Next Step: You Should Be Applying for Scholarships

You’ve taken the LSAT and applied for law school. Now what? While you wait to hear back about your admissions status, it’s a good time to start thinking about how you’re going to pay for law school. Start with, your resource for pre-law advice and scholarship assistance.

Below, we’ll walk you through the free account setup process and teach you how to use the Law School Cost Calculator and Scholarship Finder. Plus, we’ve added other resources to help you better understand how the law school payment process works.

Step One: Setup Your Free Account

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Setting up your free account is easy. Visit, sign up on the home page and follow the account setup process. Signing up for a free AdmissionsDean account allows you to:

Check Your Chances
AdmissionsDean automatically shows you how your Admissions Profile stacks up against other students applying to the same law schools as you, both in the current as well as past admissions cycles.

Search the Scholarships Database
AdmissionsDean has built the Internet’s largest database of private law school scholarships to help you pay for law school without going into deeper debt. Use the advanced search features to find the scholarships for which you qualify, and apply today.

Be Automatically Registered To Win $150 In Free Law School Study Aids
Each month, an AdmissionsDean user wins a free set of first year law school study aids (a $150 value), courtesy of Aspen Publishers.

Step Two: Use the Law School Cost Calculator

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Before you start searching for scholarships, take a few minutes and use the Law School Cost Calculator. This tool makes it easy to estimate how much it will cost to attend the law school of your choice. Once you have an idea of what law school will cost, you’ll be able to better plan what scholarships you should apply for.

All you need is the following information: 

  • The law school you are planning on attending
  • Whether you’ll be attending full-time or part-time
  • Your living situation
  • The year you’re starting law school
  • The annual tuition increase

Step Three: Start Searching/Applying for Scholarships

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Once you’ve signed up for your free account, you can instantly start searching for scholarships based on your personal criteria. AdmissionsDean offers different options to filter your scholarship results, making it easy for you to find the scholarships that most apply to you.

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