De’Ericka Aiken

Georgetown Law School / CLEO Pre-Law Program Participation: 2008 Sophomore Summer Institute/ 2009 College Scholars Program/2009 ASAP/2010 AIE

Getting involved with CLEO is quite possibly the best decision I have ever made in preparation for law school.



Employers hire second-year law students primarily on their first- year GPA. If you want to stand out as a future employee and do more than just “make it through” law school, you need the right attitude to take control of your legal education.
  • Develop

    Develop the skills you need to be able to take control over your own law school learning process

  • Learn

    Learn how to: - Read and Brief Court Opinions - Prepare for Law School Exams, Including the Best Practices for Memorizing All the Law You Need to Know for Your Exams - Write exams using the IRAC form - Conquer your workload, time, and stress in law school

  • Experience

    Experience the Socratic Method by participating in a Mock Law School Class

  • Write

    Write a Contracts Essay Exam and Debrief the Experience

  • Discover

    Discover the Benefits of study Groups and How to Make Sure Your Groups are Productive and not Dysfunctional

  • Network

    Begin to build a Network of other Successful Law Students

Salman Bhojani

SMU Dedman School of Law / CLEO Associate AIE Atlanta 2009

I highly recommend every starting law student to apply for AIE—it may be the secret to your success in law school.





Be prepared for law school from anywhere in the world.
All 1L Prep – Attitude Is Essential seminars will be held online.

Each Seminar takes place Saturdays (9 am – 3 pm EDT ) & Sundays (9 am – 3 pm EDT)

June 22 – 23, 2019

July 13 – 14, 2019

August 3-4, 2019

Tremaine Ross

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law / CLEO Mid-Summer 2011, Academic Enhancement 2010, AIE 2009

I am extremely grateful for what CLEO has done for me throughout my time in law school. I have not missed a conference since becoming a member of the CLEO family, and each conference has offered something valuable which augmented my legal education.


WHO should attend?

All students who intend to start law school in the fall of 2019.

WHAT is required?

Applicants must have been admitted to a law school, submit an online application, and pay a $50 registration fee.

WHAT's in it for me?

In addition to getting a head start on law school and learning in a supportive environment, you will be invited to other CLEO academic support, networking, and career-building events.

WHAT will be covered?

The seminar will expose students to the best practices for: case briefing, legal research & writing, conquering law school exams, and managing time & finances.

Estella Cisneros

Yale Law School / CLEO Associate AIE Los Angeles 2009

AIE was instrumental in helping me prepare to succeed in law school. As a first-generation professional student, I felt unprepared to attend law school but after attending AIE, I felt I had the tools I needed. I don’t know where else I would have received the guidance and direction AIE gave me!