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Stephen and Sandra Sheller Law School Pipeline Program

Program Dates: July 8-26, 2024

A 2019 summer immersion student argues a case during mock trial at the Kline Institute of Trial Advocacy.
A 2019 summer immersion participant argues a case during a mock trial exercise at the Kline Institute of Trial Advocacy in Center City Philadelphia.

Are you thinking about applying to law school?

Drexel University’s Kline School of Law offers a free, three-week summer immersion program for individuals from underrepresented backgrounds who have completed at least one year at a two- or four-year college.

Get a head-start on the essentials of legal study, explore diverse fields within the legal profession and build your resume by participating in the program.

This year’s session will be online-only except for optional networking events in Philadelphia.

About the Program

The program includes:

  • Demystifying and explaining the law school application process
  • LSAT preparation
  • Introduction to law student and lawyer mentors who directly share their experiences in law school and practice
  • Overview of legal specialties, fields and career paths
  • Review of case method (legal reading and writing)
  • Study of public speaking, critical thinking and networking with Philadelphia-area legal professionals
  • Exposure to experiential learning, advocacy and community organizing through the Stern Community Lawyering Clinic

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Application Requirements

  • Applicants must be members of groups that are underrepresented in the legal profession, first-generation students, or individuals who have faced discrimination or overcome social and economic hardships. People who have already been admitted to law school are not eligible to participate in the program.
  • Applicants can be undergraduates, recent grads or postgraduates from underrepresented backgrounds.
  • Applicants must submit a transcript that shows a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher.
  • Applicants must attend every required program session for the duration of the program.


The 2024 application is closed. Please check back next year for application information. For questions, please email