Preparing for a Career in Law

Students who believe law school is in their future should pursue an undergraduate career to fit their personal talents and interests as well as demonstrate academic rigor. Law schools do not, as a rule, have specific academic requirements for admission, but they are usually impressed by applicants who can demonstrate that they have challenged themselves in a diverse course of study. Since law school admission is extremely competitive, it is important for students to compile a strong undergraduate record. They should plan to take courses of genuine interest, as their best performance should result. With the complexity of legal issues today, both nationally and internationally, a broad liberal arts curriculum is the preferred preparation for law school.

Pre-Law Advising

Students interested in pursuing a career in law are encouraged to visit the Pre-Professional Office to meet with Ana Droscoski, JD. Ms. Droscoski, Associate Director of Pre-Professional Advising, is a New York State licensed attorney and has practiced primarily real estate, conservation, environmental, and estate law for numerous years in the private and public sector. She obtained her J.D. from American University, Washington College of Law. Her background in law makes her a versatile and experienced advisor for students pursuing law school. Prior to your meeting with Ms Droscoski, please complete the PDF Document: Law Professions Questionnaire online.