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Law Admissions - Find and Get into Law School

There are a number of steps in the law school admissions process, not the least of which is selecting the laws schools that you want to apply to.

Some requirements are standard, like taking the LSAT and registering with the Law School Data Assembly Service. Law admissions at different institutions may also require an interview and letters of recommendation.


Law Admissions: Your Personal Statement

You won't be able to get through law admissions without including a personal statement — a task which seems to create angst for a great number of people.

By Peterson's Staff updated on October 31, 2013
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Key Steps in the Law Admissions Process

If you're planning on going to law school straight from college, the law admissions process starts in your junior year.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 30, 2013
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Law Admissions: Letters of Recommendation

Well in advance of any law admissions deadlines, you should request three letters of recommendation, at least two of which should be from professors (preferably ones whose classes you did well in).

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 30, 2013
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How Law Admissions Are Determined

The two most important items in your law school application are your undergraduate GPA and your LSAT score — these are part of the law school requirements for every applicant.

By Peterson's Staff updated on January 30, 2013
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