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Is Law School for You?

Many undergraduates think about a career in law. 

At Lake Forest, dozens of entering students indicate some interest in a law career.  Perhaps a dozen—and not necessarily the same people—will apply to law school in their senior year. Many others will apply a few years after graduation. (It is worth noting that many law schools prefer applicants to have some post-graduate experience before entering law school). Whether law school—and a law career—is right for you is often not an easy question to answer. Thus it is worth some serious reflection.

Is law school for you?

Determining whether you want to be a lawyer

Links to various resources for those considering law school

Facts and Figures

Lawyer Demographics

Links to ABA Statistics about Lawyers