Thinking about Law School Resources

Deciding Whether Law School is the Right Path

Why are you thinking about law school?  Some of the most common reasons include some variation of the following:

I …
How do I prepare for law school?

There is no prescribed major or set of undergraduate courses for admission to law school. The best guide is to …

Given the long term financial ramifications, it is imperative that you ask yourself this question. There is no universal answer—only …

Pre-Law: Choosing a Major

Law schools accept students from a wide variety of majors. There is no pre-law major at UMass Amherst, and law …

What Legal Careers are Available?

Presumably, you’re thinking about law school because some aspect of the law interests you. But there are so many different …

Another distinction among lawyers is between those who work in private firms and/or for companies, and those who work for …

Some lawyers help bring people together, others help break them apart – that’s the best way to describe the difference between …

Legal careers: From solo practice to BigLaw

A lot of attention in the mainstream media (and popular culture) gets focused on lawyers working in large firms (often …

Law firms can be regional/local in their reach, or national or even global.  Much depends on the size of the …