B.A., Columbia University; J.D., Georgetown University
Sophia Sim joined The George Washington University Law School after working at Georgetown University Law Center for 14 years. Since 2000, she was director of admissions, where she evaluated applications and oversaw the operations of Georgetown University Law Center's Admissions Office. During her time there, she was appointed to several university committees, including data warehousing, diversity task force, future law professors, information technology, joint degree programs, technology users, and web redesign.
Dean Sim has been active in the governance of the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) and has been appointed to four standing committees—audit, finance and legal, services and programs, and test, development, and research. During her time on the services and programs committee, she was co-chair of the global admissions work group and presented at various LSAC conferences and forums. In addition, Dean Sim was a keynote speaker on prelegal education and admission to the globalized law school at the American Association of Law Schools (AALS) annual conference. She also has served as a panelist at the National Asian Pacific Bar Association Pre-Law Conference, Mid-Atlantic Prelaw Advisors Conference and Northeast Association of Prelaw Advisors Conference.
Prior to working in law admissions, Dean Sim was a director of academic affairs at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she was appointed as an advisor to the Judicial Honor Council.