EDGE Pre-Law Advising
The Creighton EDGE offers pre-law students one-on-one advising to assist in navigating their path to law school, build their application profile and direct them to resources available to them both on-campus and online.
Pre-Law Advising is open to all Creighton undergraduate students interested in exploring a career in the law. Pre-Law Advising can help students with resources, discernment and review requirements for a competitive law school application.
Meet with an Advisor
If you have a pre-law question or if you are deciding if law is right for you, take time to talk with a Pre-Law Advisor in the Creighton EDGE.
EDGE Pre-Law Instruction
The Creighton EDGE offers Pre-Law Instruction to help a student discern a career in law, provide resources and learning opportunities to enhance their application profile and assist in finding shadowing and mentoring opportunities with practicing attorneys.
Key Components of Pre-Law Seminar
In addition to providing information and resources to prepare for an application to law school, PLAW also encompasses programming and advising to assist students in deciding if this is the best path for them.
Pending the successful completion of the PLAW program, certain considerations will be in place when a student applies to the Creighton University School of Law. These considerations change with each new class of students.
PLAW students are provided an online tool to track their law school application materials with the Creighton Online Medical and Professional Application System (COMPAS) Journal. Students build their application materials through all of PLAW. The COMPAS Journal is modeled after LSAC, the national application service used by major law schools in the country.
From current law students to practicing attorneys and experts in the legal field, PLAW gives students the chance to hear from a host of individuals that provide insight into the application process and what to expect in and out of law school.
Professional Communication Seminar
Often the first contact that law schools have with a student is the written word. PLAW provides workshops for students that give particular attention to writing personal statements, resumes and overall writing skills.
Legal Shadowing Opportunities
Observing a professional in his or her place of work is critical for a students who are deciding which direction they will take in their professional careers. Through the PLAW program, students shadow legal professionals based on area of interest and are able to greatly expand their view and knowledge of the profession. Additionally, the Creighton School of Law and the EDGE offer the Creighton Legal Experience, where undergraduate student have an opportunity to shadow a current law student.
Impact of the Pre-Law Seminar
Creighton Admit Rates vs. National Average
Creighton students are consistently above the national average for admittance to law school.
The Creighton EDGE and the Creighton School of Law work together to ensure our students have the EDGE over other applicants in their pre-professional development.
Regardless of your choice of law program, Creighton students are well prepared.