Columbia University in the City of New York
The first decision a prospective law school student must make has to do with the timing of their application.
For undergraduates and alumni/ae, the law school application process begins with taking the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT).
The Credential Assembly Service (CAS) is the branch of the Law School Admissions Council (LSA
Applicants must submit transcript(s) to CAS from each undergraduate and graduate school they attended. This includes study abroad programs.
After students have decided when they are going to apply to law school, they must decide which schools they would like to attend.
Many of students who have just received their April MCAT scores are contemplating whether or not they should retake the exam this August and/or
Law schools generally require applicants to include two letters of recommendation with their applications, though most schools will accept three to four letters.
Health professional schools are quite unique in that they are very interested in meeting and getting to know their candidates through an interview.
There is no single notification date for law school acceptance. Early decision and early access candidates will hear before the end of the year.
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