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Guarantee yourself an Interview with Modern Guild!

UVA Career Center – April 5th, 2017

What: ModernGuild (MG) offers college students intensive 4-week, finance/consulting Accelerators incorporating 1-on-1 coaching sessions, rapid skill-acquisition exercises, and networking opportunities with industry experts - all at no cost whatsoever to the student. All those who successfully complete the Accelerator will be guaranteed interviews with one of their company partners, including Morgan Stanley, Barclays, Citi and Deloitte. 

LSAT Digital Pilot Test Opportunity for Students

Winnie Tsao – April 4th, 2017

The LSAC is looking for students interested in participating in a pilot for a digital LSAT. One of the pilot testing sites is at the University of Richmond; here is a link to the testing centers participating in this pilot test. The LSAC has announced a pilot for testing a digital version of the LSAT. They are looking for 1,000 test-takers to participate in the pilot test which will be administered at approximately 20 testing sites across the United States and Puerto Rico on Saturday, May 20th

LSAC Notice: Fee Waiver Process Change

Winnie Tsao – April 4th, 2017

LSAC established its fee waiver program in 1968 to ensure that no one is denied access to law school because of the inability to pay for the LSAT and other essential applicant services. The LSAC process for granting fee waivers has been revised and streamlined over time. Today, a US law school candidate can easily apply for a fee waiver online. 

For the past 10 years, LSAC has granted an average of $2.5 million each year in fee waivers. LSAC fee waivers are unique among testing organizations because fees are waived for all essential services, not just the test.  

New Grad Student Organization for Science Policy!

UVA Career Center – April 3rd, 2017

The Science Policy Initiative (SPI) at UVa is a new student organization for graduate students who are interested in careers in science policy, or just learning more about how to be engaged in science policy. You can learn more about the organization and sign up for the mailing list to receive announcements about meetings and events on the website (https://spiuva.wordpress.com/)

UVA Virginia Network Discussion

Winnie Tsao – April 3rd, 2017

Our guest speaker at the April 13th event will be Pamela Norris, Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs and the Frederick Tracy Morse Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering in the School of Engineering and Applied Science. Having risen through the ranks at UVA to her current position as one of the few female scientists holding an endowed chair at UVA, Pam is a highly accomplished scientist and scholar with extensive experience as a veteran PI. She has led a number of complex programs from a variety of prominent agencies, including several grants from NSF.

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