What does the application process entail for an employee of a CapLaw Professionals in Law applicant?
Applicants applying as Professionals in Law students follow the application process as outlined on our website. You will be required to take the LSAT, submit an application, and register with the Credential Assembly Service (CAS).
I have used all of my eligible tuition reimbursement funds for the year, am I still eligible for the CapLaw Professionals in Law tuition discount? Yes, the CapLaw Professionals in Law tuition discount matches the amount you are eligible for (up to $5,250 annually), not the amount you have remaining.
Who is eligible for the CapLaw Professionals in Law Program? The CapLaw Professionals in Law Program is open to entering first-year students enrolled in the Capital University Law School Juris Doctor program who are employed with an employer that provides an education assistance benefit and are eligible for that employers education assistance benefit as of the first day of each semester.
Will I be considered for merit based scholarship? Yes, you are eligible for merit based scholarships in addition to your CapLaw Professionals in Law tuition discount. All applicants are considered for merit based scholarships during the application assessment process. Your total award (CapLaw Professionals in Law tuition discount and merit scholarship) shall not exceed the cost of tuition.
What happens if I am no longer employed by my tuition assistance benefit providing employer? The tuition discount is awarded on a semester basis. If after that semester has come to a close and you are no longer employed by the tuition assistance benefit providing employer, you will no longer be eligible to receive the tuition discount.
How does Capital verify that I am employed by a tuition assistance benefit providing company? If you have been admitted, you must have an authorized representative from your company verify your employment using our verification form. You may pick up the verification form in the Office of Financial Aid.
I am not sure about attending law school--why would someone who is not interested in practicing law attend law school? A legal education is one of the most flexible, diverse, and useful advanced degrees available today. Many people who seek a law school degree never plan to practice law. A legal education is about critical thinking, problem solving, effective communication, and managing conflict. You will benefit from a law degree whatever career path you choose!
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