Student Pre-Law Resources

‌A letter from Dr. Ian Drake, University Pre-Law Advisor

As the Pre-Law Advisor for the university, I welcome you and look forward to assisting you on the path to law school. Informational materials are available online and/or in hard copy in the Department of Political Science and Law located in Dickson Hall, Room 204. These include but are not limited too:

  • Information about the 2018 Law Admissions Day
  • A sample Pre-Law Calendar that will help you in planning the right time for you to take the LSAT and apply to law school;
  • The Law School Admissions Council website contains a wealth of information for prospective law students;
  • "The Law School Applications Process," is a narrative containing helpful tips prepared by Montclair State University Alumni who have successfully completed the process;
  • Information to assist you in preparing your "Personal Statement";
  • Information to assist you in obtaining letters of recommendation and guidelines to assist your recommendation writers in preparing letters for law school applicants;
  • The latest "Boston College Law School Locator" contains a grid of the average LSAT scores and grade point averages of accepted candidates at most American Bar Association accredited law schools;
  • The U.S. News and World Report ranking of law schools;
  • Sample catalogs for many law schools;
  • LSAT applications & online services;
  • News and events of interest.

I look forward to assisting you throughout this process. My e-mail address is or you can call me at 973-655-7223.