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Week of November 10, 2003

Spring 2004 ASP TA Applications Available.
If you are interested in being a Teaching Assistant for a first-year class next semester, please submit an application by November 25, 2003. A complete application includes an application form, unofficial transcript, and a recent resume. You can find information about job responsibilities, grade requirements, compensation, and application forms at: Application forms are also available on the table near the 3rd floor elevators.

We are hiring Teaching Assistants for Civil Procedure (Profs. Perritt, Steinman, Laser), Justice (Profs. Malin, Sowle, Wright), Property (Profs. Baker, Harding, Tarlock, TBA), and Contracts (Prof. Hill).

Please contact Jamie Lake at or (312) 906-5247 with any questions.

Don't Miss Preparing for and Taking Exams.
ASP presents the next installment of the Getting Started Series. Come and hear suggestions from faculty, administrators, and students about how to survive and succeed on your final exams. Valuable handouts will also be distributed. This program will take place on November 11, at 5:00 in room C50 and November 12, at 3:00 in the auditorium. Preparing for and Taking Exams is open to everyone.

Possible Religious Conflict with July Bar Exam.
The Illinois bar examination is scheduled for July 27 and 28, 2004. The Jewish holiday Tisha B'Av falls on July 27, 2004. All applicants whose ability to write the July 2004 bar examination will be affected by this holiday should notify the Illinois Board of Admissions to the Bar in writing no later than December 1, 2003. Your letter should be directed to Larie Walton and either mailed to the Board offices at 625 South College Street, Springfield, IL 62704 or faxed to (217) 522-9327; -9341; -6589; or -3728

ABA Mentor Program for Students with Disabilities.
Chicago-Kent is partnering with the American Bar Association Commission on Mental and Physical Disability Law to provide a mentor program for law students with disabilities. Interested law students are paired with attorneys based on students' interests and other relevant factors. Mentors provide both academic and career advice and help students start developing a professional network. The mentor program is open to law students with all types of disabilities, including learning disabilities. If you are interested in participating in this program, please contact Jamie Lake at or (312) 906-5247 for more information.

Discount Haircuts for Chicago-Kent Students.
The Civic Opera Barbershop, located at 20 North Wacker Drive in Suite 1549, is offering a $3.00 discount off haircuts to students, faculty, or staff showing a valid Chicago-Kent ID card. To make an appointment, please call (312) 263-1091.

Upcoming Programs in November.
Preparing for and Taking Exams
-November 11, at 5:00pm in Room C50
-November 12, at 3:00pm in the Auditorium

Coping with Law School Stress
-November 18, at 12:00pm in Room 270

Illinois Bar Admissions Presentation for 3Ls and 4Ls
-November 20, at 12:00pm in the Auditorium
-November 20, at 5:00pm in the Auditorium

To see other events and activities, please visit the online calendar.

Other Helpful Links:
Academic Support Program
Law School Survival Guide
Student Health Insurance FAQ
U-Pass Information


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