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Quick and Easy Law School Application Checklist

Use this simple checklist to keep track of the things you’ll probably need to apply to law school. Just be sure to confirm the specific application and enrollment requirements for any schools you're considering.

Related: Law School Application Timeline: What You Need to Do and When

Application Checklist

Law school applications are typically sent via the Law School Admissions Council (LSAC, aka the folks behind the LSAT). Below you'll find materials typically required of law school applicants. Gather them ahead of time, and make sure they're what the law school wants to see

  • Application form
  • Application fee 
  • LSAT scores (typically included in Credential Assembly Service report)
  • Undergraduate transcript (including degree conferred; typically included in Credential Assembly Service report)
  • Letters of recommendation (typically included in Credential Assembly Service report)
  • Personal statement
  • TOEFL scores (if required)
  • Bar examination qualifications (state-specific; check with your jurisdiction)
  • Any school-specific addendums

Enrollment Checklist

Your sent in your application and got that big, beautiful acceptance packet. Congratulations! Here's a quick overview of what you'll typically need to enroll.

Again, remember that this is a generic list. Be sure to confirm specific enrollment requirements with your law school.

  • Final transcript, if relevant (including degree conferred; typically included in Credential Assembly Service report)
  • Deposit(s)
  • Immunization records, if relevant
  • Change of address form, if relevant

Ready to apply to law school? Get a sense of what it entails by application requirements for New England Law | Boston.