LAGSL 2019/2020 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

LAGSL 2019/2020 ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

 

Further to the General Announcement by the Testing and Evaluation Center of the University of Liberia, the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law (“Law School”), will administer its first Law School Aptitude Test (“LSAT”) on Saturday, July 6, 2019.

Registration for the LSAT will start on Friday, May 31, 2019 and will end on Friday, June 28, 2019.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Eligibility to sit Exam: Undergraduate cumulative GPA of 2.7; except upon sufficient cause shown and accepted by the Dean, a cumulative GPA of atleast 2.6.
  • Eligibility for Interview: A score of atleast 60% on the written LSAT
  • Eligibility for Offer of Admission: A total score of atleast 105 points (70%) of the 150 overall score

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  1. Completed Application form
  2. Original Undergraduate Transcript
  3. Copy of Undergraduate Degree
  4. Letter of Attestation for applicants who have graduated and/or completed their prescribed course of undergraduate studies but have not received their degrees
  5. A statement of career interest in law of not less than 2000 words
  6. Foreign Students or Liberians with Undergraduate degrees in a foreign language must provide an official translation of the transcript along with any other required documentation. Transcripts must be on a 4.00 scale.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

  1.   All applications and required documentation shall be submitted online at admissions@lagsl.edu.lr
  2. All transcripts are to be sent via email by an authorized officer of the University directly to the Law School via the official Admissions and Records Committee’s email address: admissions@lagsl.edu.lr
  3. All applicants who applied within the last One (1) year will be required to submit ONLY an official payment receipt for the LSAT from the Business and Finance Office of the University of Liberia and submit via email(admissions@lagsl.edu.lr ) a typewritten career interest in law of not less than 2000 words.
  4. All new applicants are to follow the procedures outlined in 1 & 2.

METHODS OF TAKING WRITTEN EXAMS

  1. Applicants will be given the option of taking a paper-based or computer-based exam.
  2. Applicants using the computer-based test will be allowed to bring their personal computers in advance (not later than 24 hours to the exam) for installation of exam software.
  3. Applicants taking the paper-based exam may, if qualified for interview, be required to take a Computer Literacy Test(“CLT”).
  4. The CLT shall be given after the documentary review but before the oral interview

CONDUCT OF EXAMS

  1. Applicants will be asked to pick up their examination numbers before the day of the exam
  2. For applicants who are unable to pick up their examination numbers, their exam numbers will be sent via email to their email contacts and text messages to the phone numbers provided by the applicants on their Application forms.
  3. Applicants are advised to ensure that the email addresses and phone numbers are correct and active as this will be the official medium of communication between the applicant and the Law School.

 

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