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Pre-Law Program at Montclair State University

Interested in the Pre-Law Program? Submit an Inquiry Form

About the Program

At Montclair State, you’ll receive focused preparation and advising, ensuring you take the most advantageous courses to prepare for the LSAT exam. Paired with advice and coaching to help you be competitive in the law school application process, we will ensure you have the best opportunity to be successful following your time here at Montclair State University. As a Pre-Law student, you will attend exciting and valuable activities each semester that include discussions and seminars with law professionals, career and internship workshops, and specialized training to hone professional skills.

You can be part of the Pre-Law Program while fulfilling any major degree program, but students interested in law careers are encouraged to take coursework that requires strong research, writing, and problem-solving skills. These courses will successfully position you for the LSAT and the law school experience.

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Director, Pre-Law Program

Isabelle Ramos is the director of the Pre-Law program and is dedicated to helping students of all majors prepare for success in the law school admission process. Isabelle offers individual advising consultations as well as educational information sessions on how to prepare for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and strategies for the law school search and application process. Previously, Isabelle was an ambassador and assistant director for diversity initiatives at the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) where she collaborated with law schools, allied organizations, and pre-law advisors on increasing the number of underrepresented students in law school. Prior to joining LSAC Isabelle was the assistant director for admissions at Cornell Law school where she coordinated diversity outreach and pipeline programs.

Isabelle earned her bachelor’s degree in public affairs with a concentration in ethics and philosophy from Wells College and her juris doctor from Northeastern University School of Law. She interned with Hillary R. Clinton in Washington, DC in 2004 and completed four legal co-ops with civil rights and social justice organizations while in law school. Isabelle is a member of the New York Bar and previously served on the Tompkins County Human Rights Commission.

Pre-Law Inquiry Form

Pre-Law Inquiry Form