Info Sessions & Webcasts

 

 

Residency
10/13/2011 Establishing California Residency for Tuition Purposes Presenter: UC Berkeley Residence Affairs Unit The Residency Affairs Unit holds a “Residency for Tuition Purposes” question and answer session in the fall semester. Students billed as non-residents but planning to appeal their residency status should attend for tips on completing the appeal process. International students are not eligible to establish residency for tuition purposes. It is a good idea to review the campus Residency website prior to attending one of these sessions. For 2011, the session will be held on October 13 at 3:00pm in 110 Sproul Hall. The session will not be recorded.
Financial Literacy
04/12/2012 Webcast Slides Law Degree Economics: How Federal Legislation Has Improved the Economic Value of A Law Degree Presenter: Jason DiLorenzo from GL Advisor The presentation includes:

  • An examination of escalating debt levels’ effect in eroding a Law degree’s financial value and how recent events have reversed this trend markedly.
  • The steps you need to take in order to maximize the benefits of these programs and to mitigate the costs of your debt.
  • Inherent conflicts of interest and common mistakes people make while navigating these programs and other financial matters.
  • Q&A
03/03/2011 Webcast Part 1 Webcast Part 2 Slides Part 1 Slides Part 2 Tax Day Presenters: Berkeley Law professors Robert Bartlett, Mark Gergen, Ann O’Leary, Eric Talley, GL Advisor’s Jason DiLorenzo, and Financial Aid’s Dennis Tominaga and Sigrid Allen Part 1 – Public Sector – The Public Sector Session features a discussion of public-interest and non-profit personal finances, and the ins and outs of LRAP and other programs (including CCRAA) designed to help public interest lawyers reduce their loan burdens. Part 2 – Private Sector – The Private Sector Session explains what to expect for loan repayment on an associate’s salary, what your take-home pay will really be, and how to plan for a financially prudent future as a firm lawyer.
Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP)
03/28/2016 Slides Loan Repayment & LRAP Presenters: Elena McSwiggen, LRAP Advisor, and Leah Sime, Associate Director of LRAP This presentation is a general overview of Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP), Income Based Repayment (IBR), and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). NOTE: The slides are intended to assist you with managing the repayment of your student as you make the transition from completing law school to obtaining or starting employment. It is general information designed to enable you to be aware of pertinent issues. We urge you to make an appointment with a representative from the Financial Aid Office to obtain an individual assessment of your student loan portfolio/repayment options. Schedule an appointment via our online appointment scheduler.
03/30/2015 Slides Loan Repayment & LRAP Presenters: Elena McSwiggen, LRAP Advisor, and Leah Sime, Associate Director of LRAP This presentation is a general overview of Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP), Income Based Repayment (IBR), and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). NOTE: The slides are intended to assist you with managing the repayment of your student as you make the transition from completing law school to obtaining or starting employment. It is general information designed to enable you to be aware of pertinent issues. We urge you to make an appointment with a representative from the Financial Aid Office to obtain an individual assessment of your student loan portfolio/repayment options. Schedule an appointment via our online appointment scheduler.
03/11/2014 Slides LRAP & Financial Planning Presenter: Leah Sime, Associate Director of LRAP This presentation is a general overview of Loan Repayment Assistance Program (LRAP), Income Based Repayment (IBR), and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF). NOTE: The slides are intended to assist you with managing the repayment of your student as you make the transition from completing law school to obtaining or starting employment. It is general information designed to enable you to be aware of pertinent issues. We urge you to make an appointment with a representative from the Financial Aid Office to obtain an individual assessment of your student loan portfolio/repayment options. Schedule an appointment via our online appointment scheduler.
03/07/2013 Webcast Slides Financial Planning and LRAP session for Graduating Students Presenters: Sigrid Allen, Associate Director of LRAP, and Leah Sime, Assistant Director of Financial Aid and LRAP NOTE: The Webcast and slides are intended to assist you with managing the repayment of your student loans as you make the transition from completing law school to obtaining or starting employment. It is general information designed to enable you to be aware of pertinent issues. We urge you to make an appointment with a representative from the Financial Aid Office to obtain an individual assessment of your student loan portfolio/repayment options..
Other Sessions
10/09/2012 Audio Slides Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans Presenters: Stanley J. Heginbotham, Soros Fellowship Director, and current Boalt Hall Soros Fellows On October 9, 2012, Stanley J. Heginbotham, Soros Fellowship Director, and three of the current Boalt Hall Soros Fellows provided information and insights about how to be a successful applicant for this prestigious $90,000 two-year national fellowship.  
08/25/2010 and 09/02/2010 Individual Health Insurance Options For Students With Dependents Presenter: UC Berkeley Student Health Insurance Office On August 25, 2010 and September 2, 2010, the Student Health Insurance Office presented workshops at the Tang Education Center on individual health insurance options for students with dependents (spouses and children). Future workshop dates will be announced by e-mail and BBB. All are welcome. More information about individual health insurance options can be found here.