Posted on Wed, 2 Oct, 2013
I have known since a young age that I wanted to be a lawyer, but I wasn't sure what I wanted to major in for undergraduate school. When I was in high school someone told me the best thing to major in before law school is something you are good at and enjoy; this turned out to be the best advice! I had always enjoyed reading, but one of my English teachers senior year of high school made me remember how much I loved literature by allowing us to choose many of the novels we read. Thanks to her, I chose English literature as a major. (Sidenote:
Posted on Wed, 16 Apr, 2014
I graduated from SUNY Geneseo in 2009 with a degree in English Literature, a minor in Philosophy, and as a member of the Edgar Fellows Honors Program. My goal was to attend law school and I thought that an English degree would be the best training knowing that I would need to read critically and quickly as a law student. And I was right. My English major helped me develop writing skills that I later refined in law school.