Resources for pre-law students

 The University of Hawaii has compiled information and policies of over 200 law schools, and made it easily accessible to prospective law students. These are updated every Summer.

The following are links that break down information on a school by school basis, giving you information on specific schools.

 This document provides information on how to have your application fee waived- Application Fee Waiver Information

Different law schools will have different application deadlines, and this document provides the dates of those deadlines for each school. Deadlines and Deans Letter Requirements.

Once you have sent your application to a law school, the date by which you will be informed of that schools decision may differ. This document provides information concerning the time and manner in which you may accepted- Decision Notifications

Public law schools will charge a much lower price for tuition to students who are residents of that state. The standards required to establish residency can differ school to school. This is a document that provides the standard that each school requires to establish residency- Establishing Residency

Many law schools provide summer pre-law programs meant to assist students in preparing for the law school admissions process, as well as the challenges law school will provide. This document provides a list of summer pre-law program opportunities across the country- Summer Pre-Law Program

Many schools provide students with opportunities to graduate from law school early or accelerate their path towards a degree. This is a specific list of options available at different law schools- Accelerated Admissions and Accelerated Program

A great resource for scholarships and guidance on how to pay for law school is the LSAC website. The link below provides several great sources of financial aid information.

Looking for an LSAT prep course, but can’t seem to find one to fit your budget? Look no further!

The Multnomah Bar Association’s Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Committee is offering scholarships for LSAT preparation courses to law school applicants who will enhance the diversity of their bench and bar. This application is open to any law school applicant now attending college in the state of Oregon or Vancouver, Washington, or who has other substantial ties to the state of Oregon.

Two of WOU’s own students received this scholarship in 2022, so you could be next! For guidance on how to apply, check out this link: Multnomah Bar Association LSAT Preparation Course Scholarship

Additionally, the LSAC has a great guide with resources to help you prepare and succeed on your journey to law school. Check it out here: LSAC Admission Made Simple

If you have any questions, concerns, or comments contact Dr. Henkels at henkelm@wou.edu

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