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What subject should I major in to get into law school?

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Question: What subject should I major in to get into law school?
Answer: Law schools accept a diverse pool of applicants who major in anything from Engineering to English. Students planning to attend law school are not required to major in pre-law. English, Liberal Arts and Political Science are popular majors for would-be law students because they provide a multi-disciplinary background. Writing is also an excellent major because strong writing skills are necessary to succeed in law school and in practice. Lawyers with an engineering and science backgrounds are particularly in demand in today’s legal market, especially in the field of intellectual property.

Choose to major in an area you love and if you decide that law school is not for you, you can pursue a career in your undergraduate area of study.

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