Pre-Law Resources

The Career Development Center - Rutgers University - Newark
Provides information about law school, preparing for the LSAT (Law School Admissions Test), careers in law, etc.

Law School Admission Council (LSAC)
Provides information about law school, the LSAT (Law School Admissions Test) and LSDAS (Law School Data Assembly Service). Contains links to law school web sites.

Financing Law School
Resources and guidance from the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) on how to afford Law School

The 2010 Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools
Contains helpful essays on preparation for and application to law school. The Official Guide gives four pages of information on each ABA-Approved law school. Includes information on GPA/LSAT score of admitted applicants. Information is searchable.

National Association for Law Placement
Information on trends in legal employment.

American Bar Association
Information on legal careers. See the Pre-Law section of their site.

Internet Legal Research Group
A legal information website with links to many other interesting sites.

Wex (a project of Cornell Law School's Legal Information Institute)
Wex is a free legal dictionary and encyclopedia sponsored and hosted by the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School.

Idealist.org
Listing of paid and volunteer public service job opportunities, and a good source of internship opportunities.

CLEO Scholars
Information on CLEO Summer Institutes for minority, low income, and disadvantaged candidates for law school.

Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund
Information on programs and support for Latino students interested in entering the legal profession.

ABA's Directory of Public Interest and Pro Bono Programs
The American Bar Association's list of law school public interest and pro bono programs.

Equal Justice Works
Informative site for students exploring careers in public interest law.

NAPLA Law School Locator

This is a printable matrix and list of the median GPA and LSAT scores for accepted applicants to ABA accredited schools.

The Range Finder   

A large spread sheet - Columns show the GPA range and rows show the LSAT range. The list of schools in each cell is sorted by their 25th percentile GPA. Best viewed under 400x zoom =

The Boston College Law School Locator

This interactive database lists schools by their 25th to 75th percentile LSAT scores and GPA ranges. The Advanced Search lets you select schools by name, GPA, LSAT, state, and full-time or part-time programs then print or save a list in Excel.