Thinking about Law School?
The Center for Career Development can help you navigate the preparation and application process for Law School. To get started look through these resources and learn more in our Law School Planning Guide.
Research/Applying to Law School
- LSAC.org – Law School Admissions Council provides information on law schools, the LSAT, and the law school application process. Utilize this resource to get your LSAT scores via email, assemble credentials, track your applications, and more.
- The Credential Assembly Service - Register through LSAC, prepares reports about law school applicants that are sent to your selected law schools. Your CAS period extends 5 years from your registration date, so wait until closer to application time to register.
- LSAC Guide to Official Law Schools - Search institutions based on undergraduate GPA, LSAT score, geographical area, etc.
- Law School Transparency
- ABA Law School Required Disclosures
Preparing for the LSAT
This is for informational purposes only and provides no guarantee that taking a prep course will increase your score. Please note: The Center for Career Development and Gettysburg College do not endorse any LSAT prep course/resource.
Paying for Law School
- LSAC - Financing Law School
- Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
- Financial Aid Finder
- Access Group
- Loan Repayment Assistance Programs - provide financial assistance to law school graduates working in the public interest sector, government or other low-paying legal fields. You can find information on Fed Loan Servicing, Equal Justice Works, FinAid, and Federal Student Aid websites.
Resources specifically for Minority Law Students:
Center for Racial & Ethnic Diversity - American Bar Association – (ABA’s link for Minority Law Students) includes scholarships, opportunities, events, and other helpful links.
Diversity in Law School (through LSAC.org) – provides information for racial/ethnic minority applicants and LGBT applicants.
DiscoverLaw.org - A campaign developed to encourage racially and ethnically diverse students to discover career opportunities in law. Provides tips, resources, and tools for becoming a competitive law school applicant.
CLEO (Council on Legal Education Opportunity) – Non-profit entity of the American Bar Association whose mission is to diversify the legal profession; CLEO is committed to expanding legal education opportunities to minority, low-income, and disadvantaged groups. Information on LSAT prep and scholarships is included.