Are you looking to take the LSAT within the next year and enroll in law school Fall 2025? Apply by May 12th for consideration to the Rutgers Camden Minority Student Program Pre-Law Summer Scholars Program! Limited spots available.

Rutgers Law Camden Minority Student program introduces the Pre-Law Summer Academy, which provides students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds with support through LSAT preparation, admissions counseling, pre-law classes and mentorship opportunities. These program components will alleviate financial barriers to LSAT preparation, demystify the law school application process, and introduce students to foundational skills to be successful in their pursuit of legal education. The program includes eight (8) weekly LSAT preparation sessions, two proctored practice tests and weekly programs focused on: 

  • Admissions counseling  
  • Resume/personal statement workshops
  • Introductory law school lectures
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Career development panels and visits to local legal employers

Participants will engage with Rutgers Law faculty members, students and alumni, which will provide exposure to the legal profession and the rigors of law school. These resources will equip participants with the requisite knowledge and insights to improve their chances of gaining admission to law school, thereby promoting diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in legal education and the legal profession. 


This program is designed to serve students from diverse and underrepresented backgrounds, including, but not limited to first-generation college students, low income, or members of groups underrepresented in the legal profession. Students must either be enrolled in a four-year college or university program that leads to a bachelor’s degree, or already have their bachelor’s degree, and be on track to take the LSAT by December 2024. 

Program Dates & Details: 

Programming will be a mix of virtual and in-person programming. The Summer 2024 program dates will run from June 8 - July 27.

Most weekday programming will be held in the evenings, however, there will be programming on some Saturdays that will be scheduled during the day. No formal programming will be scheduled on June 20 or July 4.

How to Apply:

In addition to the online application, you also will need to submit your undergraduate transcript via email to Dr. Paris McPherson, Assistant Director of the Minority Student Program, at Interested students can apply for the MSP Summer Pre-law Academy by May 12th using the Apply button above.