1:30 PM (PT) (View Recording Here)

Thursday, October 14, 2021                  10:00 AM – 11:30 AM (PT) (View Recording Here)

Wednesday, December 1, 2021              12:00 PM – 1:30 AM (PT) 


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. 

Sessions are held via Zoom on the following Wednesdays from 12:00 PM – 12:45 PM (PT).

September 22, 2021    GPA/LSAT – Understanding Their Role in the Admissions Process
                                       (View Recording Here)

September 29, 2021    Personal and Diversity Statements – Crafting Your Narrative
                                       (View Recording Here)

October 6, 2021            Resume Review – The Do’s and Don’ts of a Strong Resume
                                        (View Recording Here)

October 13, 2021         Letters of Recommendation – What Makes a Compelling Letter
                                        (View Recording Here)

October 20, 2021         Financial Aid - Financing Your Legal Education
                                       (View Recording Here)


If you have any questions, please contact the Admissions Office at (213) 740-2523 or email at admissions@law.usc.edu.

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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