The Pre-Law Advising Program is designed to help students determine if law school or a career in the legal field is an appropriate path to pursue, and assist those interested in law with the law school application process, as well as securing law-related internships and employment.
Register for the St. Edward's University Pre-Law Advising Program to receive updates regarding pre-law resources, events, and additional information. Contact asmith22 [at] stedwards.edu (subject: Pre-law%20advising%20questions) (Alex Smith) in Career and Professional Development if you have questions regarding registration.
Freshman and Sophomore Years: Maintain GPA while taking courses that are writing- and research-intensive. Meet with a Career and Professional Development Center staff member to learn about a career in law, including pre-law internship opportunities. Considering joining law-related organizations, such as Phi Alpha Delta.
Junior Year: Prepare for taking the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT). Plan to take the LSAT in the spring of or summer after junior year.
Senior Year: Register with the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) and the Credential Assembly Service (CAS) as preparation for submitting law school applications. Deadlines vary by school, but law school applications will be submitted roughly 8-10 months prior to enrollment.
Common law school application materials:
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Official Academic Transcript
Contact Alex Smith at asmith22 [at] stedwards.edu for more information.
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