Re: Concerned about attendance
Posted by friend on 7/16/09
On 7/16/09, Stephanie wrote:
> I was accepted to law school and plan to go to a school in
> the fall that's about 4 hours away from home. This would
> normally be no problem, except i'll have to travel home
> either once or twice a month for medical treatment - and
> doctors don't work on saturdays. my previous treatments
> have always been on a wednesday, so it's likely i would be
> missing like wednesday afternoon and possibly thursday
> morning classes, depending on how i felt afterwards, and
> if i was able to drive back. i can obviously arrange a lot
> of treatments for vacations, etc., but im concerned i
> might have to miss 4 or so classes during hte semester.
> What is the attendance policy like in law school? do you
> have to attend every single class? and are professors more
> lenient if you tell them it's for health reasons, and you
> can prove it?
You will not likely be allowed to finish an ABA law school
curriculum if you miss two or more days a month, every
month. Check what the minimum ABA class attendance hours are
per term. If your school fails to adhere to ABA
requirements, they could lose their accreditation.
Explore your options for treatment near the location of your
Posts on this thread, including this one
- Concerned about attendance, 7/16/09, by Stephanie .
- Re: Concerned about attendance, 7/16/09, by friend.
- Re: Concerned about attendance, 7/17/09, by David.
- Re: Concerned about attendance, 7/17/09, by Hmmm.