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Challenges and Misconceptions for International Students

UVA Career Center – July 8th, 2015

This information is designed to assist you, the international student, with the job search process. This guide is particularly targeted towards students in F-1 or J-1 visa status.  However, other foreign nationals or those with newly acquired American citizenship may find some of the information included to be both relevant and useful.  

Share your success in the '14-15 app cycle!

Kyra Greene – July 6th, 2015

As some of you prepare to begin law school this fall, we would like to congratulate those of you who were successful in the 2014-15 law school application cycle!

If you found success in the application cycle this year, will you please notify us so we can publicly recognize you on this blog?

You can do so by responding to jgbowers@virginia.edu with the following information:
Name
UVa Major and Graduation Year
School where you plan to matriculate
 

Important Notice Regarding LSAT Scores Earned Before June 2010

Kyra Greene – June 25th, 2015

As of July 1, 2015, LSAC will no longer provide scores older than five years plus the current testing year either to law schools or to candidates. Scores earned prior to June 1, 2010 will neither be reported to law schools nor available to candidates. Prior to July 1, test takers with scores earned prior to June 1, 2010 may use this link to determine the best way to obtain a copy of their older score(s) for their records.

Superhero Internship

Saeeda Quansah – June 24th, 2015

Nestled between Zuzu’s flower shop and an earthy cafe in Brooklyn is The Superhero Supply Company, a store that claims to prepare aspiring superheroes for the task of taking care of the world’s dilemmas. The inspiration behind all the superhero regalia is my internship at 826NYC, an educational non-profit that focuses on strengthening children’s writing skills through creative venues.

Architecture "Interns" Are No More

UVA Career Center – June 23rd, 2015

 

ARCHITECT Magazine recently published an article announcing that the American Institute of Architects (AIA) will no longer refer to individuals who have graduated from architecture schools but have yet to take the Architect Registration Examination (ARE) as "interns," due to the summer job connotation. What their title will be instead is unclear. Read more here.

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