Attend a Pre-Law Orientation Session

Pre-Law Orientation Sessions are open to all Penn State students considering law school. First- and second-year students must attend a Pre-Law Orientation Session prior to scheduling an individual appointment with the Pre-Law Adviser or attending the Applying to Law School Session. Topics covered in the Pre-Law Orientation Session include: 

  • Preparing for law school and strengthening your application now (even if you are not yet certain that you want to attend)
  • Skills required for law school
  • Learning about law school
  • Exploring legal practice
  • Deciding whether to apply to law school
  • Introduction to the LSAT  and GRE (brief intro to this topic – more in the Applying to Law School Session)
  • Law school application timeline (brief intro to this topic – more in the Applying to Law School Session)
  • Pre-Law Advising resources

Registration is now open and required. Please check your fall class schedule before registering.  Note that some sessions are via Zoom and others are in-person at University Park.  

Wednesday, August 31: Pre-law Orientation (Zoom) 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Qa7WADbzT82eauTCrUSuaQ

Tuesday, September 13: Pre-Law Orientation (in-person) 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Grange Lobby
Register in advance for this in-person session, space is limited:
https://pennstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_03y1QEbO52djdrM

Thursday, October 20: Pre-Law Orientation (Zoom) 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_DeCHWQzOTsm2bdHhZ6TFMA

Friday, November 4: Pre-Law Orientation (in -person) 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Grange Lobby
Register in advance for this in-person session, space is limited:
https://pennstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_03y1QEbO52djdrM

Monday, November 14: Pre-Law Orientation (Zoom) – 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Register in advance for this webinar:
https://psu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_b7RdiGV5RBaECbw64AaiMw

 

 


Other steps:

Step 1: Attend an Applying to Law School Session

OR

Step 2: Make an Individual Appointment with the Pre-Law Adviser