In Our Library
In our office students will find various resources to help them learn about law schools and their requirements for admission and graduation, application guidelines and procedures, the Law School Admission Council’s Online Application and Credential Assembly Service, and materials to aid them in preparation for the LSAT (Law School Admissions Test). Our holdings include:
The ABA·LSAC Official Guide to Law Schools
Law School Catalogues
LSAT Prep Guides
Books about careers in law
Various professional journals/publications
Legal Career Information
ABA (The American Bar Association) National member association of attorneys, supporting the legal profession with resources for legal professionals while improving the administration of justice, establishing model ethical codes, and more. The Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar of the ABA is identified by the U. S. Department of Education as the “nationally recognized accrediting agency for professional schools of law.”
ABA Journal – The Lawyer’s Magazine Breaking legal news, analysis, and stories that go beyond the headlines.
Financial Planning and Financial Aid
AccessLex nonprofit organization that provides financial education resources and services for students. Be sure to check out the AccessLex Scholarship Databank.
Paying for Law School a helpful place to start for general information on financing a legal education. Topics addressed include eligibility, financial aid options, how to apply for aid, law school scholarships, and student loan & debt resources.
FastWeb scholarship search engine
FinAid nonprofit site with student aid information
LGBTQ Information and Organizations
For Students with Disabilities
HEATH Resource Center is a web-based clearinghouse that serves as an information exchange of educational resources, support services and opportunities for students with disabilities.
Law School Disability Programs Directory (From the ABA Commission on Disability Rights) Meant for the legal community and lawyers, as well as law students and potential law students with disabilities, the American Bar Association Commission on Disability Rights collects data from ABA-accredited law schools concerning their disability related programming.
LSAC Accommodations Policies provides information on the Law School Admission Council’s policies for providing accommodations for test takers with disabilities.
National Disabled Law Students Association is an organization run by law students and recent graduates to support the unique needs of students with disabilities before, during, and after their legal education by creating a sense of community through advocacy, peer network facilitation, and disability diversity education.