Basic Pre-Law Info

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC), which administers the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) and the Law School Data Assembly Service (LSDAS), is an essential source of information about the process of applying to law school, law schools, and law careers.

The American Bar Association provides a variety of information about legal education and careers.

Various other sites provide useful information.  For example:

FindLaw     Pre-Law Advisor’s National Council     Pre-Law Handbook

On Campus:

1. The Pre-Law Advisors are available for individual discussions.

2. Materials about law school, the admission process, and the LSAT are available in:

  Library Reference Area
  (LSAT sample tests available on reserve)

  List of Materials on Reserve in Reference Section K

  Durand lounge area (outside Room 103)
  (Flyers from particular law schools available here)

3. Talk to alumni in a wide variety of law-related careers

The Mentor Program Coordinator in Career Services can help connect you with alumni who are willing to share their stories with students. Make an appointment by calling 847-735-6240 or stop by Career Services in Buchanan Hall.

 

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