Pre-Law (Law School)

At the UW, “pre-law” is not a major, minor or series of courses. Law school requires no prerequisite courses nor do law schools prefer any particular majors. Pre-law refers to anyone who is considering going to law school after they complete their undergraduate degree.

Pre-Law Career Coaching

At the UW Career and Internship Center, Pre-Law Career Coaching can help students and alumni:

  • Determine whether law school is the best fit for one’s professional goals
  • Learn about law school and the different areas of legal practice
  • Help with the application process
  • Determine an action plan
  • Explore the different jobs and careers in the field
  • Subscribe to the UW Pre-Law listserv to receive announcements on Pre-Law events, resources, and information

30 min appointments are available for UW students and alumni. Schedule your Pre-Law Career Coaching appointment in Handshake. Appointments take place in the Career & Internship Center (134 Mary Gates Hall), by phone or online by request

Exploring the Legal Profession: Academic and Professional Prep

Law School: Admissions and Application Prep

Law School: How to Apply

Additional Resources for Students

Pre-Law Handouts: 


Register now for GEN ST 297  Pre-Law SeminarAutumn Quarter 2019

Seminar is now FULL. Please sign up for notify to be notified of when spots open up. If you have any questions, please email

LSAT Summer Prep Course by UW Instructional Center

To register or to be added to a waiting list, fill out the registration form here. Seats for the course will be filled in order of payment. Currently, payment can only be made in person using a Husky Card or by mail using a personal check. To ensure a spot, please pay the course fee by Friday, June 14, 2019. For registration details or for any further questions, please email



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