Pre-law Resources in the Piper Center for Vocation and Career
All these books are available for you to use in the Piper Center or to check out.
Guides for Choosing Where to Apply
Official Guide to ABA-approved Law Schools . (2009). From ABA and LSAC.
Best 170 Law Schools . (2008). From the Princeton Review.
The Law School Buzz Book . (2005). From Vault.
Complete Book of Law Schools . (2004). From the Princeton Review.
Guides for Navigating Law School Admissions
Getting Into Law School : A Strategic Approach . (2006). From Kaplan Publishing.
The Ivey Guide to Law School Admissions: Straight Advice on Essays, Resumes, Interviews, and More . (2005) By Anna Ivey, Former Dean of Admissions at the University of Chicago Law School.
How to Get Into Law School . (2004) By Susan Estrich, J.D.
Law School Essays that Made a Difference . (2003) From the Princeton Review.
Perfect Personal Statements. (2004). By Mark Alan Stewart, J.D.
The Ultimate Guide to Law School Admission . (2003). By Pre-law Advisor Carol L. Wright, J.D.
Getting Into Law School Today: The Inside Facts Every Pre-law Should Know . (1998). By Thomas Martinson, J.D. and David Waldherr, J.D.
How to Get Into the Right Law School . (1997). By Paul Lermck, Ph.D.
LSAT Information and Practice Tests
Cracking the LSAT. (2010) From the Princeton Review. (2 copies)
LSAT Logical Reasoning Bible. (2009). From PowerScore Test Preparation.
LSAT Reading Comprehension Bible. (2009). From PowerScore Test Preparation.
LSAT Logic Games Bible. (2008). From PowerScore Test Preparation.
LSAT Comprehensive Program. (2007-2008). From Kaplan Publishing.
The Official LSAT PrepTest with Explanations. (2000). From the Law School Admissions Council.
Eight old, released LSAT exams for use in the CEL
Information to Prepare You for Actually Attending Law School
Law School Confidential: A Complete Guide to the Law School Experience: By students, for students. (2004). By Robert H. Miller, J.D.
Exploring the Legal Field
Should You Really Be a Lawyer? (2005). By Deborah Schneider, J.D. & Gary Belsky.
So You Want to Be a Lawyer . (2000). From the Law School Admission Council.
So You Want to Be a Lawyer . (1999). From the Law School Admission Council.
Information about Legal Practice Areas
The Official Guide to Legal Specialties. (2000). By Lisa L. Abrams, J.D.
Careers in Law. (1997). By Gary Munneke.
Vault Guides to:
Tax Law Careers. (2005).
Corporate Law Careers. (2003).
Bankruptcy Law Careers .(2003).
Capitol Hill Careers. (2003).
Labor and Employment Law Careers. (2003).
Litigation Law Careers. (2003).
The Top Government and Nonprofit Legal Employers. (2003).
Law Firm Leaders: Q&A with Chairmen and Managing Partners. (2004).
The Top 100 Law Firms. (2005).
Opportunities in Paralegal Careers. (2005). By Alice Fins.
Opportunities in Paralegal Careers. (1998). By Alice Fins.
Paralegal Career Guide. (2001). By Chere B. Estrin.
Guerilla Tactics for Getting the Legal Job of Your Dreams. (1995). By Kimm Alayne Walton, J.D.
Finding a Job in Washington: Contacts and Strategies to Build Your Career in Public Policy. (2000). By Bruce Maxwell.
Opportunities in Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Careers. (2003). By James Stinchcomb.
Careers in Criminology. (2000). By Marilyn Morgan.
Great Jobs for Criminal Justice Majors. (2001). By Stephen Lambert & Debra Regan.
Great Jobs for Political Science Majors . (1998). By Mark Rowh.
Great Jobs for History Majors . (2001). By Julie DeGalan & Stephen Lambert.
Careers for Legal Eagles & Other Law-and Order Types . (1998). By Blythe Camenson.