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Pre-Law Student Services

A tremendous amount of pre-law materials exists on the World Wide Web. Below is a categorized collection of Internet sites selected by current law students from the University of Texas School of Law who have been kind enough to share with this web site what materials they believe would be among the most relevant to individuals applying to law school. If you would like to have a web site included within this listing, you may submit a URL for consideration.

LSAT Preparation Commercial Services

Kaplan Test Prep and Kaplan's Law School and the LSAT Page
Princeton Review and Princeton Review's Law School, LSAT, & the MBE Page

LSAT Preparation Online Tutorials

GRE-LSAT Logic Workbook On-Line Tutorial

LSAT Registration

Law School Admission Council (LSAC)
Essential LSAT Information
Online LSAT Registration

Law School Profiles & Admissions Statistics

ABA LSAC Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools, 2015
Law School Profiles (ILRG Feature)
Raw Data Law School Rankings (ILRG Feature)
Online Law School Locator (Boston College)

Applying to Law School

Law School Application Timetable (Yale)
Timing your Law School Application (Princeton Review)
Is Law School Right for You? (Princeton Review)

Scholarships, Grants, Financial Aid

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (U.S. Department of Education)
FastWEB Scholarship Search
FinAid sponsored by Monster.com

Select Pre-Law Advising Programs

Pre-Law Advising Program at Duke University
Pre-Law Advising Program at Harvard University
Pre-Law Advising Program at Princeton University
Pre-Law Advising Program at Rice University
Pre-Law Advising Program at Stanford University
Pre-Law Advising Program at University of Chicago
Pre-Law Advising Program at University of Richmond
Pre-Law Advising Program at University of Texas
Pre-Law Advising Program at Yale University

Select Pre-Law Societies

Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International
Pre-Law Society at Yale

Recommended Books for Pre-Law Students

In Association with Amazon.com Acing Your First Year of Law School: The Ten Steps to Success
Careers in Law (VGM Professional Careers Series)
Cracking the LAST, 2008 (Princeton Review)
Essays That Will Get You into Law School
How to Get into the Top Law Schools (The Degree of Difference Series)
Kaplan LSAT Premier 2015 with 6 Real Practice Tests
Kaplan 2 Real LSATs Explained
Law School Insider: The Comprehensive 21st Century Guide to Success in Admissions
Master the LSAT
Official Guide to Legal Specialties
Official LSAT Preptests: 10 Actual (LSAT Series)
One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law School
Planet Law School II: What You Need to Know (Before You Go)
Two Real LSATs Explained

Pre-Law School Commercial Services

NOTE: The following commercial services are made available in this forum as a public service. The inclusion of them should not be construed as an endorsement. This web site has received no compensation from these commercial entities for their listing.

Application Services

Accepted.com, Inc. - Commercial, $85 per hour for consulting and editing
AdmissionsEssays.Com - Commercial, $65 fee to critique 1-2 page personal statement
DeLoggio Admissions Achievement Program - Commercial, $1250 fee for for admissions service.

First Year Prep Courses

Law Preview - five day program in Manhattan, tuition ranging from $975 to $1,275

Law School Rankings

2008 Raw Data Law School Rankings (ILRG Feature) New Content!
Average GPA
LSAT Score
Acceptance Rate
Median Salary
Student-to-Faculty Ratio
Employment Rate at Graduation
Employment Rate 9 Months After Graduation
School Bar Pass Rate
States' Bar Pass Rates
School Bar Performance vs. State's Overall Performance
Thomas E. Brennan's Judging the Law Schools (ILRG Feature)
Law School Rankings by Median Salary (ILRG Feature)
Law School Rankings by Employment Rate (ILRG Feature)
Law School Rankings by Tuition (ILRG Feature)
Educational Quality Rankings of U.S. Law Schools for 2005-06 (ILRG Endorsed)
EQR Top 40 Law Schools Based on Faculty Quality, 2005-06
EQR Faculty Quality In Speciality Areas, 2005-06
U. S. News & World Report's Top 100 Law Schools, 2009 Edition
Third Tier
Fourth Tier
Top Clinical Training (2008 Ranking)
Top Dispute Resolution
Top Environmental Law
Top Healthcare Law
Top Intellectual Property Law (2008 Ranking)
Top International Law (2008 Ranking)
Top Tax Law (2008 Ranking)
Top Trial Advocacy
The Ranking Game via the Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington

Analysis of Law School Rankings

Cost-Benefit Analysis of American Law Schools (ILRG Feature)
IP Specialty Rankings in U. S. News & World Report (Thomas G. Field, Jr.)
Message to Applicants from Law School Deans
Validity of the U.S. News & World Report Ranking of ABA Law Schools

Pre-Law Related ListServs

  1. LAWSCH-L@american.edu (US-based Law School Discussion List; mainly law students)
    Send the following message to listserv@american.edu or listserv@listserv.american.edu or listserv@auvm.bitnet: subscribe lawsch-L Your Name
  2. LEGALSTUDIES@listserv.law.cornell.edu (list for undergraduate level legal educators)
    Send the following message to listserv@listserv.law.cornell.edu: subscribe legalstudies yourfirstname yourlastname
  3. PRELAW-STUDENTS@lawlib.wuacc.edu (forum for pre-law students who wish to discuss law school and career issues)
    Send the following message to listserv@lawlib.wuacc.edu: subscribe prelaw-students Your Name

Related ILRG Pages

The Incoming One-L FAQ
Law School Course Outlines Archive
Law Schools on the Internet
Law Student Services Index
Legal Study Abroad Headquarters