Pre-Law Workshops and Advising

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UMN Pre-Law Advising Office
pladv@umn.edu

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Pre-Law Advising is ready to serve students and alumni virtually! Our services are offered via:

  • Webinars related to law school and careers in law.
  • Comprehensive newsletter sent each month via email.
  • Individual advising services (both professional and peer-led) for Pre-Law students and alumni actively applying to law school.

Pre-Law advising is open to all students and alumni of the university, regardless of college.

Pre-Law Workshops and Schedule

Personal Statements 101

This is a great webinar for students or alums interested in learning the basics of preparing a personal statement, how it is used in the admissions process, how to choose a topic and begin writing, and how you can get feedback on your draft. To learn more about personal statements, visit z.umn.edu/PS101

Watch a recording of this webinar from September 2020. Live webinars will resume in Fall 2021.

Applying to Law School

This webinar is open to all U of M students and alums, especially for those who know they're going to law school and would like guidance about the application process. We'll discuss application materials and deadlines, as well as how to prepare your application materials so that you're the best law school applicant you can be.

Watch a recorded version of this webinar from April 2021. Live webinars will resume Fall 2021.

Check Out Our Online Module for Pre-Law Students

Pre-Law 101 Module. This module is perfect for someone just starting to explore law school and outlines how to explore, ways to gain experience and a brief overview of the timeline and application process. This module is available for currently enrolled University of Minnesota students only.

Pre-Law Advising Services

Individual appointments with the Pre-Law Advisor are available to students and alumni from any college who are actively in the application process, or who have already completed a workshop or drop-in session and have further questions.
You can schedule your virtual appointment online. If the online schedule is not showing availability, please email pladv@umn.edu.

Virtual Peer Advisor Drop-Ins

Summer Hours until June 13th

  • Tuesday: 12 - 4:00
  • Thursday: 12 - 4:00

Drop-ins will resume Fall semester.  Please schedule your virtual appointment online with the Pre-Law Advisor.