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What Majors Are Best for Law School?

Undergrads with dreams of eventually attending law school often wonder if there are certain majors that will better prepare you for law school (or that will make your application look better). I’ll go ahead and end the suspense now: There’s definitely no mandatory major if you plan to head to law school. With that said, you can definitely do some thinking and maneuvering to put you in the best position when it comes time for applications. Here’s some general tips and advice for when you’re deciding:

The most important thing is to do something that you know you’ll do well at. With law schools being a numbers-oriented business, that’s the most important piece of advice I can give.

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Your First Legal Job: How Smart 0Ls Think About The Job Search

One of the most important things for you to think about before entering law school is the type of job that you want when exiting law school. You should begin planning your job search before you even sign up for the LSAT.

Why so early?  Because a successful job search requires a thoughtful, targeted approach.

Employers hire students who:
– Can thoughtfully explain why they want to practice law – not merely why they went to law school.
– Have interned in a legal practice setting to experience the actual day-to-day practice of law.