Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law is now accepting applications for its upcoming course to prepare for the October 5, 2013 Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).
Ka Huli Ao's program is designed to provide support to potential applicants to the William S. Richardson School of Law, who have demonstrated an interest in Native Hawaiian law and rights. The application process requires a statement attesting to your demonstrated interest in Native Hawaiian law and rights, a personal statement describing your interest in the study of law, a letter of recommendation, and a copy of your government-issued identification card.
Applications can completed online at http://bit.ly/KHAonlineApp. Be prepared to complete the application in one sitting. The application deadline is June 3, 2013 at 5pm.
This application contains the following sections.
- Contact Information
- Educational History
- LSAT History
- Law School Application History
- Interest in Issues Affecting the Native Hawaiian Community (250 word essay)
- Letter of Recommendation (sent separately to Ka Huli Ao)
- Demographic Information
- Interest in the Study of Law (250 word essay)
- Copy of Government-Issued ID Card (sent separately to Ka Huli Ao)
- Diagnostic Test (see below)
An important part of the application process is the diagnostic test. The diagnostic test is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 8, 2013, at 9:00 AM at the William S. Richardson School of Law, the specific room will be announced later. The diagnostic test will last until approximately 12:15 PM. Waivers are allowed for those applicants who have recently taken an official LSAT and send us their official score from the LSAC website (screen shots are acceptable).
Applicants admitted into our program are required to attend all classes and practice tests. The information below is provided to applicants so that they can make arrangements to attend every class and practice test.
We expect the substantive classes for the course to begin on Thursday, July 25, 2013. Classes will be held weekly on Thursday evenings from 6:00 - 9:00 PM. In addition to the Thursday evening classes, we have a few Saturday morning dates: August 3, August 10, September 7, and September 21. Our course on these dates will generally run from 9:00 AM until 1:00 PM.
Admitted applicants will be notified of a required orientation before the substantive classes begin. At the orientation, admitted applicants will pay the $105 fee that covers a portion of the cost of program materials.