If you’re interested in pursuing a career in law, the Berry Career Institute and The Stoll Program for Law and Society provides services and programs to help you prepare and apply to law school in your senior year.
Prepare to become a top law school candidate
Find out how to choose the right law school. Be prepared for the application processes for your top choice law schools. Familiarize yourself with the financing options for law school.
You don’t have to prepare for the law entrance exam alone. Take a course dedicated to LSAT prep. LSAT practice exams and a textbook are included with the course.
Meet Cornell’s pre-law advisors. Your journey to law school starts now, and getting advice along the way will help make you a good candidate for law schools.
Get involved and make connections through Cornell’s award-winning mock trial team. Debate. Hone your critical thinking and speaking skills. Meet others interested in law.
Explore whether the law is the right career path for you by participating in an internship. Conduct basic legal research, assist attorneys preparing for cases, understand how laws are developed and implemented, and make connections with professionals working in law fields.
Cornell College offers a 3 + 3 Program with The University of Iowa College of Law. If you are certain you want a career in law, the 3 + 3 program allows you the option to attend two top-tier institutions. Through the program you’ll complete both degrees in six years instead of seven, saving a year of tuition and related costs.
Upcoming Events for 2019-2020
Tuesday, Sept. 11 from 4:00-5:00 p.m. - Pre-law Mixer at Zamora's. Enjoy delicious donuts and seasonal fruit, and meet other pre-law students at Cornell!
Wednesday, Oct. 2 from 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. - Iowa Law Expo and MAPLA Caravan at the University of Iowa IMU Main Lounge. Take a tour of the University of Iowa College of Law, visit law school representatives from approximately 100 law schools around the country, and enjoy breakout sessions to help you prepare for law school. RSVP required.
Wednesday, Oct. 9 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. - Collins Byrd from the University of Iowa and Kara Blanchard from Drake University will lead an interactive mock law school application workshop for students who are ready to start creating their application materials.
Saturday, Oct. 26 - Homecoming! Law alumni networking opportunities. More details to follow.
Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - LSAT Prep Course Information Session with Meghan Yamanishi. Ringer Dining Room.
Saturday, November 2 all day - LSAC Law School Forum trip to Chicago.
More workshops and events will be added to the calendar! Check back to see what we are up to!