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Law School: Preparing Now

Vol. 89, Prg. 11–15
April 20–24, 2009

Is your student aspiring to law school? Find out how he can prepare academically, what she should expect, and what extra-curricular activities attract the attention of law school admissions departments! Mike Farris talks with several students and the chair of the Pre Law Advisor’s National Council, this week on the program.

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Looking toward Law School
Extra-curricular Preparation
Legally Debatable
Admitting Interest
From the Halls of Harvard


Dr. Frank GuliuzzaDr. Frank Guliazza
Dr. Frank Guliuzza is a well-known scholar in the field of government. An expert in Constitutional Law, he has published widely on the First Amendment (including the book, Over the Wall: Protecting Religious Expression in the Public Square), the separation of church and state, and the role of Christians in political activism.

Dr. Guliuzza received the John S. Hinckley Award as the outstanding faculty member at Weber State University (2003), where he was a tenured Professor of Political Science and Chair of the Department. He was named Utah Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation (2003). He has been recognized four times by the American Political Science Association for Outstanding Teaching in Political Science (2000, 2003, 2004, and 2008).

He is the current Chair of the Pre-Law Advisors’ National Council and is on the executive boards of the American Mock Trial Association and the American Collegiate Moot Court Associations. A successful coach at Weber State, his teams finished in the top-ten at national tournaments a dozen times. He coached more than 60 students who were either All-Americans or All-Regional competitors. He has also taught at Wheaton College, the University of Minnesota, and Vassar.

Dr. Guliuzza is now Professor of Government at Patrick Henry College, where he also advises students who plan to attend law school and coaches moot court and mock trial.

Aidan GranoAidan Grano
Aidan Grano is a 20-year-old junior at Patrick Henry College, majoring in government. After being homeschooled for 12 years by his mother, he applied to Patrick Henry because of his experience at its Constitutional Law Teen Camp in the summer of 2005. Aidan has participated in PHC’s moot court program since his freshman year, including this past year in which he and his partner, Rachel Heflin, won the National Championship in January 2009. Aidan is also the second moot courter in the league’s history to win both a national championship and the top orator award in the same year.

Lindsay SeeLindsay See
Lindsay See is a homeschool alumna originally from Livonia, Michigan. She graduated from Patrick Henry College in 2007 with a degree in government/political theory. While at PHC, Lindsay was a national champion oralist in moot court and debate and spent her summers directing two separate Christian youth camps. Currently, she is a first-year student at Harvard Law School, where she is an editor on the Journal of Law and Public Policy and part of an international commercial arbitration team. Lindsay has a passion for child advocacy and international religious freedom and looks forward to using her law degree in these fields.

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