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Student Advising


Application Year

Fall Semester

  • Submit the Pre-Law Application Packet in early September to the Office of Pre-professional Advising.

  • Attend the Law School Forum in New York City and the Barnard-Columbia Law Day in September. The Law Day features law schools from across the country.

  • Attend programs sponsored by the Office of Preprofessional Advising featuring admissions officers from various law schools and the Personal Statement workshop.

  • Finalize the personal statement.

  • Visit law schools.

  • Become familiar with the financial aid opportunities, procedures, and deadlines for each school applied to. Law school websites have invaluable information.

  • Submit law school applications by early November.

  • Good luck to those taking the October or December LSAT!

  • Check the status of your application with individual schools. Be sure that they have received all of your documents.

  • Students should submit an updated transcript with fall semester grades to CAS and to the law schools.

Preprofessional Advising


403 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: 212-854-6378

Fax: 212-854-2562

Office Hours
9:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.

Walk-in Hours
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.