Prelaw Information

    Prelaw at Pitt-Johnstown
        An introductory pamphlet of general information and perspectives

    Applying for admission to law school
       An Information Packet for Juniors and Seniors - what to do, when, and why

    The Law School Admission Council (LSAC)
            LSAC registration for the LSAT (exam locations and taking it online)
            LSAC site information and exam-taking advice
            LSDAS (data-assembly) registration for applying to law schools
            Links to home pages of law schools (fundamentally on-line catalogues)

      For students who might be interested in environmental law
           A primer on what to consider and what to look for. what it is and what it isn't

        For students who might be interested in media and telecommunications law
                Some information and links regarding this relatively complex and expanding field.



Other Useful Links

        Top Law Schools
            This site provides information on a full range of law schools, including assets, resources,
            and admissions profiles.

        Law School Numbers
            This site that allows students to match their application profile (LSAT scores and grades to
            recent admissions decisions of a full range of law schools.

        Law School Predictor
            This site allows students to enter their standardized GPA and LSAT score and calculate a 'probable
            decision' (from ADMIT to CONSIDER to DENY) on a full range of law schools for which admissions
            profiles are known.

      Becoming a Lawyer in Pennsylvania
           This site is a useful search engine for prelaw information - click on 'State Requirements' and then 'Pennsylvania'
            for information on the bar exam in Pennsylvania and types of legal practices in the Commonwealth.

      Considering a Paralegal Program (AAfBE)
           This site is helpful for those considering alternatives to law school, at least for now.


Current to June 2015