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Pre-Law Resources

 

UC Resources

  • UC Accessibility Resources
    • The Accessibility Resources (AR) Office at UC is dedicated to empowering students with disabilities through the delivery of reasonable accommodations and support services by bridging post-secondary education with future real-world experiences.
    • Students can work with AR for assistance with receiving accomodated LSAT testing  

 

LSAT

Check out our LSAT resource web page for a list of possible preparation resources. The PPAC does not endorse a particular product. You are encouraged to speak to a pre-professional advisor about your LSAT study options.  

 

Internships and Career Exploration

  • College to Congress - Congressional internship program on Capitol Hill  
  • Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute: Internship Program Application: chci.org/programs/congressional-internship-program/

  • Washington Center Internships in Washington, D.C. - Many pre-law students gain real-world experience across different governmental agencies through the Washington Center internship program. 
  • Summer Work Experience in Law (SWEL) program - Cincinnati Legal internship program geared toward underrepresented minority students interested in law school and a legal career
  • Sidley Prelaw Scholars Program - The Sidley Prelaw Scholars Program is designed to increase diversity in law schools and the legal profession by helping diverse, high-performing college students with financial needs offset the high costs of LSAT preparation classes and admissions applications and by helping them prepare for the first year of law school.
  • How to practice safe networking - Whether you are connecting with an alum, a potential employer or a friend of a friend, it's important to take safety precautions when meeting someone new. "Networking up" creates a power dynamic that can at times be difficult to navigate. Consider these tips and advice to help keep you safe.
  • Should You Really Be a Lawyer? by Deborah Schneider & Gary Belsky
  • Read! There are dozens and dozens of books addressing legal topics, legal specialities, law school, etc. Search for books at the UC libraries.

 

 

General Resources

 

Exploring Law Schools

 

Financial Information

Law School Admission Council - Financial Aid Options

AccessLex Institute 

  • Max Pre-Law
    • An online suite of resources offering interactive lessons, webinars, worksheets, checklists and even one-on-one financial strategy coaching from Accredited Financial Counselors (AFC®) and other financial aid experts – to provide aspiring law students with answers to their most pressing questions. 
    • Lessons include Your Law School Investment, Paying for Law School, Getting into Law School and Understanding Law School Admissions and Financial Aid. MAX Pre-Law is available FREE to all aspiring law students.
  • AccessConnex
    • Service that provides on-demand, one-on-one student loan and financial education information to incoming graduate and professional students to help set them on a sound financial path. 
  • Financing Your Legal Education  & other webinars

UC One Stop Student Service Center - Student Money Management

UC Student Financial Aid

 

Diversity and Implicit Bias
  • Harvard’s free implicit bias quizzes. Find out your implicit associations about race, gender, sexual orientation, and other topics implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/

 

Exploring Alternative Legal Careers

  • J.D. Advantage Careers- What is a JD advantage career? In recent years, the term of art “J.D. advantage” was coined to describe careers that don’t require a license to practice law but for which applicants would be greatly advantaged in the job search process if they’ve earned a J.D. These careers span across the public and private sectors and touch on almost all industries involved in the job search today.