Pre-Law Advising

Thinking about Law School?

Law School Planning Timeline

The Center for Career Engagement 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. You can also visit Pre-Law Advising for additional resources here at Gettysburg College.

Contact Tiffany Kurzawa, Associate Director, to arrange a one-on-one advising appointment. Professor Scott Boddery, Assistant Professor of Political Science, is also happy to meet with students regarding law school.

Research/Applying to Law School

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 Engagement and Gettysburg College do not endorse any LSAT prep course/resource.

*Kaplan offers tuition assistance discounts for their test prep services, learn more.

Paying for Law School

Resources specifically for Minority Law School Applicants/Students:

Diversity in Law School (through – provides information for racial/ethnic minority applicants and LGBT applicants. This includes videos for LGBT applicants on coming out in your application, choosing LGBT friendly institutions, being out at work, and more. - 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.

The National Black Pre-Law Conference & Law Fair

National LGBT Bar Association - (affiliate of the ABA) national association of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals, law students, activists, and affiliated lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender legal organizations.

LGBT and the Law School Admissions Process (pdf) - Developed by three law school Admissions personnel to provide helpful guidance to LGBT applicants and pre-law advisors for the application process. Includes questions applicants should be asking, ways to come out in the application, and resources for support.

National Association of Law Students with Disabilities - Includes resources regarding requesting LSAT Accommodations, the law school application process, Bar accommodations, and more. NALSWD is a coalition of law students dedicated to disability advocacy and the achievement of equal access, inclusion, diversity and non-discrimination in legal education and in the legal profession.