Third Year

The Road Ahead

The Road Ahead

The links below offer you a road map for your next three or four years at the Law School. We realize that each student’s path will differ, so there may be information that does not apply to you. The lists are not exhaustive but offer guidance as you plan your academic career.

Third Year

Fall

  • Meet with CPC staff to update your career development plan.
  • Attend judicial clerkship program(s).
  • Conduct a degree audit with the Registrar’s office.
  • Pre-register for spring courses.
  • Full-time students should sign up, register and take the MPRE, if practicing outside of Connecticut. Full-time students should review commencement information and complete requirements for a Diploma.

Spring

  • Full-time students should complete bar application and register for bar exam preparatory course. Familiarize yourself with the deadlines and requirements.
  • Full-time students should schedule an appointment with the Student Finance Office to review loan history.
  • Full-time students should complete mandatory financial aid exit counseling.
  • Full-time students should complete all bar application forms. Full-time students attend commencement.
  • Part-time students attend the CPC’s legal market update.
  • Part-time students should apply for financial aid, including the institutional application and FAFSA.
  • Part-time students should pre-register for summer courses.

Summer

  • Accept financial aid award letter.
  • Apply for graduation.
  • Once spring grades are posted, review your spring final exams and review with faculty members if available.
  • Be aware of, and meet, all application deadlines for fall recruiting programs, federal government honors programs and fellowships.
  • Complete and submit all summer externship requirements and evaluations.