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Law school is very different than most undergraduate institutions. While law school students learn to become better thinkers, writers, and speakers, law school is not an extension of an undergraduate degree program.
LawSchool - is it for me?
Here are a few ways that law school differs from undergraduate education:
There is no standard curriculum for all law schools. Although most law schools cover similar topics within the first year of schooling - civil procedure, constitutional law, contracts, criminal law and criminal procedure, legal methods, legal writing and research, property law, and torts - all have unique faculty and research emphasis.
Want to Learn More About OSU's Pre-Law Programs?
Oregon State offers a variety of resources and opportunities for students considering a career in law. Learn more about about pre-law advising, professional networking, and extracurricular activities.