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.

Spring 2023 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 the …

By Diane Curtis
Diane Curtis Pre-Law Advisor & Senior Lecturer
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Welcome to Fall 2022!

(Note: this just went out to the pre-law email list. If you’re not already on that list, you can join it here.)

Welcome and welcome back! I’m excited to see you all filling up the campus and town again, and …

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