Category Archives: From the Dean

Mock Law School Admissions Committee

Date: Wednesday, January 28
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Leyburn Writing Center – M11
As you work on your law school applications, or consider whether law school is right for you, take a break from your studies to join Shawn McShay, Assistant Dean of Admissions at Washington and Lee University School of Law for a [...]

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Four Ways to Demonstrate the Value of Your International Experience

Thursday, November 13, 2014 @ 7PM in Chavis Boardroom, Commons 206
Studying abroad is often a life changing experience. Students select to study abroad for a variety of reasons: to explore a different culture, learn or improve their language skills or to immerse themselves in a global world. This program is [...]

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Make Yourself a More Competitive Fellowship Candidate…

What kinds of opportunities can you apply for early in your undergraduate career? What should you be doing now to make yourself more competitive for national fellowships in the future?
Come to a Fellowship Workshop (dates below) to learn answers to these questions and more, as well as to hear from [...]

Posted in Sophomore Class, Uncategorized
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SLAC Deadline Approaching!

Are you looking for a full time job? Check out SLAC for opportunities in a variety of industries including education, government, business and nonprofit.
Every year, W&L Career Development teams up with 12 other top liberal arts schools to hold the Selective Liberal Arts Consortium Off-Campus Recruitment Day, where multiple employers [...]

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Overview: November

The Roger Mudd Center for Ethics
Phillip A. Goff: “Preventing the Next Ferguson: The Sciences of Bias in Policing”
November 6 at 4:30pm (Stackhouse Theater, Elrod Commons)
Implicit Bias Mini-Conference
November 7 from 9:00am – 1:00pm (Hillel Multipurpose Room)
Panel discussion, sponsored by the Mudd Center for Ethics and given by Phillip Goff, Robert Smith, [...]

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Quick Tips: Speed Round!

We are conducting one last round of Quick Tips before the end of the term. This time we’ll cover six sessions in only three weeks!

Our unique 30-minute programs are designed to help you take a step forward in your professional development. All Quick Tips programs start promptly at 8:30am in [...]

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Community Health Care and Education “Gap Year” Fellowship

Interested in community health, psychology, health care
management or education?
Looking for a one-year fellowship opportunity?
Sign up for one-on-one meetings on LexLink – schedule ID 197

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Peace Corps: Alumni Share their Experiences

Sunday, November 2, 5PM in Chavis Boardroom, Elrod Commons 206
Want to know what being in the Peace Corps is like? W&L Law students who are Peace Corps alumni will share their experiences in the corps and answer your questions. Mid-Atlantic Recruiter Keely Hayes will also be on hand to answer [...]

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Nuts and Bolts of the Law School Application Process

NEW DATE: Monday, October 20 @ 7:30PM in Northen Auditorium
Lorri Olan and W&L Law’s Lisa Rodocker will present an overview of the application process and provide guidance to juniors and seniors planning to apply about timing, what to disclose, and how to submit a strong application.

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Interested in Teaching?

Meet with Professor of Education, Haley Sigler, to discuss opportunities to explore education at Washington and Lee and beyond. She can explain opportunities such as:
• Minors in Education & Education Policy
• Teacher Licensure for K-12 Public Schools
• Licensure Programs in Elementary, Middle & Secondary
• Private School Teaching
• Teaching Abroad
• Urban [...]

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