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Speaker shows students diverse paths to law school

November 11, 2021 / by / 0 Comment

It was perfect timing for senior Alani Perkins. The senior is taking the Law School Admission Test this weekend that could get her into law school, and the organization that makes the test, the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC), was on campus Tuesday with a presentation full of tips. But LSAC’s Angela Winfield came to GCU to primarily talk about increasing diversity in law schools; she is Black, blind and made it big in the legal profession. “Seeing her reminds me I can do anything I put my mind to,” Perkins said.

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Graduate’s journey becomes full ride to law school

July 19, 2019 / by / 0 Comment

David Salgado knew it was a tough road to take. The Grand Canyon University graduate and IT employee wanted to pass the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), be accepted into a law school and earn a scholarship to pay for it. There were a lot of twists and turns along the way. But he managed a rarity — a full scholarship to law school. His west Phoenix parents jumped for joy. None of the extended family had ever been to college, much less law school. They had canceled vacation to plan on helping to pay for it. Salgado will go to Gonzaga School of Law on the Thomas More Scholarship.

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