Pre-Law News

Destiny Mbachu ’17: Would I choose Centre again? [Honors Convo address]Valentine (Val) Banor ’17 and Destiny Mbachu ’17 provided the keynote addresses at Centre College’s annual honors convocation on May 2. Remarks from...
Colleen Coyle ’19 presents paper at Kentucky Philosophical Association conferenceThe work of Colleen Coyle ’19 was recently recognized by the Kentucky Philosophical Association. Earlier this year, Coyle won an...
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Law schools look for students with skills in writing, analysis, and logical argument and Centre’s broad liberal arts program provides this kind of training in many courses.

Centre graduates have a solid record of success in gaining admission to law schools and of performing well once they get there.

The most common majors for future lawyers have traditionally been government, history, politics, and English, while economics has made a strong showing recently. Any major Centre offers, though, can be good training for lawyers. Natural science students, for example, have learned analytical skills that are directly transferable to law, and their technical knowledge gives them a leg up in such burgeoning fields as biotechnology regulation and patent law.

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