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Prelaw Guide

Everything you need to know about applying to law school!

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Why choose the JD Advising Prelaw Guide?

Many students do well in undergrad but don’t realize the necessary steps to prepare themselves and their applications for law school. There are strict timelines you need to follow and methods for doing the right thing to achieve your desired results.

In this Prelaw Guide, we give you a step-by-step approach on how to prepare your application, when and how to start working on each component, and reveal how to study effectively for the LSAT. If you have any questions, we are happy to answer them. You can contact us here at your convenience. We love to hear from our readers. You can also read about our numerous prelaw services here including expert application assistance, private LSAT tutoring, and our Law School Prep Course.

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Our guide is 86 pages long.

The Table of Contents can be found below:

SECTION I: THE LAW SCHOOL ADMISSION TEST (LSAT)

THE LSAT BASICS

WHAT IS THE LAW SCHOOL ADMISSION COUNCIL (LSAC) AND WHY DO I NEED IT?

HOW TO SET YOURSELF UP FOR LSAT SUCCESS

SEVEN TIPS FOR SUCCESS ON THE LSAT

HOW MANY TIMES YOU CAN TAKE THE LSAT: UNDERSTANDING THE LSAC POLICY

THE NEW WRITING SECTION OF THE LSAT

TIPS FOR SUCCESS ON LOGIC GAMES

DEALING WITH LOGIC GAMES ANXIETY

TIPS FOR SUCCESS IN READING COMPREHENSION

TIPS FOR SUCCESS ON LOGICAL REASONING

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO TAKE THE LSAT?

HOW TO DEVELOP A LSAT STUDY SCHEDULE

SAMPLE LSAT STUDY SCHEDULE —FOUR-MONTH PLAN

WHAT TO DO THE DAY BEFORE THE LSAT

HOW DOES THE LSAC DETERMINE LSAT SCORES?

THE NEW ROLE OF THE GRADUATE RECORD EXAMINATION (GRE) IN LAW SCHOOL ADMISSIONS

SECTION II: LAW SCHOOL APPLICATIONS

GETTING STARTED: AN OVERVIEW FOR SUBMITTING YOUR LAW SCHOOL APPLICATION

A 10-STEP BREAKDOWN OF EACH APPLICATION COMPONENT

UNDERGRAD ACTION PLAN: A BREAKDOWN OF WHAT YOU SHOULD BE DOING YOUR FRESHMAN, SOPHOMORE, JUNIOR, AND SENIOR YEARS

PERSONAL STATEMENT BRAINSTORMING: QUESTIONS TO ASK YOURSELF TO BEGIN THE PROCESS

HOW TO WRITE YOUR PERSONAL STATEMENT: A LIST OF THINGS TO DO AND NOT DO

TIPS FOR COMBATTING WRITERS BLOCK WHEN WRITING YOUR PERSONAL STATEMENT

HOW TO WRITE A LAW SCHOOL DIVERSITY STATEMENT

WHAT IS A CHARACTER AND FITNESS ADDENDUM?

HOW TO WRITE YOUR CHARACTER AND FITNESS ADDENDUM (IF NEEDED): A LIST OF THINGS TO DO AND NOT DO

LAW SCHOOL APPLICATION COSTS: AN EXPENSE BREAKDOWN

SECTION III: RECEIVING DECISIONS BACK

WAITING GAME: WHAT TO DO AFTER SUBMITTING YOUR APPLICATION

I’M ADMITTED TO LAW SCHOOL, NOW WHAT?

VISITING LAW SCHOOLS: LAW SCHOOL 1L CLASS VISIT DO’S AND DON’TS

NEGOTIATING SCHOLARSHIPS: EIGHT MUST KNOW LAW SCHOOL SCHOLARSHIP TIPS

SECTION IV: SELECTING A SCHOOL AND PREPARING FOR LAW SCHOOL

FACTORS TO CONSIDER WHEN SELECTING A LAW SCHOOL

LAW SCHOOL COST CONSIDERATIONS

HOW IMPORTANT IS THE LOCATION OF A LAW SCHOOL?

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN LAW SCHOOL AND COLLEGE

SUMMER PREP BEFORE HEADING INTO LAW SCHOOL

FIVE THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW GOING INTO LAW SCHOOL

HOW TO SURVIVE LAW SCHOOL

HOW TO SURVIVE THE SOCRATIC METHOD IN LAW SCHOOL

HOW TO WRITE A LAW SCHOOL OUTLINE

CONSIDERATIONS FOR TRANSFERRING LAW SCHOOLS

SECTION V: HOW JD ADVISING CAN HELP!

OVERVIEW OF JD ADVISING’S PRELAW SERVICES