There is no special pre-law course of study or major at Stony Brook. Admission to law school depends on the quality of academic work rather than on the field in which it is done. You should enroll in courses at Stony Brook that you enjoy, and that improve reading, critical thinking, communication, writing, and analytical skills. Please click here for Law-Related courses offered at Stony Brook.

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You Be The Judge Free Online Event
Offered by Kaplan Test Prep

Admissions officers will conduct a live, online mock admissions committee meeting where they will review, critique and make admissions decisions on four law school applicants.  Plus, students will have the ability to interact directly with the admissions officers and weigh in with their opinions on the reviewed candidates. 
Tuesday, February 28 at 8pm
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*Please see our note regarding commercial test prep companies

Pre-Law Advising Contact Information

Stony Brook University
E-2360 Melville Library
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3353
Telephone:631-632-7082, option 2
Fax: 631-632-6997