Get Into Law School
LSAT and grade point average are two most important things for law school admission. However, you should know that law schools also are interested in students’ work experience. Many law schools require personal statement and letters of recommendation.
Furthermore, students who apply to law schools must send their college transcripts to Law School Data Assembly Service (LSDAS). The student’s GPA is calculated separately each year. A law school can see the improvement of GPA and overall GPA. The GPA is the average of the grades. If a student has a high GPA, he has good chances of admission to law school. Nevertheless, GPA is not the only factor for admission. A law student must also take challenging courses each quarter.
You do not need to have a certain major to enter law school. Law schools generally are interested in liberal arts background. You usually want to take wide variety of classes such as math, business, social sciences, and statistics.
Law schools want their students to be mature and responsible. They want to see that you participate in activities during college. You want to show them your exceptional leadership ability. So you should participate in student government, school newspaper, or special research projects.
Finally, You should get to know your professors. Law schools generally want you to submit two or three letters of recommendation.