Center for Student Advising

Timeline

Year Prior to Application

Spring Semester

  • If planning to take the LSAT in June, begin preparing early in the semester. Practice! Practice! Practice!

Recommendations

Law schools generally require applicants to include two letters of recommendation with their applications, though most schools will accept three to four letters.

Timeline

Application Year

Summer

  • For those taking the June LSAT, good luck!

  • Continue reading about legal careers.

Application

After students have decided when they are going to apply to law school, they must decide which schools they would like to attend.

Transcripts

Applicants must submit transcript(s) to CAS from each undergraduate and graduate school they attended. This includes study abroad programs.

Timeline

Application Year

Fall Semester

  • Submit the Pre-Law Application Packet in early September to the Office of Pre-professional Advising.

The LSAT

The Law School Admissions Test

For undergraduates and alumni/ae, the law school application process begins with taking the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).

Application Process

When to Apply

The first decision a prospective law school student must make has to do with the timing of their application.

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