Pre-law Information - Law School Preparation
Law Students - Pre-Law
- CLEO - Six Week Summer Institute for Future Law Students
The Institute focuses on legal methods and techniques that help to develop students? abstract thinking, analysis, and synthesizing skills. The Institute has an impressive track record of success! More than 8,000 economically disadvantaged students have been oriented to law school through the Institutes since 1968. Over 90% of the students who attend the institute enter law school in the fall.
- 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.