Pre-law advising for Juniors is designed to allow you to evaluate the appropriateness of an environmental law career and to prepare you for the intensity of the law school application process students will experience during the fall semester of their Senior year. Pre-law events sponsored by the ESF Pre-law program and the Syracuse University Pre-law program during the Spring semester introduce you to the law school application process and the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).
You should contact the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) and register for the LSAT in July or August (before your Senior year). ESF students who register for the LSAT in September of their Senior year often have to travel to Colgate, Hamilton, or Cornell Universities to take the examination.
You should start preparing for the LSAT the first week of August (before your Senior year) either by taking a preparation course offered by Kaplan, Princeton Review, etc., or studying on their own by purchasing LSAT Study Guides available through Barnes and Noble, Borders, Amazon.com, etc.
Tasks for Juniors:
You should strive for at least a 3.2 GPA at the end of your Junior year. Note: Very few law schools will admit students that do not have at least a 3.0 GPA at the end of their Junior year.