Pre-Law

Application Process

Law School Application

LSAT Score

  • How is it used?
    • A predictor of first year law school performance
    • Sections include reading comprehension, analytical reasoning, and logic.
    • Approximately 40-60% of the Admission’s decision
    • Utilized to award merit based aid
    • Score range 120-180
    • Can be taken multiple times – all scores are reported and most law schools use the highest score, some will average
  • What about COVID?: LSAT Flex – online proctored remote test
    • 2 Hour test with three (3) 35 minute sections
    • Sign up for a time over a series of days
  • What does it cost?
    • About $400 for the test and credentialing, and $45 per law school. There is a Fee Waiver process.

Resume Prep (Update Constantly)

  • 1-2 pages highlighting education, honors, and awards, experience (law/unrelated), leadership, service, and activities
  • Review with advisor, career planning, and colleague.

Personal Statements (Customize)

  • Identify a personal narrative
  • Explain why law as a profession is the next step
  • Why this law school, and what will you bring.

 

Application Timeline

FALL

Applications open for Seniors, with many rolling admissions.

Opportunities to attend workshops, recruiting events, and virtual open houses for all students.

LSAT Prep for Juniors and Seniors

October and November LSAT (Flex)

 

SPRING

January/February: applications due for Seniors

January, February, and April: LSAT for Juniors

April: Waitlists