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Frequently Asked Questions

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Basic information about Penn Law degree programs (LLM, LLCM, and SJD), our Summer Program, Wharton Certificate and Visiting Scholar Program.

Program Information

Start date, part time enrollment, conditional acceptance, transfer between programs, working during degree program, and course selection.

General Questions

GPA, degree and experience requirements; language testing; and information regarding US JD and transfer applicants.

Admission Requirements

Application method (LSAC);  timetables; fees; requests for extensions and waivers; information regarding: resumes, letters of recommendation, transcripts, TOEFL/IELTS scores, and personal statements;  tracking application status and updating application materials, and reactivating an application.

Application Questions

Bar, career counseling services, journal and clinical programs.

Bar, Career & Co-Curricular Questions

Information about Penn Law’s merit scholarships and Human Rights Scholarship.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

Visas, deposits, tuition payment due dates, requesting a deferral and withdrawing applications.

Logistical Questions
Length of program, securing an adviser, scholarly proposal and writing sample, and financial aid. SJD Specific Questions
Requesting a Viewbook, visiting the Law School and information sessions for prospective students Recruiting Information & Visits

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