Pre-law Information - Law School Preparation

Law Students - Pre-Law

  • Council on Legal Education Opportunity- CLEO

    In 1968, the Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) was founded as a non-profit project of the ABA Fund for Justice and Education to expand opportunities for minority and low-income students to attend law school. In 1998, Congress passed the Higher Education Amendments Act, creating the Thurgood Marshall Legal Educational Opportunity Program, which they deemed be administered by CLEO.

  • Part Time Law School Program

    The following is a list of Part Time Law School programs. The schools are listed with the 25th to 75th percentile LSAT scores and GPA ranges of first year classes at accredited law schools, entering in the fall of 2008. This means that half of a law school's part time entering class scored in the range indicated.

  • Phi Alpha Delta Pre-Law Chapters

    The purpose of this Fraternity shall be to form a strong bond uniting students and teachers of the law with members of the Bench and Bar in a fraternal fellowship designed to advance the ideals of liberty and equal justice under law; to stimulate excellence in scholarship; to inspire the virtues of compassion and courage; to foster integrity and professional competence; to promote the welfare of its members; and to encourage their moral, intellectual, and cultural advancement; so that each member may enjoy a lifetime of honorable professional and public service.

  • Pre-law Handbook

    Earning a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree usually involves three years (six semesters) of unrelenting academic effort and intense dedication. This is not an endeavor to consider unless this endeavor holds promise for you. Think and investigate thoroughly before you decide to become a lawyer.

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