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CLEO’s Virtual Achieving Success in the Admission Process (ASAP)

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CLEO'S VIRTUAL ASAP event title centered above six different images of diverse adults looking at their laptops in cafe, outdoor, and work settings

Achieving Success in the Application Process (ASAP) is a two-day pre-law summer seminar which focuses on the law school application process. Participants should intend to apply to law school in the fall semester after attending the program. The primary goal of ASAP is to help prospective law school applicants understand the importance of factors in the admission process that are often overlooked or undervalued.

To participate in the ASAP Pre-Law Program, you must have at least a 2.7 undergrad GPA, and be either a senior in the fall of 2023 or a college graduate. You must submit an application through CLEO. The $30 application fee is non-refundable. Upon acceptance into the program, students are required to pay a $30 seat deposit, which is also non-refundable.

When you apply, please be prepared to attach to your application the following mandatory documents in .doc, .jpg or .pdf format ONLY:

  • Unofficial College transcripts
  • Essay: One page, double spaced, describing your interest in pursuing a legal career

Host Law Schools & Dates:

  • June 24 & 25 hosted by: New York Law School (New York, NY)
  • July 8 & 9 hosted by: Golden Gate University School of Law (San Francisco, CA)
  • July 15 & 16 hosted by: American University Washington College of Law (Washington, DC)
  • July 29 & 30 hosted by: The University of Chicago Law School (Chicago, IL)

Advantages of being an ASAP participant include:

  • Provides a head start on the law school admissions process
  • Establishes mentoring relationships with CLEO students in law school
  • Nominal fee
  • Opportunity to network with law school of admission deans/directors from across the nation
  • An opportunity you don’t want to miss

Targeted Students:

  • ASAP is open to college juniors and seniors, as well as post-graduates