Advising and events for students considering law school

Monday, Feb 1, 2021

Considering law school? The Center for Career Development is here to help you understand options, navigate the process, complete application materials and more.

Advising

Our advisers are available to meet with undergraduates, graduate students and alumni interested in or applying to law school. You can schedule an appointment in Handshake

For students or alumni considering law school, you can meet with advisers to learn more about understand the application process, including how to investigate a career in law and maximize your academic, leadership and professional experiences at Princeton.

If you're working on your application, Danielle will teach you how to acquire recommendation letters, develop personal statements and essays that communicate your background and skills, identify appropriate schools and network effectively with law school admission professionals, faculty members and attorneys.

Students will also learn how to plan their outreach to learn more about the law profession as well as develop relationships with law school faculty members, admission professionals and attorneys.

Guide

We have a comprehensive PDF iconpre-law guide covering reflection, preparation tips and advice for the law school application process.

Applicant statistics and alumni working in law

Find a link on our Law School Applicant Statistics page to interactive charts featuring information about Princeton alumni  applying to law school including the number of applicants, average GPAs and LSAT scores, common law schools and more. Please note that students must be logged into CAS to see the link.  

Career paths in law

Learn about career paths in law and read profiles of alumni working in law on the Princeton Career Compass website.