Helping You Navigate Law School Admission
During the Coronavirus Crisis
LSAC is creating, tracking, and compiling resources to help you navigate this challenging time. The list of resources will change as we receive updates and new opportunities become available.
Law School Admission
LSAC Webinar Series: Law School Admission in the Time of COVID-19
Learn what LSAC and law schools are doing to help candidates during this difficult time, and get live answers to your questions.
Admission Process FAQs
Get quick answers to some of the top questions candidates have been asking during our webinar series.
LSAC is offering an online, remotely proctored version of the LSAT — called the LSAT-Flex — in light of the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency.
Free LSAT Prep
General Tools and Resources
Law Deans Antiracist Clearinghouse Project by AALS
The year 2020 will be known not only for the coronavirus pandemic that swept across the globe but also for the antiracist protests that focused attention on the violent racism that continues in the United States. In response, the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) has compiled antiracist resources and statements from U.S. law school leaders who are engaging their institutions in the fight for justice and equality.
National Mentor Program by the ABA’s Commission on Disability Rights
This program provides prospective law students the opportunity to gain insight into the legal profession from an experienced attorney who practices in an area of interest, or who shares similar personal experiences with the mentee, such as a disability.
COVID-19 Resources for Students with Disabilities by NCCSD
The National Center for College Students with Disabilities (NCCSD) is a federally funded project under the Department of Education through the Association on Higher Education and Disability. It is currently compiling COVID-19 information and resources covering online learning, food insecurity and homelessness, and mental health.
U.S. Visa and Entry Restrictions Information
The National Association of International Educators (NAFSA) is the world’s largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education and exchange. The organization is actively tracking the U.S. visa and entry restrictions related to COVID-19.
How the COVID-19 Crisis Is Affecting Law School Financial Aid
Applicants to law school have always been concerned about how to pay for their education, and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating those concerns. How are law school admission and financial aid offices dealing with these changing times?
LSAC Fee Waiver Program
LSAC is more committed than ever to our mission to reduce barriers for determined prospective law students.
Federal Student Aid
The U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid is providing information about how the COVID-19 outbreak is impacting financial aid programs and student loans, as well as student and borrower FAQs and updates regarding the CARES Act.
To understand the impact on your specific student loans or to discuss payment options, contact your loan servicer directly.
Virtual Prelaw Programs
LSAC Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program
The LSAC PLUS Program, in partnership with designated host law schools, offers an immersive summer prelaw experience for aspiring lawyers. The program curriculum focuses on strengthening the academic skills you will need to succeed in law school, while providing insight and guidance to help prepare you for navigating the admission process. For summer 2021, the program will be delivered via a remote learning model. LSAC will provide laptops and internet access, for the duration of the PLUS Online program at no charge, for admitted students in need of such assistance. Applications will open on January 15, 2021.
Council on Legal Education Opportunity, Inc. (CLEO)
A national nonprofit organization founded in 1968, CLEO works to expand opportunities for minorities and low-income students to attend law school. In response to COVID-19, CLEO will be taking its summer programs online.
LexScholars Program by AccessLex
This diversity pipeline initiative is aimed at learning more about effective methods for increasing law school diversity by providing aspiring lawyers with resources and guidance to pursue their goal of attending law school. Participants will benefit from access to resources like law school admission counseling, financial education, wellness training, and writing skills development. Application will open in March, 2021.