Free Resources for Aspiring Law Students

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LSAC is committed to supporting applicants on their law school enrollment journeys. Below are some free resources from LSAC and other organizations that you may find helpful as you pursue a legal education:

  • Admission Made Simple: Your Journey to Law School (PDF): This brochure provides a helpful overview of how to navigate the law school application process, with information on the LSAT, test prep, and the variety of services and resources available to assist you, including programs for underrepresented candidates designed to promote diversity in the legal profession.
  • Khan Academy Official LSAT Prep (Khan Academy & LSAC)The Law School Admission Test (LSAT) is an integral part of law school admission in the United States, Canada, and a growing number of other countries. Khan Academy and LSAC have partnered to offer online, personalized prep materials to help you build the skills and confidence to succeed on test day.
  • LSAT Practice Tests (LSAC): Like other standardized tests, a large part of preparing for the LSAT is becoming familiar with the mechanics of the test. To help you prepare for taking the LSAT and LSAT-Flex, two full PrepTests (including one bonus LSAT-Flex version) and an Official LSAT-Flex Sample test are available for free through LSAC’s LawHub.
  • Law School Forums (LSAC): Law School Forums are a great way to drastically reduce the time and money usually associated with finding the law school that’s the best fit for you. The forums are completely free, open-house-style events that make researching law schools easy by bringing together representatives from more than 100 ABA-approved law schools to answer your questions about everything from applying to picking the school that’s best for you.
  • Prelaw Undergraduate Scholars (PLUS) Program (LSAC): These four-week summer programs provide an intense focus on the skills required to succeed in law school, the law school admission process, and a legal career. There is no cost to attend, and participants receive a $1,000 stipend. LSAC’s PLUS programs are targeted, but not restricted, to college students from racial and ethnic minority groups underrepresented in the legal profession, and are designed for students in the first two years of college.
  • BARBRI Law Preview: Meant to improve the academic performance of law students, the BARBRI Law Preview is a summer session where the nation’s leading law professors and attorney lecturers share their insights about the complete law school experience, from what to expect to how to succeed. Some sponsors also offer mentoring to scholarship recipients throughout their 1L year.
  • JD Advising Law School Prep Course: This free course reveals what law school is like and will also teach you strategies to achieve academic success. Taking this course will help ease pressure, lower anxiety, and give you the confidence that you are doing everything you need to be doing from day one of law school. 
  • Law School Essentials (Themis Bar Review): What is law school like? Themis Bar Review’s online Law School Essentials program features comprehensive review materials, issue-specific lectures, and assessment questions to assist students in their first year of law school and beyond.