Welcome to New England Law | Boston!
Congratulations on your acceptance to New England Law | Boston! We're happy to welcome you to the section of our website dedicated to students admitted to the fall 2013 class. Now that you have successfully mastered the process of admissions into law school, your focus needs to be on starting off right in law school.
We’ve made getting started in law school easier through these special pages that provide details on our requirements and deadlines, and information about academics, student life, and finances.
Please check back frequently, as we regularly add features and updated information that is helpful to students entering law school.
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Starting Off Right in Law School
Law Preview, together with numerous law schools, law firms, Fortune 500 companies and bar associations, has created a partnership to improve the academic performance of first-year law students. These sponsoring organizations fund full scholarships for incoming law students to attend a Law Preview summer session so that they can learn from law school professors and attorney lecturers what to expect and how to succeed in law school. Some sponsors also make further investments by mentoring scholarship recipients throughout their 1L year.
Law Preview (the nation's largest law school prep course) has teamed up with Lexis-Nexis, one of the world's leading providers of online legal research, to provide Law Preview Scholarships to select members of our entering class. Lexis-Nexis will help some entering students prepare for the unique challenges they will face during their 1L year at New England Law | Boston by paying the cost of tuition for a law school prep course. Scholarship criteria can be found at www.lawpreview.com/scholarships.
Enrollment in a Law Preview class is completely optional; this is the first year we have participated and we cannot yet predict how valuable this opportunity might be. However, we wanted you to be aware of this opportunity because some students have asked about summer preparation programs prior to starting law school. According to Law Preview, the organization that runs this program, students from elsewhere who have enrolled in this particular program in the past have found it helpful with their transition to law school (see here).