Pre-Law Advising

The Saint Joseph’s University Pre-Law program adapts cura personalis to the law advising process combining academic and professional advice for students from all majors.  Our law advisors have up-to-date knowledge of the law school process and attend NAPLA regularly to bring information on institutions and trends to all students and alumni.

Before applying to law school, it is important to have a strong understanding of the application process.  The following steps outline what makes a strong applicant. 

Understand the LSAT

Take courses to develop your skills

Gain legal experience (internships, shadowing, networking)

Find the right schools

Identify strategies for financial aid 

Create a strong application

Exude Professionalism

Events

Suggested Timelines: Freshmen to Senior year