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Meredith College Announces New Partnership with Campbell Law School

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Meredith College and Campbell Law School have a new 3+3 Program partnership that will provide Meredith students with the opportunity to complete a law degree at an accelerated pace.

Through the 3+3 Program, qualified Meredith students will be able to earn an undergraduate degree from Meredith College and a J.D. from Campbell Law in just six years, saving both time and money. The student will spend three years at Meredith College, completing all general education requirements and the coursework for her major. In her fourth year, the student will begin study at Campbell School of Law, and the credits earned during this year will complete her Meredith degree while counting toward the law degree. Students can continue to live on campus at Meredith during this fourth year.

There are a wide variety of majors at Meredith that students could complete in order to do the 3+3 Program.

Meredith College has a proven track record of preparing students for success in law school, according to Assistant Professor of Political Science Whitney Ross Manzo, Meredith’s pre-law adviser. Manzo will serve as the 3+3 Program coordinator.

“Meredith’s general education program, which requires writing intensive courses, information literacy, and oral communication, builds skills that law schools want and that prepare our students for success in any career,” said Manzo. “Meredith also has a vast network of alumnae who are practicing lawyers or students in law school who want to help our current students succeed.”

Meredith and Campbell Law School share many characteristics that make this partnership attractive to students. Both schools offer small class sizes and supportive faculty, along with all the benefits of their location in the heart of North Carolina’s capital city.

“This is a unique pathway for the top Meredith students to focus on law school early in their collegiate careers,” said Campbell Law Dean J. Rich Leonard.

Meredith Provost Matthew Poslusny said the new partnership with Campbell Law School underscores the College’s commitment to the professional preparation of its students.

“The 3+3 Program partnership will allow our students to complete their law degree as seamlessly as possible,” said Poslusny. “Being able to attend a strong law school that is so near to where they have been obtaining their undergraduate degree seems like a perfect fit.”

Prospective students with questions about the 3+3 Program should contact Program Coordinator Whitney Ross Manzo at (919) 760-8540 or wrmanzo@meredith.edu. For more information, visit www.meredith.edu/law.


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