Choosing the Right School

Factors to Consider when Selecting a Law School:

  • GPA and LSAT range. Identify schools with a GPA and LSAT range that is realistic.
  • Geographic location. Think about where you might want to eventually live and practice law.
  • The academic program. What is the law school known for?
  • Job placement success rate. What kind of assistance is provided in the career office?
  • Atmosphere, student satisfaction and the law school community
  • Reputation and Ranking. You want to attend the best law school that you can, but look at all of the factors that come into play.