Prelaw at ND
Law Fair 2012
Law School Application Checklist
This checklist assumes that the application process begins in the Spring, approximately 18 months before the applicant expects to enter law school. For Summer or mid-year admission, adjust the schedule accordingly.
March-June Prepare for LSAT Apr-May Apply for LSAT (registration deadline 1 month before exam) June Take LSAT July Receive LSAT score Aug-Sept Subscribe to LSDAS Aug -Sept Send official transcripts to LSDAS (use transcript request forms in LSAT Registration Book) Aug-Sept Request catalogs, applications and financial aid information from law schools September Check LSDAS report for accuracy September Talk to your potential recommenders about letters of recommendation Sept-Oct Write personal statement Sept-Nov Meet with admissions representatives at Caravans and Law School Forum Oct-Nov Fill out applications Oct-Nov Send applications Nov-Dec Check to be sure application file is complete, including letters of recommendation January File financial aid applications Dec-May Visit law schools to aid in decision process Apr-Jun Be sure to pay your seat deposit on time