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Resources to help you plan your career in law


Law School Rankings

Law School Admission

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Financial Planning

Life in Law School

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The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) web site provides information about the LSAT and LSDAS, official guides to American and Canadian law schools, registration for Law School Forums, publications on LSAT preparation, and several useful FAQ pages.


logo for Exam FocusExam Focus offers detailed information about LSAT tests and free practice tests.

Logo for Law Trak Jay Cutts (author of Barron's LSAT Prep Book and Director of Cutts Graduate Reviews) offers a free prelaw planning system, as well as STEPS to the LSAT: A Self-Prep Support Program for a fee that allows unlimited access to the STEPS resources.


Law School Rankings

Top 10 Law schools graphic Professor Brian Leiter (University of Chicago School of Law) has prepared an extensive web site that rates the "Educational Quality Ranking of US Law Schools."


Top Law Schools logo offers up-to-date law school rankings including exclusive law school profiles, advice for writing law school personal statements, and law school forums.

Law School Admission

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The Law School Podcaster provides information, insight and advice on the law school admission process, including behind-the-scenes views of the admission process, post-law school jobs, and current market trends.



Univ. of Michigan logoThe University of Michigan School of Law has an excellent web site about the law school application and consideration process.


LL.M (Master of Laws) Programs

llmguide logoLLMGuide provides general information about the LL.M. degree, as well as Master of Laws Programs in various countries around the world.

onlinellm logoOnLineLLM is a resource including in-depth and unbiased information about a LL.M. degree, and includes accredited Masters in Law schools on the web.

go-llm logo is a blog that provides useful tipds, background information and news on law school applications and law schools in general. provides scholarship information, LLM concentrations, a blog and several other great tools for LLM students.

Financial Planning

Money Geek logo Money Geek provides a specific financial aid guide for law school that you can use as a proactive resource to help navigate the financial hurdles, including information about understanding the costs, finding funding, specific loans and scholarships, and negotiating your aid package.

Life in Law School

Logo for Law School ToolboxLaw School Toolbox works to demystify the law school experience for prospective law students, current law students, and even bar exam takers with a free popular blog and podcast, as well as courses and private law school tutoring for a fee.

Christian Legal Society logoLaw Student Ministries of the Christian Legal Society seeks to reach the nation's law school campuses for Christ by encouraging law students to faithfully think and act, and by supporting Christian law student groups on more than 150 law school campuses and at some Christian colleges.

Ms JD logoMs. JD is a blog that supports and improves the experiences of women law students and lawyers.

LawSchoolNumbers logoLaw School Numbers is a dynamic research and social networking tool for prospective law school applicants.

Quit Day logo The legal field can involve high stress occupations and tasks - and tobacco use among lawyers continues to be high. Quit Day is a service designed to help individuals stop smoking.

Law Career Information

Natl Assn for Law Professionals logoNational Association for Law Placement (NALP) provides useful information on employment trends for law school graduates.


Gavel is a website which includes unambiguous information about attending law school, choosing a career as an attorney, and many other topics which can help you plan your future in the field of law. logo Educational requirements for becoming a lawyer or attorney in every state and jurisdiction within the United States is available at LawyerEdu.


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AboveTheLaw is an American blog that gives news and commentary about the U.S. legal industry.


Lawyer Information logoLawyer Information provides an overview of the legal profession, along with tips about preparing for a career as an attorney, types of lawyers, basic LSAT information, and where attorneys are employed.


bobogado blog Should I Go to Law School? 2 Exercises to Help You Decide -- a blog written by Robert Theofanis