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Admissions/IT Crowdsourced Session

A2J:Teaching Law Students Programming & Lawyering Skills

In the Fall of 2012, CALI will be launching a new website where law clinics can send their students to create programmable guided interviews for lawyers or clients using A2J Author. A2J Author is used by the legal aid community to deliver online legal form assistance to self representing litigants, but it is also an excellent teaching tool for law students and will prepare them for 21st Century law practice.

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Exporting to Datatel Colleague from ACES2

We have had tremendous difficulty getting ACES 2 and Datatel Colleague to "play nicely." Any tips on how to build export reports that will import successfully into Datatel would be helpful. Presently, this is a big issue for us, and all data on every admitted student must be entered manually into Datatel.

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Reporting GPA's to ABA

If you have a foreign applicant, and LSAC has completed their JDCAS report with their US equivalent Bachelor's Degree, there is no GPA. How do we handle these applicants when reporting to the ABA?

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Recruitment using ACES2 - ins & outs of data mining

How to navigate some of the quirky A2 fields and queries to record and use prospect recruitment info.

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"Document" Retention in a paperless world

In the old days, our document retention policy called for holding on to all applications for 3 years (in case students re-applied). After that, all but matriculated students were destroyed. The matriculated students' physical folders would move up to the "main office" to become their "permanent files". Now that I'm at a school that has been paperless for 3 years, I'm seeing an odd problem on the horizon. Here's the ...more »

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Please consider topics you'd like us to cover at the Datatel breakout session and either submit a new idea in this forum or simply comment on this thread to share your thoughts.

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SSIS to Import ACES2 Data

Our DBA is using Microsoft SSIS to format the ACES2 exports into the very specific format Datatel AAI requires to be happy. It would be very nice to see what other schools are doing in this area!

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