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Pre-Law

Furman’s Office of Pre-Professional Advising (OPPA) provides support for current students and alumni to explore and prepare for the legal profession. The office assists students in finding ways to gain exposure to the law and the legal profession by helping students identify relevant classes, connect with faculty-led programs, secure law-related internships, attend law-related presentations and alumni events, and participate in law career treks and visits to law schools. Have a question? Contact us.

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90%
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law school acceptance rate

 

With a full-time dedicated Pre-Law Advisor, the office is part of a student’s team of mentors who provide support and guidance through the preparation and law school admissions process. In addition to one-on-one advising, our Pre-Law Advisor conducts law school admissions workshops, takes students to the regional LSAC Forum and to NC Diversity Law Day, hosts law schools and attorney panels, assists with admissions preparation interviews, and provides any additional support necessary to help students achieve their goals. More important, students are supported in researching and assessing an array of law schools so that students can find a law school that best serves their interests.

The range of experiences, classroom rigor, and team of mentoring support that Furman offers prepares our students to be successful. Furman’s graduates enroll at law schools throughout the nation and experience excellent law school acceptance rates, which consistently exceed 90%. These rates far exceed the national acceptance rates. Furman students have been accepted to prestigious law schools across the nation, including the coveted big three law schools, the T14 law schools, and top tier law schools. Furman students have been incredibly successful in securing merit aid awards to attend law school and some students have accepted full-ride offers.

So come by the office today and add our Pre-Law Advisor to your team of mentors. This is the Furman Advantage.

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Program Overview

Our Pre-Law track is designed to prepare you for your career goals.

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Student Experiences

The Pre-Law track offers students a number of academic and educational resources.

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Pre-Law Advising

Select a major that best fits your interests and career goals, while also preparing for law school.

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Pre-Law Interest Form

Interested in the pre-law program? Register your interest so that you can receive regular updates on all pre-law activities at Furman.

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