The Pre-Professional Legal Studies concentration is tailored for students who are interested in law school or any other law-related profession. Courses are selected from various programs on campus to provide a comprehensive program of study. For more information about our classes and alumni, visit the undergraduate programs page
The main pre-law advisor for the department is Dr. Marian Williams. You can email her at email@example.com or phone her at (828) 262-6039. You may also contact any of the pre-law faculty in the department:
If you want to get into law school, you need to pass the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). It is administered multiple times each year by the Law School Admission Council (LSAC). You may take the LSAT up to three times in a single year. As you prepare to take the LSAT, refer below to some resources that will help you plan your test date.
The LSAT is offered numerous times per year, both online and in-person.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, administration of the LSAT has changed. Keep up with the latest changes at lsac.org's LSAT Resource Page
LSAT Prep Courses
A number of organizations provide LSAT prep courses, some at a considerable cost. Some programs will provide financial assistance for some students. Visit the following sites for more information:
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) provides comprehensive information about preparing for and applying to law school. LSAC is the clearinghouse for the reporting of LSAT scores, submitting letters of recommendation, providing copies of previous exams, and much more. It provides detailed instructions for the entire law school admissions process.
LSAC's CEO also provides online discussions on important topics in legal education.
The National Jurist is a publication covering law schools, law students, and the legal profession.
Information about the costs of a legal education and assistance with paying for law school is found at the AccessLex website
Other Links of Interest
For other news and information pertaining to the law, check out these links: