Peter A Allard School of Law

LSAT Preparation Course for Black and Indigenous Applicants

The Allard Law Indigenous Legal Studies, in partnership with the UBC Black Law Students' Association, will be offering a free LSAT preparation course for self-identifying Black and Indigenous applicants this summer. 

The next session is June 24 to August 26, 2021 (9 weeks), every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (no class July 1). 

The application deadline of Friday, June 18th 2021.

Program Features

This course will prepare you for taking the LSAT as early as the September LSAT.

The course includes:

  • all study materials, practice tests, and access to the LSAC LawHub.
  • four timed practice tests.
  • a session from Allard Law Admissions and Indigenous Legal Studies staff about successful applications to law school.
  • a one-on-one Zoom meeting with Director of JD Admissions or Associate Director ILS at Allard Law.

The course will be taught by a current law student as well as law alumni virtually.

Cost to students

- Free for eligible students. Students are encouraged, but not required to apply for an LSAC Fee waiver.

Eligibility 

  • Open to all students who are entering their final year of their undergraduate studies or who have graduated. You do not have to be a UBC student or alumni.
  • You are an individual who self-identifies as Black or Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit).

Priority will be given to:

  • residents of British Columbia.
  • students who are committed to writing the LSAT within the current admissions cycle.
  • students planning to apply to Allard Law within the next application cycle.
  • students who demonstrate financial need or low income.

Program Format and structure

The next session is June 24 to August 26, 2021 (9 weeks), every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM (no class July 1). 

  • The course will be offered through LSAC’s LawHub entirely online.
  • The class is limited to 20 students. 
  • Two Q and A classes with Black and Indigenous Alumni.

Due to the limited class size, students are expected to commit to attending all sessions, completing several hours of homework each week and completing all the practice tests.

Registration

The registration deadline is Friday, June 18th 2021. Late applications may be accepted, space permitting.

For your application, you will be required to submit a Statement of Interest (max 500 words) along with your LSAC.org registration number ("L" number). If you don't have an L number, you can register for one on the LSAC website.

Registration is now closed. Please contact John Popham if you have any questions.

 


Sponsors

Alexander Holburn Beaudin and Lang Logo
Bennett Jones
Borden Ladner Gervais
Dentons
DLA Piper
Fasken
Harper Grey LLP
Harris and Company
Lawson Lundell LLP
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

 

 

 

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