If you're just entering college and already planning for law school, it's safe to say that you're ahead of the game. Or maybe you've already graduated and took some much-needed time away from the classroom before making your decision. Regardless of how you got here, the Pre-Law Education and the LSAT section of FindLaw for Law Students has helpful information and advice from lawyers who once stood in your shoes and understand the challenges you're now facing. The biggest of which is how to best prepare yourself for law school and a follow-on career. Let FindLaw be your guide as you choose the college, courses and majors to make your application stand out and help you prepare to break through the LSAT.
Pre-Law Education and the LSAT
Pre-Law Education and the LSAT Articles
Lawyers are drawn from some of the most dedicated and diligent students in the country. This article examines pre-law summer programs and their utility to future law students.
If undergrads have to major in a hard science to get into medical school, then those pursuing law school would need a law-related major, right? Surprisingly, the answer is no according to the American Bar Association as the legal profession is open to a wide degree of diversity within its ranks.
High school and college students who are interested in becoming lawyers are often left wondering just what they can do to make themselves the most attractive law school applicants out there. Fortunately, the paths leading to law school are plentiful for potential law students. However, it’s important to select pre-law courses that will arm you with the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in law school.
An overview of some of the best pre-law colleges to consider, along with helpful tips on your pre-law education.