Pre-Law Guide

Cawley’s pre-law advisor, Andreas Kuersten, has accepted a position as Legislative Attorney with the Library of Congress, Congressional Research Service, American Law Division.

During the months of November, December, and early January, these faculty, chaplains and alumni (new window)have agreed to be resources for you! All are eager to answer general questions about the law school application process in addition to the special topics designated by their names. (You must access the document using your Georgetown email address.)

A contract coach with a JD will begin mid January. Watch this space for further updates.

Pre-Law Advising at Georgetown

An overview of our pre-law advising services.

See our pre-law advising services

Application Overview

A brief overview of the law school application process.

See our application overview

Application Timeline

A breakdown of law school

Law school application timeline

When to go to law school

Deciding whether to take time off

When to go to law school


How to prepare for the Law School Admission Test

Learn more about the LSAT

Personal Statements

How to craft your story

Learn about personal statements

Letters of Recommendation

Requesting letters of recommendation for your law school application

Our letters of recommendation guide

Law School Resume

Describing your accomplishments in detail to create your law school resumes

Our law school resume guide

Optional Essays and Addenda

When and how to write additional essays and addenda for your law school application

Learn about optional essays and addenda

Pre-Law Videos

Our outgoing pre-law advisor shares his advice on some of the most frequently asked questions questions about law school, including when to go, how to approach your personal statement, and more.

See our pre-law videos

Georgetown Law Early Assurance

Georgetown Law Center’s Early Assurance program for Georgetown undergraduates.

Learn about EAP

Georgetown Law Early Assurance Information Session

Admissions officers from Georgetown Law discuss the application process for their Early Assurance Program (EAP) for Georgetown juniors. Don’t miss this chance to learn about the EAP and hear what makes for a successful applicant.

Watch the info session