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Information about the Law Schools and the Application Process
Amherst College Pre-Law Information for students and alumni.
Law School Admission Council
ABA's Directory of Law School Public Interest and Pro Bono Programs
Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools (Now searchable. Includes curricular offerings.)
Boston College Law School Locator 25-75 (Good tool for reviewing LSATs and GPAs at ABA-accredited schools)
Useful Books in the Career Center Resource Library
How to Get Into the TOP LAW SCHOOLS, 2004 Edition, Richard Montauk, J.D.
Essays that Worked for Law Schools, Boykin Curry and Emily Angel Baer
ABA-LSAC Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools, 2005 Edition
Summer Opportunities in Law–-available online (see link under Resources)
55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays, compiled and analyzed by the staff of The Harvard Crimson
The Career Center Resource Library also has information that has been provided to us by various law schools interested in Amherst applicants and a collection of LSAT prep books.
Fordham University's School of Law maintains a list of external organizations offering grants and scholarships.
Equal Justice Works--a guide to public service in law schools
American Bar Association
Career Center Pre-law Advising and Mailing List--be sure to register in Experience and note your interest in Law under Profile | Career Preferences by checking the appropriate boxes. Dean Lee will send law-related announcements via email periodically with news and updates of interest to potential law school applicants.
To make an appointment with Dean Bekki Lee, Pre-law Advisor, Assistant Director of the Career Center and Associate Dean of Students, please call 542-2265 rather than send an email. All law school applicants are asked to read the Amherst College Pre-law Information (see first listing at top of page), prior to meeting with Dean Lee.