By Laura Bladow • September 24, 2014•Law School, Pre-Law
While Ms. JD's Pre-Law Prep Guide covers most of the following in a good deal of detail, this checklist provides a quick guide of hyperlinks to allow you to jump to whatever is most relevant to your pre-law journey.
- Do your research and make sure law school is right for you.
- Connect with the pre-law advisor at your school, reach out to your network to find a current law student or young attorney who might be willing to be a resource as you navigate the application process.
- Read up on the application process
- Register for the LSAT. Research LSAT test prep options, and create a game plan that will work for you.
- Register with LSAC's Credential Assembly Service to begin gathering your applicaiton materials.
- Cover your application basics.
- Attack your personal statements and any addendums head on. For more detailed advice, catch up on the Pre-Law Guru's blog!
- Choose the right schools for you.
- Seek out funding.
- Make the most of your time before law school. Whether you plan to go to law school directly from undergrad or you take a few years off to carefully consider your options, make the most of the time you have to pursue and build on your passions.
About the Author: Laura Bladow is Ms. JD's Programs Manager in addition to being a passionate pre-law woman. Have questions about law school or pursuing a career with a JD? Leave a comment below or tweet @msjdtweets & @laurabladow with the hashtag #msjdprelaw and engage with our community! Looking for more pre-law resources, check out Ms. JD's Pre-Law Prep Guide as well as the pre-law section of our blog!