Community College—Perspectives

Starting your education at a community college can save you money, strengthen your credentials, and allow you to stay close to family. Many people choose law school as a goal, and there are numerous paths to get there.

What do law schools say?

Who is a community college student?

Community College Students: Think About Law School



The Community College Path to Law School

Law Schools ♥ Community College Students



Law Student Voices: Two Stories

“I wouldn’t be here today had it not been for my start at community college.”

“The reading and writing skills that I developed in community college became very, very important.”

Hear more student perspectives.

Application Aspects to Address

Letters of Recommendation



Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Programs

First- and second-year college students: Get the skills you need to succeed in law school by attending a four-week summer prelaw program. There’s no cost to attend, and participants receive a small stipend.

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Upcoming Events

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June

25

UNM African American Student Services BEST Academy Visit (Albuquerque, NM)
July

16

Leadership in Law Camp (San Antonio, TX)

17

Shades of Purple 2018 (Seattle, WA)

24

Women’s Center Bridging the Gap: Discovering Law and Making a Difference (Seattle, WA)

30

Constitutional Law Camp (San Antonio, TX)
August

3

Road to Law School and Moot Court (Baltimore, MD)
September

6

William Smith High School at Denver Law (Denver, CO)

7

UC Hastings Diversity Outreach Day (San Francisco, CA)
November

17

Q&A: Queers and Allies Discover the Law (Topeka, KS)