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The following tasks and suggested times serve as a guideline for candidates who are preparing to apply to law school during the senior year.

Research LSAT Prep Courses.

Prepare for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).

Suggested Time Task


Research LSAT Prep courses.

March - June

Prepare for the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).

April - May

Register for the LSAT.


Take the LSAT.

June - August

Research law schools and financial aid.

July - August

Receive LSAT score.

August - September

Register for the Credential Assembly Service.
Have official transcript sent from each school attended to LSAC.
Request information from law schools.
Compose a schedule of application deadlines.
Draft a personal statement.


Receive CAS/Law School Reports and check for accuracy.
Have personal statement reviewed by others.


Attend ASU's Pre-law Week and Law School Fair.
Final draft of personal statement.

October - November

Complete law school applications.

November - December

Check your LSAC profile  to make sure file is complete.


File financial aid paperwork.

April - June

Pay seat deposit by due date.


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