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Pre-Law Advising

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These pages provide resources for those students considering or applying to law school. Though law can be a highly rewarding and flexible career choice, law school is a demanding and costly endeavor. You should begin, therefore, by thinking carefully about whether to apply.

If you do decide that law school is right for you, the next step is to select a set of schools where you will apply. Once you are ready to apply to particular schools, the application process is generally quite straightforward. You will need to: 

  1. Register with the Law School Admission Council (LSAC).
  2. Register for and take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT),
  3. Provide an academic transcript, using the LSAC's transcript request forms.
  4. Solicit at least two letters of recomendation.
  5. Write and submit a résumé and personal statement.

Follow the links on this site to find out more about each of these steps. Keep up with current Pre-Law Events on the Pre-Law Blog.

If you have any questions, or need to talk further about any aspect of the application process, please contact: 

Larry Krasnoff
Professor of Philosophy
Pre-Law Advisor
16 Glebe Street, Room 300

Office Hours for Fall 2016:
TR 9:30-10:30 am and 12:30-1:30 pm, and by appointment

Pre-Law Advising News

May LSAT Prep Course
Posted on 1 April 2016 | 12:37 pm
Every year, Pre-Law offers a non-credit LSAT prep class in May. The class will run for four weeks before the June LSAT, meeting Monday through Thursday evenings, May 9 through June 2, on the main campus downtown.  All are welcome to enroll; you do not have to be a College of Charleston student. The cost […]
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Pre-Law Events, 2015-16
Posted on 7 September 2015 | 1:00 pm
Friday September 18:  Constitution Day Lecture Garrett Epps University of Baltimore School of Law Contributing Editor, The Atlantic “Terrible Duties: The ‘Second Founding’ and 21st-Century Citizenship” 2:00-3:30 pm Wells Fargo Auditorium, 5 Liberty Street The post-Civil War amendments are often said to represent a “Second Founding.”  They radically change the text of the Constitution and […]
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