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Updated ABA-Approved Law School Application Deadlines Chart

Are you applying to law school in this cycle and looking for a comprehensive chart of application deadlines? You've come to the right place!

Click HERE for a Google Sheet of all of the application deadlines for all ABA-approved law schools with the following data:

  • School Name
  • City, State
  • Admissions contact email
  • Admissions phone number
  • Website
  • Types of Programs Available (Full-time, Part-time, Hybrid, Accelerated JD)
  • Priority Application Deadline
  • Regular Application Deadline
  • Official Statements on Covid-19

The chart is currently sorted by Application Deadline date. Be sure to check all of the application deadlines. 

If you are just now starting to think about applying to law school, and you're hoping to start law school this fall, please watch this video for our advice on applying now: https://youtu.be/DzNhoTcodHI.

If you've already applied to several schools, but you're hoping for better scholarship offers, you may want to apply to more schools so that you can use any...

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Do’s and Don’ts When Writing Your Personal Statement

So, you’ve decided to apply to law school. Law school applications require a personal statement! Your personal statement should explain to the law school why law school is the next reasonable step for you. Writing about yourself without a clear topic can be really difficult for some people so here are some do’s and don’ts when writing your personal statement.

Personal Statement Do’s

1) Do format it appropriately.

Make the story flow as if you’re talking face-to-face with someone about your interest in the law or law school. Make sure to write in the first person to get the best effect of this. Your personal statement should show the reader why you decided to choose law school and why you’re applying to that specific school. Also, consider the appropriate formatting, which should be two pages maximum, double-spaced, written in Times New Roman or Arial font.

2) Do carefully edit your own work. 

Although you may think your first draft...

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