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Law School and You

Should I go to Law School?
During your undergraduate years you should and can investigate whether Law School is for you. Through the Pre-Law Minor you can become familiar with the legal system, institutions, concepts and vocabulary and research and explore potential legal practice areas. You can take advantage of legal exposure experiences such as court, law firm, corporate legal, and public agency visits. You can network with and shadow attorneys and law students. You can visit law schools and attend programs offered by the law schools. You can intern in various legal settings. You can read about the legal profession in a variety of publications and websites and you can blog with attorneys and law students.

What do law schools look for?
Law schools look at applicants GPA and the Law School Admission (LSAT) score. Then they consider your personal statement, letters of recommendation, extracurricular activities, work experience and the rigor of your undergraduate studies.