Pre-Law Advising

Welcome to the UMass Amherst Pre-Law Advising Office.
We provide UMass students and alumni (regardless of major, college, or school) with a full range of
information and counseling regarding legal careers and the law school application process. We also
offer one-on-one assistance in all aspects of law school applications. You can use the resources on
these pages to get you started, but never hesitate to contact the office for personal advice.

Start by clicking on one of the categories above or go straight to an overview of the law school application process.

Looking ahead to the Fall 2022-23 admissions cycle

If you’re planning to apply to law school in this upcoming cycle, you’ve probably seen a recent (and ongoing) surge of analyses of the last cycle, and predictions about the next. I’m wading into these waters not to make any …

By Diane Curtis
Diane Curtis Pre-Law Advisor & Senior Lecturer
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New FREE Pre-Law Program from LSAC

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is launching a new program of talks, workshops, and more for applicants. This looks like a useful series of programs for those of you just beginning your admission journey, and it’s free through LSAC’s …

By Diane Curtis
Diane Curtis Pre-Law Advisor & Senior Lecturer
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Fall 2022 Law-Related Courses

 

Every semester, we provide this list of the amazing array of law-related and law-adjacent courses that might be of interest to students considering legal careers. Some of these courses are squarely focused on the law. Others are more in …

By Diane Curtis
Diane Curtis Pre-Law Advisor & Senior Lecturer
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Pre-Law Resources

Pre-Law Advising Mailing List

The best way to keep up to date on all things pre-law (besides visiting this site often!) is to sign …