Here are key LLM career-related dates and deadlines for the 2018-2019 academic year and summer:

October 1: Deadline to request a preliminary evaluation from the New York Board of Law Examiners (BOLE) for the July NY bar exam

November 1: First day to apply for the Feb NY bar exam

November 5: Deadline to submit bids for the International Student Interview Program (ISIP)

November 17: The LSAT is administered

November 30: Deadline to apply for the Feb NY bar exam

December 1: Deadline to apply for the Feb MA bar exam

Mid December: Registration opens for the March MPRE

January 1: Deadline to request an advanced determination of eligibility from the Board of Bar Examiners (BBE) for the July MA bar exam

Early January: Deadline to accept/decline ISIP invitations

Mid January (right after grades are released): Deadline to submit updated transcripts with fall grades and course descriptions to the BBE for the July MA bar exam

January 24 – 25: ISIP is held in New York City

January 26: The LSAT is administered

February 19: The application period to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT) opens

Mid March: Applications for the July MA bar exam are made available to download

Late March: The MPRE is administered

April 1: First day to apply for the July NY bar exam

April 30: Deadline to apply for the July NY bar exam

May 1: Deadline to request a preliminary evaluation from BOLE for the Feb NY bar exam

Early May: Deadline to apply for the July MA bar exam

May 19: BU Law Graduation

May 31: Deadline to submit to the BBE a copy of your diploma and final official transcript for the July MA bar exam

June 15: Deadline to submit to BOLE the LLM Certificate of Attendance and notarized Handwriting Specimen for the July NY bar exam

July 18: Deadline to apply for OPT

August 1: Deadline to request an advanced determination of eligibility from the BBE for the Feb MA bar exam