For many, the road to law school begins in college. Early on, you may wonder if there’s a way to focus your undergraduate studies to help your law school application stand out or to prepare you for the rigor of law school. Are there courses that can help boost your LSAT score? Do certain majors help convince the admissions committee that you’re “law school ready?” Which undergraduate classes might actually help you as a law student? We talk with top law school admissions deans, a prelaw advisor, and a leading admissions consultant and author to explore how the admissions committee evaluates your coursework and to see how your undergraduate studies might impact your performance as a 1L.
- Ann Perry, Associate Dean for Admissions, The University of Chicago Law School
- Sarah Zearfoss, Senior Assistant Dean for Admissions, University of Michigan Law School
- Chloe Reid, Associate Dean & Dean of Admissions, University of Southern California, Gould School of Law
- Debbie Chizewer, Senior Assistant Dean for Admissions and Director, Chicago Careers in Law, University of Chicago
- Richard Montauk, Admissions Consultant & Author, How to Get Into the Top Law Schools