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Key Admissions Links

Applications & the Application Process

Law School Admission Council (LSAC)

LSAC administers the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) and acts as the clearinghouse for all applications. Letters of recommendations are sent to LSAC's credential's service. LSAC also hosts every fall a series of LSAC forums that enable candidates to get information directly from law schools, and attend informative panels.

>Personal account, the portal through applications are submitted

>Fee waiver request (Note: The Hunter Pre-Law website has more information on paying for law school here.)

LSAT prep materials including Khan Academy (free) and LawHub

> LSAT registration, score preview opt-in (if desired) and test accommodations

>Credentials Assembly Service, compiles transcripts and letters of recommendation

>Candidate referral service, sends outreach materials from law schools

> Law school forums, networking with schools to get your questions answered


Navigating Law School Admissions with Miriam & Kristi

Podcast providing tips from the Admissions Deans at Yale & Harvard


Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions ($17 on Amazon)

A classic book and a good read for those who are looking for indepth advice (in addition to that from the Hunter Pre-Law office).


Ordering Transcripts

Request your transcript from the Hunter Registrar's office on line. The request will be fulfilled by Credentials Solutions, a private company.


Dean's Certifications/Letters


Direct your Dean's Certification requests to the Pre-Law Office. More information is on the Hunter Pre-Law website here.


Researching Law Schools


LSAC - Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools

Searchable database of all ABA-approved law schools. Click on the map to see lists of schools by state.


ABA Standard 509 Required Disclosures

Admission and other information for every ABA-accredited law school.


ABA Section of Legal Education - Employment Outcomes

Searchable database of most recently available employment data for all ABA-approved schools.


ABA Section of Legal Education—Law School Statistics

A collection of useful statistics about ABA-accredited law schools, including post-grad employment, admissions, and student body demographics.


ABA Section of Legal Education - Pre-Law information and resources

The American Bar Association's Section of Legal Education offers a number of resources for researching legal education options, as well as advice on undergraduate preparation for law school.


Above the Law

An alternative ranking system to U.S. News & World report, based on outcomes only.


Law School Transparency

Non-profit advocacy website that draws on 509 disclosures and presents data in an accessible format; allows for school comparisons.


7Sage - LSAT & GPA summary

A quick reference of the 75th and 25th Percentile for LSAT and GPA for each ABA approved law school

Wilson-Stern Book of Law School Lists

Summary of various law school attributes, including academic programs, clinical offerings, and more.


Other filter and search sites:


My Rank

Compare law schools based on your own priorities, and then filters and ranks the schools accordingly. This is site by a private consulting company.


Analytix by AccessLex

Compare law schools based on a large dataset of metrics. (Law School Transparency may be simpler to use)


XploreJD by AccessLex

Search engine that filters and ranks law schools based on user input on six factors: Location, Cost, Enrollment, Diversity, Curriculum, and Outcomes.


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