Instructions: Complete and submit the online application.

Transcripts: Required from each post-secondary institution in which you have enrolled for any length of time. Please forward an official copy of your transcript directly to the Program (see address below). *Official electronic transcripts can be emailed to

            *Electronic transcripts are prefered since access to mail is currently limited and may be delayed. 

Recommendations: Request recommendations from two persons familiar with your academic, employment or volunteer background to complete the recommendation form. The requests will be submitted through the online application process.

Personal Statement: Provide a personal statement explaining why you are interested in the law; why you are interested in the paralegal field; why you believe you are suited to the field; and what your career goals are. This statement will serve as a writing sample.

Current resume: List all the places of employment, dates of employment, position, and supervisor’s name. Begin with your current employment and list all full-time, part-time and summer employment. Also include the same information for volunteer experience.

Optional: Providing a photo of yourself will help to personalize your application for the staff.

Application Fee: Check or money order payable to “Meredith College” (do not send cash) for the $30.00 non-refundable application fee. Return to:


Meredith College
Paralegal Program
3800 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27607