Related Links and Resources
Law Services/Law School Admission Council (LSAC)
(Law School Admissions Council webpage with information on LSAT
and LSDAS along with links to member law schools)
Internet Legal Resource Guide
(Information on schools, LSAT preparation, application strategies,
rankings, pre-law guides from various colleges and more)
Hieros Gamos (Pre-law section)
(Comprehensive list of links to sites for law schools, law firms, bar associations,
legal journals and more)
Kaplan test prep and admissions
(Sections cover the LSAT, admissions, and Kaplan programs)
(more LSAT preparation)
(more LSAT preparation)
Boston College Locator
(The first locator lists median LSAT and GPA of first year classes at
accredited law schools. The second locator lists the 25th percentile
LSAT scores and GPA ranges of first year classes)
Phi Alpha Delta Law International Fraternity
(Information on Phi Alpha Delta, including its pre-law program for
undergraduates interested in law)
U.S. Department of Education Homepage (Financial Aid Section)
(General information on federal financial aid, followed by specifics
on loan, grant, work-study and other programs. Includes a link
to the FAFSA form)
Available in Dr. Wright's office (211 Hollenbeck):
1) NAPLA/SAPLA Book of Law School Lists : Tons of information on ABA-approved law schools. Gives lists of law school academic programs, clinical programs, available scholarships, admission policies, etc.
2) ABA-LSAC Official Guide to ABA-approved Law Schools : Information on preparation for law school, the LSAT, admission requirements, tuition and expenses, financial aid, faculty, career placement, bar passage rates, websites, etc.
3) LSAT/LSDAS Registration and Information books. Using these booklets you can register for the LSAT, subscribe to LSDAS, order LSAT preparation materials, etc.
4) Other handouts and information. (From Kaplan, The Princeton Review, LSAC, etc.)
Other Resources you may want to purchase or borrow from a library:
The Official Guide to U.S. Law School (2001) . LSAC.
So You Want to be a Lawyer: A Practical Guide to Law as a Career, rev. ed. LSAC.
Financing Your Law School Education . LSAC.
Thinking about Law School: A Minority Guide . LSAC.
Barron's Guide to Law Schools (Barron's Educational Series, Inc. 1998).
Princeton Review. The Best Law Schools (NY: Villard Books, 1999).
Arron, Deborah. What Can You do With a Law Degree? (Seattle: Niche Press, 1999).
Bachman, Walt. Law v. Life (Rhinebeck, NY: Four Directions Press, 1995).
Bell, Susan J., ed. Full Disclosure: Do You Really Want to be a Lawyer? (Princeton, NJ: Peterson's Guides, American Bar Association, 1992).
Castleman, Harry. Going to Law School? Everything You Need to Know to Choose and Pursue a Degree in Law (John Wiley and Sons, 1997).
Cooper, Cynthia. The Insider's Guide to the Top Fifteen Law Schools (NY: Doubleday, 1994).
Deaver, Jeffrey. The Complete Law School Companion: How to Excel at America's Most Demanding Post-Graduate Curriculum (John Wiley and Sons, 1992).
Falcon, Atticus, et al. Planet Law School: What You Need to Know (Before you Go) . . . But Didn't Know to Ask . (Fine Print Press, 1998).
Gillers, Stephan. Looking at Law School, 4th ed. (NY: Meridian Books, 1997).
Hricik, David. Law School Basics: A Preview of Law School and Legal Reasoning (Nova Press, 1999).
Ihara, Tony and Ralph Warner. 29 Reasons Not to Go to Law School, 4th ed. (Nolo.com, 1996)
Martinson, Thomas and David Waldherr. Getting into Law School Today , 3rd ed. (IDG Books Worldwide, 1998).
Moll, Richard. The Lure of the Law. (NY: Penguin, 1990).
Morgan, Richard and Kurt Snyder, eds. ABA Official American Bar Association Guide to Approved Law Schools 2000 (NY: Macmillan, 1999).
Munneke, Gary. How to Succeed in Law School . (NY: Barron's Educational Series, 1994).
Roth, George. Slaying the Law School Dragon: How to Survive and Thrive in First Year Law School. (John Wiley and Sons, 1991).
Shapo, Marshall and Helene Shapo. Law School Without Fear: Strategies for Success (Foundation Press, 1996).
Simenoff, Mark, ed. My First Year as a Lawyer (NY: Signet, 1996).
Turow, Scott. One L (NY: Warner Books, 1977).
Whitebread, Charles. Eight Secrets of Top Exam Performance in Law School (Harcourt Brace Legal and Professional Publications, 1997).
Zavetta, Amy, ed. The Princeton Review Prelaw Companion: What Law School Grads Wish They Knew Before They Started (Princeton Review, 1996).
*Thanks to MAPLA (Midwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors) and Ava Preacher, Assistant Dean and Pre-Law Advisor, University of Notre Dame, for this list of resources.