Participate in a four-week summer immersion program
Welcome to the DiscoverLaw.org Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program at the University of Wisconsin Law School. The PLUS Program is generously funded by a grant from the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). Open to students who have completed their freshman or sophomore years in college, the program is designed to help students explore legal education and careers in law and to help them succeed in applying to, enrolling in, and graduating from law school.
Learn how the law operates in the real world
By experiencing UW Law School’s distinctive law-in-action approach to teaching, you will
learn how the law operates in the real world and shapes daily life. As a participant, you will:
- Receive over 40 hours of live instruction from Law professors in Legal Writing and other core areas to get a feel for life as a Law student.
- Participate in
personal and professional development workshops.
- Gain hands-on experience with the
legal system, participating in activities such as a mock client intake and a Wisconsin
prison tour, and attending a criminal plea and sentencing.
Explore legal career paths
Explore the wide range of work lawyers do. Learn about a variety of practice areas — from criminal law to corporate law — and network with
local attorneys, judges and current law school students.
Gain insights on applying to law school
From studying for the LSAT to filling out applications, learn how to succeed in the process of applying to law school. Meet with admissions and career counselors to gain insights on how to best prepare for the application process.
Experience life on a Big Ten campus
Spend four weeks living on the beautiful University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. Our vibrant, internationally renowned university is a top research institution, located in the capital of Wisconsin. There will be time for fun, and students will benefit from a campus surrounded by lakes, sports, music and theater -- as well as the resources of a major research university.
Be part of a transformative educational experience, at no cost
This transformative experience is offered at no cost to you. As a program participant, you will receive tuition, free room and board for the duration of the program, and a $1,000 stipend. You will also receive a fee waiver from the Law School Admissions Council for the LSAT and Credential Assembly Service.
Please explore our website or contact us to learn more about the PLUS Program.
The DiscoverLaw.org Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars Program at the University of Wisconsin Law School is sponsored by a grant from the Law School Admission Council.