Pre-Law

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

Law admissions

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.

LSAT Prep Course

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.  

Pre-law advisors

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.

Mock trial

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.

Internships

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.

3+3 law program

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.

Program Schedule for fall semester 2018

Tuesday, Sept. 11 at 3:30 - Pre-law Mixer at Zamora's. Enjoy delicious donuts and seasonal fruit, and meet other pre-law students at Cornell!

Monday, Sept. 24 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Law school admissions workshop with Kara Blanchard of Drake Law School. Ringer Dining Room.

Thursday, Sept. 27 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - 3+3 program informational lunch with Brian Ferrell of the University of Iowa Law School. Ringer Dining Room.

Saturday, Oct. 6 from 8:30 - 9:30 .m. - Homecoming Reunion Law Alumni Networking Breakfast. Ringer Dining Room.

Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - LSAT Prep Course Information Session with Meghan Yamanishi. Ringer Dining Room.

Tuesday, Nov. 27 from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. - Mock Law School Admission Committee with Collins Byrd of University of Iowa Law School. Ringer Dining Room.