Applying as a pre-major. Bad idea?

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Funkycrime
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Applying as a pre-major. Bad idea?

Postby Funkycrime » Sun Apr 01, 2012 2:50 am

I am aware that one's major is basically irrelevant when it comes to applying to law schools, but I am curious if applying while not even in the major yet is an issue. I am currently a pre-history major, and I require only one class to be history proper, but that class is not going to be availible by the time I apply to law schools. Will this look bad on an application, and if so should I sit out a year? By the way the delay was caused by the fact that I am a third year transfer student. Any advice would be appreciated!

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Re: Applying as a pre-major. Bad idea?

Postby rinkrat19 » Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:29 am

I don't understand how you can be close enough to graduation to apply to law school without having a declared major yet.

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Re: Applying as a pre-major. Bad idea?

Postby shoeshine » Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:35 am

rinkrat19 wrote:I don't understand how you can be close enough to graduation to apply to law school without having a declared major yet.

+1, but I am not sure the explanation will matter

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Re: Applying as a pre-major. Bad idea?

Postby Funkycrime » Sun Apr 01, 2012 3:44 am

I transfered to UCLA from a CC as a history major, but to enter the major officially I require one class that isn't available until next fall. I have fulfilled all of the other requirnments but am still technically pre-history until I take that class. I am also still a third year, sorry if I didn't make that clear.




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