Application Check List

This check list is organized topically. Click here for the same list organized chronologically.

The Check List for Fall 2017 Admission is organized topically. Click here to get the same list organized chronologically.

This Check List assumes you have already made the firm decision to apply to law school after a thorough investigation of the law, legal careers and the financial implications/consequences

The LSAT

  • Decide how you will prepare for the LSAT (Jan – Mar 2016)
  • Prepare, study, practice! (Spring or Summer 2016)
  • Register for LSAT (by late April or early August 2016) – earlier registration means more choices of test centers
  • Take the test (June or September 2016)

Recommendations


Transcripts


Applications


Dean’s Letters


Financial Aid

  • Fill out each school’s financial aid application (with online applications, or in January 2017, depending on school’s procedure)
  • Complete the FAFSA online (January 2017)


Final Steps