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Pre-law Illini Speak

Illini alumna: I am very excited to start law school and I couldn't have done it without all of your help! I remember coming in freshman year and being very uncertain if I would even be able to go to law school. However, through all of your help and encouragement, I have been able to accomplish my goal.

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Pre-Law Illini Speak

Illini senior: You were very informative and had great advice about each step in the process which definitely led to a better outcome, so thank you very much!

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Pre-Law Illini Speak

Illini alumna: Thank you, again, for all of your incredible guidance and have been a godsend.

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What is Pre-Law Advising Services?

We help Illini students and alumni explore legal careers, build academic skills for law school, and prepare their most successful law school applications, maximizing admission and financial aid! From practice LSATs to law school recruitment events to networking with lawyers, we host over 30 pre-law workshops and events per year. Our pre-law advisors provide individual advising from lawyers with over 20 years of combined advising experience. 

Are you an Illini considering law school? We invite you to get to know us and our resources!


LSAT Updates: Changes Beginning August 2024

On October 18, LSAC announced its plans to remove the Analytical Reasoning (Logic Games) section from the LSAT beginning with the August 2024 administration. 

Logic Games will be included in upcoming LSAT administrations through June 2024.

To view the full announcement, click here.


February Snapshot

Each month we create a "snapshot" of upcoming events, programs, and deadlines relevant to prelaw students and alumni on our Blog.  Be sure to check out the most recent February Snapshot for exciting opportunities and important reminders!

Alumni Attorney Talk with Jackson Glisson

Be sure to check out the newest edition of Alumni Attorney Talks and gain invaluable insights from one of the University of Illinois distinguished alums, Jackson Glisson, Partner at UB Greensfelder. Click here to access the interview on the PLAS blog!

Supreme Court Decision Related to Admissions

On Thursday, June 29, 2023, the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc vs. President and Fellows of Harvard College and Students for Fair Admission, Inc v. University of North Carolina examining the role of affirmative action in higher education admissions decisions. To read the announcement, click here.