Pre-Law Advisory Program

Contact Info
Sandra M. Tomkowicz, J.D.
312D Anderson Hall
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-2365
Email: stomkowicz@wcupa.edu

Schedule of Events

Everyone is welcome!

September 2013

Wed., Sept. 18.  First Meeting of the PLS.  Guest Speaker:  Tiffany McClendon, Associate Director, Office of Admissions, Earle Mack School of Law, Drexel University.  6:30 p.m.  Main Hall 314. Please come and bring a friend!  Everyone is welcome!

Sat., Sept.21.  Free Practice LSAT at Widener University Law School (both Wilmington, DE and Harrisburg, PA campuses).  In-person registration begins at 8:30 a.m.  Practice exam begins at 9:00 a.m.  For more information and to register, please visit: law.widener.edu/Admissions/MeetWidener/MockLSAT.aspx
or type “mock lsat” in the search box on the law school web page.

October 2013

Sat., Oct. 5.  Widener University School of Law.  Information session.  10 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Please RSVP:  Harrisburg campus (717.541.3903) or Wilmington campus (302.477.2703)

Wed., Oct. 16.  Philadelphia Law School Fair.  Held from 2:00 to 6:00 at the Drexel University Armory in Philadelphia, PA.  For more frequent updates, visit http://www.drexel.edu/scdc/calendars-events/career-fairs/law-school/.  The site will be updated continuously with new information as it becomes available.

Wed., Oct. 23.    Guest Speaker:  Tiffany Southerland, Associate Director, Office of Admissions, Villanova Law School.  6:30 p.m.  Main Hall 314. Please come and bring a friend!  Everyone is welcome!

November 2013

*  Penn Law Outreach Program (Applying To, and Succeeding in, Law School) is accepting applications. Deadline is January 17, 2014.  Please contact Dr. Sandra Tomkowicz for the application and additional information.

Wed., Nov. 6.  Careers in Law.  Held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in Sykes Ballroom A.  Roundtable discussions with WCU alumni who are now practicing law.  Please come and bring a friend!  Everyone is welcome!

Sat., Nov. 23.  Free Practice LSAT at Widener University Law School (both Wilmington, DE and Harrisburg, PA campuses).  In-person registration begins at 8:30 a.m.  Practice exam begins at 9:00 a.m.   For more information and to register, please visit: law.widener.edu/Admissions/MeetWidener/MockLSAT.aspx
or type “mock lsat” in the search box on the law school web page.

January 2014

*  Widener Jurist Academy, May 27-June 6, 2014, is accepting applications.  Deadline is April 1, 2014.  Please visit www.widener.edu/admissions for additional information.

*  Penn State Law has recently announced the Commonwealth Scholars Program, which provides  a renewable $20,000 per year grant to Pennsylvania residents enrolling at Penn State Law beginning Fall 2014.  For additional information, please visit https://law.psu.edu/commonwealth-scholars-program.


February 2014

Tues., Feb. 18.  A Widener Law School professor will host a mock law school class.  6:30 p.m.  Sykes 254. Election of officers will be held.

Wed., Feb. 26.  What to Expect in Law School (Perspectives from WCU Alumni).  6:00-8:00 p.m.  Room TBA .

March 2014

Mon., Mar. 5.  Guest Speaker from Duquesne Law School.  6:30 p.m.  Main Hall 212. Please come and bring a friend! 

Fri., Mar. 7. Visit to Temple Law School.

Tues., Mar. 25.  Guest Speaker from Kaplan (LSAT Prep)  6:30 p.m.  Sykes 254.

April 2014

Tues., Apr. 15.  Guest Speaker from Villanova University's Paralegal Program.  6:30 p.m.  Room TBA.

Tues., Apr. 22.  Guest Speaker from Penn State Law School.  4:30 p.m.  Room TBA.

We., Apr. 23.  Whistlebolower Tour:  Thomas Drake & William Binney.  12:00 noon.  Sykes Theater (Two of the foremost cryptomathematicians in the world, and former NSA executives, will discuss privacy and security in the context of the NSA's capabilities and activities).  Breakoout Sessions.  2:00-4:00 p.m. T. Drake & K. McClellan in Sykes 252.  W. Binney in Sykes 254.  Everyone is welcome!

Tues., Apr. 29.  Movie Night. 6:30 p.m.  Room TBA.