How do I decide the specific schools to which I will apply?
There are a wide variety of factors to consider when deciding which schools to apply
to. There are also a number of sources that can help you in determining which school
is right for you. Here are a few topics that should be on your mind when deciding
upon a law school in the future.
Items to consider when deciding upon a law school:
Reach Schools - Dream School; 20% or less were accepted with your scores
Target Schools - Your LSAT score and GPA are the median
Safety Schools - 80% with your scores were accepted
*For more information, check out law school catalogs*
*Law school catalogs are also available for check-out through the PreLaw Program*
Personal factors that may contribute to your choice may include:
The composition of the students; i.e. race, gender, age stratification, etc...
Average class size
Part-time/evening/summer classes *There are several law schools across the nation that offer part-time programs as
well. This link breaks down the available programs by each state.*
The cost of living in that community
Once you have refined your search to a specific law school; here are a few questions
you should research. Understanding these will help you transition into the atmosphere
of your respective law school.