Please note that we do not provide links for LSAT prep courses or tutoring services.
Law school application process
The Law School Admission Council administers the LSAT and acts as the clearinghouse for all of your application materials. LSAC.org is the second most important website (after this one, of course) for law school applicants.
Researching Law Schools
Searchable database of all ABA-approved law schools, providing substantial data regarding admissions, employment, faculty and student body demographics, bar passage rates and more.
Guide to law schools specifically geared toward those intending to enter public interest or public service legal careers.
Searchable database of most recently available employment data for all ABA-approved schools. Does not include salary information, but is otherwise pretty comprehensive.
Advocacy group whose aim is to make information about law school costs and employment data more readily accessible and comprehensible for individuals considering legal careers.
The American Bar Association's Section on Legal Education offers a number of resources for researching legal education options, as well as advice on undergraduate preparation for law school.
Researching Legal Careers
NALP, the Association for Legal Career Professionals, is the primary source for information on trends in legal employment and the profession. They have prepared an excellent set of pages for applicants researching employment- and placement-related information.
The US Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics analyzes the employment outlooks for a number of occupations each year, including lawyers.
Financing Law School
Excellent, comprehensive source of information on all types of higher education aid, including scholarships and loans.
The experts in student debt relief. Equal Justice Works is the most reliable and up to date source of information about debt repayment options.
Law schools use the FAFSA to gather information relevant to aid determinations.
Information and resources from the National Consumer Law Center on all your debt repayment options.
UMass Websites and Services
Please remember that you cannot order your transcript through SPIRE.
Contact the office of the Dean of Students to access your disciplinary record in order to respond to character and fitness questions.
For assistance in researching and obtaining internships and post-graduate employment, and help with resumes, informational interviewing and networking.
Other Sites of Interest
Resources, information and networking for individuals with disabilities who are applying to law school or in law school.