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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Shades of Purple 2018 (Seattle, WA)


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


Justice for All: Diversity and Inclusion in Law School Admissions (San Francisco, CA)


KIPP Denver Collegiate High School Visit to Denver Law (Denver, CO)


Clark 150 Celebration (Des Moines, IA)


Diversity & Inclusion Law Day (Williamsburg, VA)


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