Resources for Law School
UW Pre-Law Info List
Subscribe to receive tips, events and resources for law school.
Pre-Law Society at the University of Washington
The Pre-Law Society is a great way to learn about the legal field. Meetings are open to all students. To contact the club's officers, email email@example.com
Law School Admission Council
All law school applicants use this site! Get to know it well.
UW Husky Career Network
Helpful networking database for looking up UW alumni who are working as lawyers (or in other fields of interest).
UW Career Center Federal Careers Blog
Learn more about federal careers, read profiles of federal attorneys, and much more on this informative blog.
National Association for Legal Professionals (NALP)
Use NALP to compare the law schools you're thinking about. Fantastic resource for seeing who recruits at which school.
UW Career Center: How to Find Jobs and Internships
Ideas for Internships from the UW Political Science Department
Ideas for Internships from the UW Law, Societies, and Justice Department
Washington State Legislative Internship Program
The Washington Center for Internships and Academic Seminars
Writing Personal Statements for Law School
Includes writing tips, personal statement examples, and addenda examples from real UW students and alumni.
Do's & Don'ts for Writing a Solid Personal Statement
What to do, and not to do, when writing a personal statement.
LSAC Financial Aid brochure
A preliminary guide.
LSAC's Guide on Financing Law School
Includes step-by-step information for getting financial aid for law school.
Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Prospective law students should fill out the FAFSA in January.
Comprehensive source of student financial aid information, advice and tools.
Equal Justice Works – Public Interest Law
Learn more about public service opportunities, curricula and financial programs at more than 150 law schools in the United States.
For Underrepresented Students
The world needs lawyers from all backgrounds. This site gives access to law school experts and advice from diverse law school graduates.
LSAC's Guide for Minority Students & GLBTQ Students
The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is committed to increasing the number of lawyers from underrepresented minority groups. See their site for helpful tips, resources and articles.
Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO)
Information for minority students on applying to law schools, preparing applications and attending summer law institutes.
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