The application process for law school is unique. Your first stop should be a conversation with pre-law advisor Sarah Whitfield ’09, DavisConnects advisor for careers in law, government, and policy, who advises current students as well as alumni preparing to enter law school.
Law School FAQ
Learn about preparing for and taking the LSAT, choosing a law school, timelines for applying, and more.
As you consider attending law school you should think about the following questions:
- Why do you want to go to law school?
- What makes you interested in being a lawyer?
- When are you thinking of attending?
- What is your GPA?
- Law School Admissions Council (LSAC): The Law School Admissions Council is the best source of information online with school profiles, information about the LSAT, and much more.
- American Bar Association: Check out their Statement on Preparing for Law School
- Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors: They have a law school applicant resource page with many helpful links.
- Law School Admissions Council: Prospective students can find school profiles, GPA and LSAT ranges, and more.
- American Bar Association: In this section of the American Bar Association website you can find employment data from each school.
- Law School Transparency: Use this tool to directly compare schools’ employment outcomes.
Students and alumni have access to a vast Colby network of alumni who have previously attended law school. Colby alumni in law participate on panels, conduct information interviews with potential applicants, and attend off-campus events.
For more information, contact Sarah Whitfield ’09, DavisConnects advisor for careers in law, government, and policy.