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CHARLESTON SCHOOL OF LAW

APPLICATION STEPS

Applicants must complete the following:

  • Create an account with the Law School Admission Council (LSAC) online at LSAC.org.
  • Register and take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT) by contacting LSAC online at LSAC.org. Free LSAT prep is offered by Khan Academy. Or, based on the conditions here, you may register and take the Graduate Record Examinations (GRE) by contacting ETS at ets.org/gre.
  • Complete and electronically submit an application for admission. Applications are available at LSAC.org.
  • Register with LSAC’s Credential Assembly Service (CAS). Registration is available online at LSAC.org.
  • Submit two letters of recommendation. Applicants must use the LSAC letter of recommendation (LOR) service. At least one letter should be written in the past year.
  • Submit a personal statement, including reasons for wanting to attend law school. Personal statements should be submitted online at LSAC.org.
  • Submit a current resume with your application to LSAC at LSAC.org.
  • Request transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. Transcripts should be submitted by the school(s) directly to LSAC’s CAS. A final transcript denoting that a degree has been granted must be sent to LSAC prior to October 15, but preferably before law school matriculation.
  • If you have previously enrolled in a J.D. program at a law school, you are also required to submit (a) a transcript from your prior law school to LSAC, (b) a letter of standing from your prior law school, and (c) a letter of recommendation from one of your law school professors to LSAC.
  • Check application status.  Once your application is submitted, click here to check the status.

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