Welcome to Villanova’s Pre-Law Industry Connections Community!

If you are interested in pursuing law school and exploring careers in the legal field, then you have arrived on the right page. Deciding to attend law school and pursue a career in law is a significant decision that goes along with much reflection, time, research and money, so whether you are a prospective student, current student or alumni, we will help you jumpstart your legal career journey.

Shades of Admission: The Colorful Debate on College Affirmative Action

By: Oluwafikunayo Ajeigbe
President, Black Pre-Law Students Association

On June 29th, 2023 the future of college admissions was forever changed. In a highly controversial 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court ruled against the use of race-based affirmative action in Students for Fair Admissions …

By Alexandra Karlesses
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Preparing for Law School

This content was originally featured on Baylor’s Pre-Law Webpage.

Unlike other professional schools, law schools do not recommend or require that applicants take any particular courses. However, this certainly does not mean no preparation is required for law school. The …

By Alexandra Karlesses
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Pre-Law Reading List

This content was adapted from Baylor University’s Pre-Law Page

If you want to hit the ground running and determine if law school might be right for you, take a look at these recommendations from all across the legal spectrum.

Background …

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Career Readiness Resources

Alumni Connections

  • Greater Philadelphia
  • Founder/CEO Pearl's Sales & Marketing Consultancy
  • Austin, TX
  • Talent Acquisition Specialist II SHI International
  • South Plainfield, NJ
  • High School Mathematics Teacher Edison Township Public Schools
  • Braintree, MA
  • Amazon Reseller Self Employed
  • New York, NY
  • Associate Blank Rome
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Regional Director of Client Development Northern Trust Corporation
  • Philadelphia, PA
  • New York, NY
  • Digital Video Editor The Children's Village
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Wilkes-Barre, PA
  • Assistant Soccer Coach Crestwood School District
  • Voorhees Township, NJ
  • Attorney Archer & Greiner, P.C.
  • Waldwick, NJ
  • Managing Attorney Callagy Law, PC

Skill Building Courses

Learning to Write Marketing Copy

Taught by Ian Lurie
Copy is the heart and soul of almost every marketing endeavor. Get a great foundation for all your campaigns with…

Cover Letter Tips

Taught by Jenny Foss
Cover letters offer job seekers an opportunity to explain how their education, skills, and experiences line up directly with the…

UX Foundations: Accessibility

Taught by Derek Featherstone
The Internet has removed many obstacles to communication and interaction. However, when websites, technologies, or tools are poorly designed, they…

Fostering Belonging as a Leader

Taught by Sanyin Siang
Employee expertise and imagination are your company’s most powerful assets. And research has shown that a sense of psychological safety…

Digital Accessibility for the Modern Workplace

Taught by Hector Minto
The move towards a more digital workplace affects everyone, from newly remote employees to frontline workers. With technology being such…

Designing with the WCAG 2.2 Guidelines

Taught by Emma Moore
Get an overview of the new WCAG 2.2 accessibility guidelines and their impact on web/digital projects with expert Emma Moore,…

EPUB Accessibility Using InDesign

Taught by Laura Brady
As digital books aren’t constrained to the printed page, they’re a great deal more malleable than traditional publications. Ebooks—which are…

Tech on the Go: Ethics in Cybersecurity

Taught by Jerod Brennen
Never before has there been so much power available literally at your fingertips—from a computer, mobile phone, or tablet. That’s…

Security Tips: Metadata

Taught by Scott Simpson
Metadata, or data about data, is an important aspect of working with information. From file modification dates to the lens…

Practice Exam 2 for ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

Taught by Total Seminars
This practice exam is intended to help you prepare for the ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification exam. After…

Accessibility for Web Design

Taught by Derek Featherstone
Are you doing everything you can to make sure your sites are accessible and easy to use? Learn practical accessibility…

Equity First: The Path to Inclusion and Belonging

Taught by Mary-Frances Winters
Equity is a very important concept in today’s workplace. In this course, instructor Mary-Frances Winters helps you gain a better…

A Manager’s Guide to Inclusive Teams

Taught by Madecraft
In today’s business environment, in order to compete, it’s critical to have inclusive and diverse teams. Therefore, as managers, creating…

Microsoft Office Accessibility for Beginners

Taught by Jess Stratton
Microsoft Office is one of the most popular and widely used software families available in the world. If you’re interested…

Copyright for Photographers: Rights and Releases

Taught by Carolyn E. Wright
The intersection of photography and law is a complex place. What are your rights as a photographer? Where and what…

Using Microsoft SharePoint Syntex for AI Document Management

Taught by Phil Gold
SharePoint Syntex lets you use AI to extract information from documents and forms in SharePoint libraries. For example, you could…

Learning Software Version Control

Taught by Carlos Solís
Software version control is crucial for modern software creation. It helps to manage changes, prevent errors, and preserve codebases, which…

Practice Exam 1 for ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

Taught by Total Seminars
This practice exam is intended to help you prepare for the ISC2 Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification exam. After…

Creating Change: Diversity and Inclusion in the Tech Industry

Taught by Kimberly Bryant
Issues surrounding diversity have troubled the technology industry for years. While tech giants have the ability to architect often thrillingly…

Inclusive Mindset (2020)

Taught by Dereca Blackmon
Creating an inclusive environment is not a passive act. Rather, it is a skill that can be learned and improved…

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