If you’re considering going to law school, you know your reasons for applying, but you may not know what law schools look for in a candidate. For a law school admissions committee, the ideal applicant has the following credentials:

  • Has taken a variety of challenging courses in college and scored well in them

  • Has a well-thought out reason for wanting to go to law school

  • Has excelled in extracurricular, service-oriented, or work-related activities

  • Writes a dynamic personal statement that reveals an intriguing personality to admissions committees