Dr. Christopher P. Banks, J.D., Ph.D., Professor, Pre-Law Advisor advises students on:

  • Planning for law school
  • The LSAT
  • Researching law schools
  • Questions about law school admissions
  • Personal Statement/Resume Reviews
  • Exploring legal careers/majors

Students interested in pre-law should review Kent State's Political Science Pre-Law Advising Guide, which includes detailed information for pre-law students on:

Note that advisors in the College of Arts & Sciences may provide general guidance to students about pre-professional study; but college advisors do not focus or specialize on any specific program or degree. Students with questions about university or college requirements, graduation planning, or non-major/minor related questions should make an appointment with the advisors in the College of Arts and Sciences. You can do so in person at 105 Bowman Hall or schedule an appointment online.

Pre-Law listserv

Email Professor Christopher Banks in political science and request to be added to the Pre-Law listserv to receive newsletters and emails regarding pre-law programming.

Scheduling an Appointment

You may schedule an appointment with a Professor Banks in political science about pre-law advice; or, for general advisement about Kent State degree programs, using KSU Advising.

  • Make an Appointment with Professor Banks (pre-law advice)
  • Make an Appointment with KSU Advising (College of Arts & Sciences' advisement)