Post Tagged with: "law school"

EDITORIAL: Broaden Cawley’s Focus

As an institution that promises to prepare its graduates for life beyond the Hilltop, Georgetown University has a responsibility to provide its students with guidance as they seek to chart their path post-graduation. Yet, the Cawley Career Education Center, the primary source of assistance for students’ career-related concerns and queries,[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Editorial

Second-Year Georgetown Law Student Dies

Destinee McCulley (LAW ’18) was found dead April 28 in her off-campus apartment, Georgetown University Law Center Dean William Treanor announced in an email to the law school community on April 29. McCulley was in her second year at Georgetown Law and graduated with honors from California Baptist University in 2015, where she[Read More…]

by May 6, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top

GULC Revamps Early Assurance Program

Georgetown University Law Center Dean of Admissions Andrew Cornblatt announced that the center’s Early Assurance Program will not be terminated, but instead continued under a modified format, at an event hosted by the Pre-Law Society in White-Gravenor Hall on Wednesday. Since 1984, GULC has allowed Georgetown undergraduate students to apply[Read More…]

by February 26, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

GULC Discontinues Early Assurance Program

The Georgetown University Law Center announced Wednesday afternoon that it will discontinue its Early Assurance Program. The decision is effective immediately and the program, which was established over 25 years ago, is no longer accepting applications. The program allowed university juniors interested in law school to apply to the Law[Read More…]

by January 20, 2016 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Paving Your Graduate Path

Okay, let’s talk grad school. Around three million Americans enroll in a graduate program each year, which is about a sixth of the number of Americans who enroll as undergraduates each year. There are three main types of graduate programs: professional school, master’s programs and Ph.D. programs. Many students choose[Read More…]

by March 6, 2015 0 comments Guide Columns, The Guide

Law Grads Defy Trends

In the face of the shrinking job market for recent law school graduates, the Georgetown University Law Center remains confident in its ability to connect its students to jobs in the industry. A recent data release by the American Bar Association showed that only 57 percent of law school graduates[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

Support for 2-Year Law Programs Grows

A nationwide survey of 1,400 pre-law students by Kaplan Test Prep found growing support for a two-year law school program, as opposed to the standard three-year curriculum, and increased opportunities for clinical experience in courtrooms. According to the survey, 58 percent of the students favored the change to a two-year[Read More…]

by March 4, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News
Law Dean Backs Third Year

Law Dean Backs Third Year

As part of his recent push for more affordable higher education, President Barack Obama recommended that law schools would be more cost effective if they offered two-year curriculums instead of the traditional three-year programs. “Can law schools maintain quality and keep good professors and sustain themselves without that third year?”[Read More…]

by September 6, 2013 0 comments City News, News
Top Students Can Bypass LSAT

Top Students Can Bypass LSAT

For 25 years, the Georgetown University Law Center’s early assurance program has admitted a select number of Georgetown undergraduates without requiring them to complete the LSAT. For many prospective undergrads aspiring to careers as hotshot lawyers or august judges, the program is among the most appealing features of a Georgetown[Read More…]

by November 6, 2012 1 comment Campus News, News

Nine GU Alumni Run for Congress

Though the Hilltop provides a front-row seat every two years to the spectacle of congressional elections, this year, nine Georgetown alumni will be a part of the action themselves. The congressional candidates — seven Democrats and two Republicans — continue a long tradition of a strong Georgetown alumni presence in[Read More…]

by October 12, 2012 0 comments Uncategorized