GRE 101

Date: Thursday, March 24, 2022, 2:00 – 3:00 PM ET

Webinar Description: Join Educational Testing Services for an in-depth discussion about the GRE, including content, how it is administered, what it costs, diversity and accommodation considerations, and other pertinent details for test takers, prelaw advisors, and law schools considering adopting the GRE as an option for applicants.


Learning Objectives:

  1. To educate law schools and prelaw advisors on the mechanical basics of the GRE.
  2. To demonstrate the GRE as a tool that can be used by law schools for admissions purposes.
  3. To provide information helpful for prelaw advisors as they’re advising students on the LSAT vs. the GRE for law school admission.


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Preston Nicholson, J.D., Assistant Dean for Admissions, Washburn University School of Law

Preston Nicholson is the Assistant Dean for Admissions. He previously worked at Drake University Law School as the Associate Director of Admission and Financial Aid. Prior to that, Preston served as Assistant Director/Pre-Law Director in the Undergraduate Advising Center at the University of Kansas. He earned his J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law and his undergraduate degree in Business Management from Oklahoma State University. While at OSU, he received the Raymond D. Thomas Award in recognition of being named the top graduating business senior.

Preston holds a Kansas law license, having passed the bar in 2007. He is active with the Kansas Bar Association, currently serving on the Diversity Committee and previously serving on the Legal Related Education Committee. Preston is also active with the National History Bee and Bowl, serving as a site captain at the national competition and has experience directing state tournaments. In his spare time, he enjoys tennis, playing pub trivia, working out, and traveling.





Colby Carter, Senior Client Relationship Manager, Educational Testing Services

Colby Carter is a Senior Client Relationship Manager at ETS where he brings over 18 years of experience in the law school space. At ETS, Carter cultivates and maintains partnerships with law schools and key stakeholder groups in legal education, both domestically and internationally. Previously, he served as Regional Support Manager at the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) where he led a team of Account Managers and enacted a variety of customer-centric methods and communication strategy to increase market share in the United States, Canada and Australia. He collaborated with internal subject matter experts to design, develop and deliver blended learning programs for LSAC’s ACES2 services and has also contributed to the development of UNITE, the next generation of ACES2. Carter has also held roles as Associate Director of Admissions at both New York Law School and Chapman University.