Thinking about Law School

 

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Are you trying to figure out whether a legal career is right for you?

Or do you want to learn how to better prepare yourself for an eventual  law school application?

Either way, you’re in the right place. Click on the appropriate pre-law resource below, and you’ll find pages of information to help you along your path.

Welcome to Fall 2021!

It’s really happening — we’re really all back here in Amherst! Hard to believe, but I’m so happy to see it and to see all of you soon. (The added traffic in town is a little more difficult to adjust to …

By Diane Curtis
Diane Curtis Pre-Law Advisor & Senior Lecturer Diane Curtis
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Law-related classes for Fall 2021

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 Diane Curtis
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Pre-Law Resources

Deciding Whether Law School is the Right Path

Why are you thinking about law school?  Some of the most common reasons include some variation of the following:

I …
How do I prepare for law school?

There is no prescribed major or set of undergraduate courses for admission to law school. The best guide is to …