Career Exploration and Development

Law School Resources

These resources can assist you in all areas of your exploration of law school and law school programs.

Law School Resources and Related Materials

These lists are not exhaustive but can provide you with tips, ideas, samples, and more as you seek to determine if law school is the right choice for you.

  • Law School Admission Council (LSAC) – A good general resource. You will need to register for an account in order to sign up for the LSAT. 
  • LSAC Fairs and Forums – The LSAC hosts fairs and forums through the US, try to attend one near you.
  • Law School Transparency – An excellent resource on the costs and employment prospects associated with attending law school.
  • Law School Numbers – Provides quantitative information to help applicants judge their admissions chances as well as career and salary prospects.
  • Noodle-Law Schools – Allows you to search for law schools by location, GPA, and LSAT score.
  • AccessLex Analytix – Has a variety of tools to compare an analyze law schools.

  • Cracking the Case Method 
    Provides a grounding in the case law / Socratic method approach to teaching that students will encounter in law school.  
  • 1000 Days to the Bar
    This is a practical book that breaks law school learning strategies into understandable, logical and practical steps that maximize the effect of students' study efforts, and explicitly ties those learning strategies to the strategies practicing lawyers use to understand, analyze and apply legal concepts in the real-life representation of their clients.