The admissions experts at Miami Law, authors of 29 Critical Questions to Ask About Law School, have put together a list of resources to assist in pre-law planning.
- Apply early
- Visit the websites of the law schools for specific information and requirements and research the right school match.
- Prepare well for the LSAT; take many timed practice tests.
- Know there are numerous companies that offer LSAT Preparation Courses; additionally, the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC) offers free and purchased released test questions.
- Pre-Law Advisor: It is also a good idea to get to know one’s undergrad pre-law advisor: Find a Pre-Law Advisor
- Attend a Law School Forum and other events (e.g., mock admissions or mock class programs) to help educate applicants about preparing for and succeeding in law school.
- Talk to lawyers and find out what they do.
- Take academic work as an undergraduate seriously.
- Without compromising academic work, round out an undergrad portfolio with activities and leadership positions.
Regarding Important Dates
Regarding the LSAT
Regarding the Law School Application Process
Regarding Pre-Law Info for University of Miami School of Law
Regarding Doing Research on Law Schools
29 Critical Questions to Ask About Law School
Law School Admissions Council (LSAC)
American Bar Association
Searchable database of ABA Law Schools
Applying to Law Schools
Admissions Workshop: Video
What's the difference between a JD and an LLM?
Diversity in Law School
Equal Justice Works
Regarding Law as a Career
* Miami Law will be attending all Forums and participates in approximately 70 recruitment events throughout the country each fall. Additionally, Miami Law hosts several on-campus events, such as a mock admissions panel, mock class, student panels, and an overview of the application process. These events can be extremely useful and informative.
** Understand the difference between LSAC, LSAT, and CAS (Credential Assembly Service)