Pre-Law Review

Start learning how to make informed decisions about law school and get the most out of your discussion with the pre-law adviser by completing the following items.

  1. Complete the Pre-Law Self-Assessment
  2. Review the Application Timeline
  3. Visit LSAC’s Getting Started
  4. Fill in this form and click either the "Submit form to the Prelaw Adviser" or "Print this page" button on the bottom. If you print, remember to bring the completed printed form with you to your appointment!

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Name:*

Student ID #:*

Date of Scheduled Pre-law Advising Appointment:*

Answer the following questions:
  1. Why are you interested in law school?
  2. What is your major?
  3. What alternatives to law school have you considered? Are you still exploring these alternatives?
  4. What types of law (legal specialities) are you interested in studying/practicing?
  5. How do you feel your major will help prepare you for law school?

    If you are exploring or changing academic directions, go to MajorPrep at http://dus.psu.edu/documents/forms/major-prep.html to identify areas of interest, find potential majors, and discuss them with an academic adviser.

  6. Have you registered for your LSAC account at LSAC.org? Yes    No
  7. Have you registered for the LSAT? Yes    No
    If so, when is your test date?
  8. Have you already taken the LSAT? Yes    No
    If so, what is your score?
  9. What do you want to accomplish in your pre-law advising session? If you want to review draft documents, including personal statements, please email them to me at least 24 hours in advance of the appointment.
  10. How did you find out about Pre-law Advising?