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.
Keep yourself updated on how COVID-19 is affecting law school admissions
The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) and AccessLex both have put out statements and are compiling resources to help you navigate this uncertain time. Just know that you are not going through this alone and you can meet with an advisor by phone or zoom to help you with any questions you might have.
- LSAC: Coronavirus and the LSAT
- LSAC: Introducing the LSAT-Flex
- AccessLex COVID-19 Update and Resources