The Max Berger Pre-law Fellows Program – Applications Now Available!

DEADLINE APRIL 28, 2014

The Max Berger Pre-law Fellows Program is an intensive law school preparatory program geared towards assisting and propelling high potential Baruch College students to gain admission to the nation’s top law schools. Max Berger Pre-law Fellows are chosen from Baruch College freshmen, sophomores and juniors who demonstrate a high level of academic promise and desire to pursue a career in the legal profession.

Critical components of the program

• Active engagement in the exploration of law school and the legal field-including visits to the New York Courts, law schools and law firms and participation in various law related panels
• Guidance in creating a competitive candidate profile for successful law school admission – including individualized pre-law advising and student-attorney mentor matching
• Cultivation and refinement of academic and professional skills that will lead to continued undergraduate and graduate school success-including intensive writing, time management, negotiation, mock trial, effective note taking, study skills and Lexis/Nexis research workshops

The Fellows program begins in the fall of the student’s sophomore, junior or senior year and continues through their senior year. Upon acceptance to the program, students agree to meet the program guidelines and requirements (as the student’s schedule permits) which include, but are not limited to:
• Participation in the Summer and Winter Institutes
• Meetings with an attorney mentor through Baruch’s Pre Law Mentorship Program
• Attendance at weekly Pre Law Society meetings during the academic semesters on Thursdays, 12-2:30pm, NVC 8-150

Eligibility

• Freshmen, sophomores and juniors currently enrolled at Baruch College
• Overall minimum GPA of 3.5 (applicants that do not meet the GPA criteria are still encouraged to apply)
• Preference is given to applicants who demonstrate involvement in clubs and organizations, leadership positions, volunteer work and community service.

Applying to the Program
Complete and submit the application form.

For more information about the Max Berger Pre-law Fellows Program, please contact Tina Coco, Pre-law Advisor via e-mail tina.coco@baruch.cuny.edu or call 646.312.4693.