Undergraduate Timeline

Disclaimer: The Center for Pre-Law Advising advises ALUMNI and ALL students, including transfer students, to whom the following preparation timeline may not apply. If you plan to graduate early or you are unsure of how this timeline applies to you, schedule an appointment with a Pre-Law Advisor.

  • Continue to Research the Legal Profession
  • Consider joining a pre-law organization if you haven’t already
  • Meet with a pre-law advisor to develop a timeline for taking the LSAT and applying to law school
  • Follow the Center for Pre-Law Advising on Facebook for information on internships/events

  • Continue to Research the Legal Profession
  • Continue to Research Law Schools
  • Follow the Application Timeline if you are planning to go straight to law school
  • Meet with a pre-law advisor to discuss law school applications, whether you plan to apply senior year or not
  • Maintain existing relationships or start to develop new relationships with professors/TAs
  • Research Undergraduate Academic Award opportunities to help distinguish yourself
  • Follow the Center for Pre-Law Advising on Facebook for information on internships/events