Pre-Law Advising is an academic advising program that provides individual counseling to students regarding law school as a graduate school choice, the law school application process, and the legal field as a career path. Pre-Law Advising also sponsors programs and distributes information to students, staff, and alumni/ae who are considering applying to law school. Anyone interested in law school or law as a career is invited to join our listserv and utilize the resources found on this site.
To join the listserv, please send an email to Anne Grieves.
Workshops and Programs for Pre-Law Students
Mock First Year Law School Class - Students Considering Law School: January 29, 12-1:00 PM, 113 ST
We have all heard rumors about what a first year law school class is like. Here is your chance to find out. Please join esteemed and dynamic law school professor, Daniel Medwed, as he conducts a class with you as one of the participants. Professor Medwed will offer advice and tips on how to succeed in law school and hopefully dissipate any of your fears.
Practice LSAT (KAPLAN): February 21, 9 AM – 3 PM, Rooms TBD
Kaplan is offering free practice tests on campus. Experience the exam under proctored conditions, receive a detailed score analysis, and learn exclusive strategies to improve your score!
What TYPE of Lawyer Are You? March 5, 12:00-1:00 PM, 12 ST
Q: What types of people become lawyers?
A: All types.
Please join us for this interactive workshop in which you will discover specific characteristics about your personality. What is driving you to law? What type of law do you want to practice? You will gain a deeper self-understanding through an assessment that will be useful to you in many areas of your life.
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Law Students Share Their Stories: March 17, 5:00-6:30 PM, Rooms TBD
What is law school really like? Hear stories from NU alumni who are currently in law school at Northeastern, BC, BU, Suffolk and New England Law. You have questions? They have answers.
Careers in Law: March 25, 12:00-1:00, 12 ST
Is law school a path you might be considering?
Are you interested in studying law but are not sure what specialization you will want to pursue?
Please join us for a panel discussion where you will hear from lawyers with various specializations. They will tell you how and when they chose their specialization and answer any questions you might have about the legal field in general or the type of law that they practice.
LSAT Tips and Strategies: April 1, 4:00-5:00 PM 113 ST
Kaplan is offering a workshop to introduce you to the LSAT and to help you get started on your studying.