The First-Year Curriculum

Check out the courses you’re guaranteed to take as a first year law student. No matter what school you attend, these courses will be in your schedule! Get a sneak peek.

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About Law School


  • Choosing a Law School | About Law School

    Choosing a Law School

    From fields of study to future career paths, here's what you need to keep in mind when choosing a law school.

  • Understanding Law School Accreditation | About Law School

    Understanding Law School Accreditation

    Are you familiar with the phrase ABA-Approved? Learn about law school accreditation and whether it ever makes sense to apply to a non-ABA accredited school.

  • The Law School Case Method | About Law School

    The Law School Case Method

    Learn everything you need to know about the case method so you're prepared for your first year of law school classes.

  • The Socratic Method | About Law School

    The Socratic Method

    The Socratic Method is a common instructional style in many law schools. Learn how it works and what to expect in your law school classroom.


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  • Tips for Your Personal Statement | Apply

    Tips for Your Personal Statement

    The law school personal statement is an opportunity to distinguish yourself from other applicants. Perfect your law school application essay with these tips.

  • Your Law School Application Strategy | Apply

    Your Law School Application Strategy

    If you're applying to law school, you need an application strategy. Start planning early with our advice on when and where to apply.

  • Overview of the Law School Application Process | Apply

    Overview of the Law School Application Process

    Learn how to navigate the law school application process and develop a strategy for completing applications.

  • Law School Admissions Index | Apply

    Law School Admissions Index

    What's your law school admissions index? Learn about the formula that schools use to put you in the accepted, rejected or maybe pile.

  • Credential Assembly Service | Apply

    Credential Assembly Service

    It's simple. If you're applying to law school, then you'll be required to register with the Credential Assembly Service (CAS). Learn all about the process.


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