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FSU's College of Law: 2015 Summer for Undergraduates Program

Published January 15, 2015

Summer 2015 The Summer Program is an intensive, four-week program that provides students with an inside look at law school and the legal profession.

Included below is an e-flyer that provides a general overview of the program with links to additional information from our Web site, such as a downloadable application, frequently asked questions, a program video, and a sample schedule.  Please feel free to share this information with any interested and eligible students on your campus.

Past participants describe the Summer Program as a life-changing experience.

Thinking about law school?

The Florida State University College of Law is currently accepting applications for it’s 2015 Summer for Undergraduates Program, which provides students an inside look at law school and the legal profession. The program will take place May 18-June 11. All undergraduate students, except those graduating in spring 2015, are eligible to apply. We will notify application applicants of our decision around mid-April.

Approximately 60 students will be chosen from the applicant pool to participate in the intensive four-week program. Daily lecture classes taught by a Florida State Law professor will familiarize students with the functions of teh American legal system and the process by with conflicts are resolved. Legal Writing classes will help students develop their verbal and written communication skills. In addition to the rigorous academic focus of the program, participants also will be exposed to the LSAT overview workshops and a simulated exam, law school admission sessions, visits to local state and federal courts and law offices, and guest lectures by prominent attorneys in a variety of practice areas.

The College of Law provides free room and board, course materials, and a travel stipend to all participants. There is no program tuition, but participants are responsible for their travel expenses to and from Tallahassee. To apply, students must complete the online application and submit a resume, one letter of recommendation, a personal statement, and a current transcipt. Applications must be submitted by Friday, March 27th, 2015. For more informaiton visit www.law.fsu.edu/slp