Virtual Texas law school admissions webinar led by UH Law Center
Representatives from law schools across the state answered questions sent in by prospective law school students in a Zoom panel discussion on Saturday. The event was organized by University of Houston Law Center Assistant Dean for Admissions Pilar Mensah and Assistant Director of Admissions Angela Ambers-Henderson.
May 5, 2020 - The University of Houston Law Center Admissions Office hosted the first-ever Texas Law School Admissions Panel webinar on Saturday. Assistant Director of Admissions Angela Ambers-Henderson facilitated the three-hour long event where panelists addressed how best to navigate the application process amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Panelists included Law Center Assistant Dean for Admissions Pilar Mensah and Ambers-Henderson and the following representatives from other state law schools:
- Baylor School of Law Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Jenny Branson
- South Texas College of Law Houston Assistant Dean of Admissions Alicia Cramer
- St. Mary’s University School of Law Assistant Dean for Admissions Catherine Casiano
- SMU Dedman School of Law Assistant Dean for Admissions Jill Nikirk
- Texas A&M University School of Law Assistant Dean of Admissions & Scholarships Terence Cook
- Texas Tech University School of Law Assistant Dean of Admissions Danielle Saavedra
- Thurgood Marshall School of Law Ken Assistant Director of Financial Aid and Admissions Ken Moore
- University of North Texas Dallas College of Law Assistant Director of Admissions Sheena Brooks
- University of Texas School of Law Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid Mathiew Le
"The over 300 registrants, which included current applicants, future applicants, and pre-law advisors, submitted over 200 questions prior to the webinar that were addressed by the panelists," Mensah said. “The webinar was interactive which allowed participants to submit questions via email real time and featured live polls.
“The event was a huge success as evident by the survey results at the end of the session - 100 percent of the respondents felt that the webinar was helpful."
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