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Pre-Law Advising

In addition to reviewing the information presented here, please be sure to meet with Heather Wixson, Pre-Law Advisor in the Career Center to review your career decisions and your specific application strategy.

The following links provide both general advice and specific information to help you become an excellent candidate for law school and ultimately, be admitted to your law school of choice. Begin by reading the Career Center's Law School Planning Guide, which also includes a basic undergraduate timeline.

Other resources:

The Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) Many of your questions about law school and law school preparation will be answered here.  LSAC's services include the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), LSAT preparation tools and credential assembly services. The website also provides information on choosing a law school and financing a law school education.

DiscoverLaw.org  An excellent resource for those just beginning to consider careers in law.  Focused on diversity, but the information is good for anyone.

The Law School Locator   This resource, developed by Boston College, can help you identify schools where your scores and grades are most competitve for admission and help you gauge your chance of admission at a particular school. The chart is useful in evaluating law school choices but cannot determine where you should or should not apply.

Find the Best Law School Finder  Helps you to identify schools you may be interested in by geographic location, specialty areas, and more.