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- Pre-Professional Advising Center Pre-Law listserv - Sign up for our weekly newsletter and to receive important pre-law announcements using your UC email.
- PPAC Workshops
- Law School Fair hosted annually by the PPAC
- University of Cincinnati College of Law
- 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
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.
Exploring Law Schools
- XPlore JD by AccessLex Institute
- A data-based approach to finding the institutions that best meet what students want and need in their law school experience. XploreJD is a free, online search tool by which students answer a series of questions for six primary factors in the law school decision-making process—Location, Cost, Enrollment, Diversity, Curriculum and Outcomes—and then prioritize the attributes that will most impact their final selection.
- Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools
- ABA Standard 509 Information Reports
- LexisNexis - How to Prepare for Law School
- The Wilson-Stern Book of Law School Lists
- 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.
- 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
- LSAC Discover Law - A commitment to diversity in law
- Pre-Law Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) programs
- Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) pre-law programs
- Diversity pipeline programs directory www.accesslex.org/accesslex-diversity-pipeline-program-directory
- Harvard’s free implicit bias quizzes. Find out your implicit associations about race, gender, sexual orientation, and other topics implicit.harvard.edu/implicit/
- PWC’s video series on identifying blind spots www.pwc.com/us/en/about-us/blind-spots.html
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.
- Legal Compliance
- Legal Occupations from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
- You can still be connected to the legal fied without earning a J.D. Read about careers as Mediators, Arbitrators, Legal assitants and more.
- Master's Degrees and other Law degrees and certificates
- Read about what the LSAC says about programs including Master of Legal Studies (MLS), Master of Science in Law (MSL), Legal Certificate Programs, Doctor of Sciene of Law www.lsac.org/applying-law-school/types-law-degrees
- Master of Science in Law in Corporate Compliance - Fordham Law