Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors

Conference 2017

MAPLA 2017: Driving Forward

Thursday, September 21 to Saturday, September 23, 2017
DoubleTree Suites-Fort Shelby, Detroit, Michigan


Get Ready and give in to The Temptations of Motown!!! Join us at the MAPLA 2017 Conference in Detroit, Michigan on September 21-23, 2017. This year's theme—Driving Forward—reflects both the history of our host city and the conference focus on the best practices in advising and educating today’s pre-law students as the legal world continues to move forward past the rough road of the recession.

The MAPLA 2017 Conference is your opportunity to stay up-to-date on issues relevant to pre-law advising as well as a wonderful chance for pre-law advisors to connect with each other and with law school admission representatives. Highlights of the conference include workshops for new and veteran pre-law advisors, informative sessions on a variety of pre-law advising topics, visits to local law schools, and networking receptions. So, come and experience the (Stevie) Wonder of Detroit!!! 

FUN DETROIT FACT:  Detroit was named one of The 26 Hottest Food Cities of 2016!

Hotel Information

Registration  Conference Schedule  Scholarship Application

Important Dates
  • Pre-Law Advisor Scholarship Application Deadline #1: June1, 2017
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline: August 1, 2017
  • Pre-Law Advisor Scholarship Application Deadline #2: August 1, 2017
  • Regular Registration Deadline: September 1, 2017
  • Late Registration Deadline: September 18, 2017


For More Information
Scott Hendrickson, Conference Chair
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