Do I need to take any particular type of courses in order to prepare for law school?
Future lawyers need to focus on developing strong analytical skills. Further, whether in high school or college, it is important to work on developing oral and written communication skills. This means working on writing skills and, depending upon your interests, strengthening your public speaking skills.
How do I pay for Law School?
Law school is not cheap. Aside from relying upon a parent or relative to pick up the tab, many students will be left to borrow the money to finance their legal education. While loans may provide the only way for some students to obtain a legal education, prospective law students should still research and consider other alternatives. These include scholarships, post-graduate fellowships to payoff loans, e.g., legal aid work, grants, and other contests.
How do I choose a law school?
Similar to the decision to select a particular college, there are a multitude of factors, e.g., geographic location, specialized degree programs.
What does the application process include?
The law school application process is administered by the Law School Admissions Counsel ("LSAC"). There are essentially four components to your law school admission package (1) Resume; (2) GPA; (3) Personal Statement; (4) Letters of Recommendation;(5) The LSAT.