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by Allie Johnson
o, you hope to go to law school?
Sometimes deciding where to apply
can be as challenging as getting in.
After all, choosing a law school
is a big decision. Law school is a
major investment of time and money. So,
it's important to deliberate carefully and
weigh a variety of factors.
"The consideration definitely should go
way beyond the ranking of a law school,"
said Wendy Margolis, director of communications, publishing and creative services
for the Law School Admission Council
But where does one start? We talked to
law school admissions experts and boiled it
down to seven easy steps.
1 Start with geography
Many prospective law students look first to
rankings and then consider other factors.
But experts warn against what they consider a backward approach. Instead, start with
IllustratIon by rIchard steadham
In 7 easy steps, we
walk you through
finding the best school
for your future.