St. John's Law

Resources for Prospective Students

Law School Admissions Websites to Know

  • Law School Admissions Council (LSAC)This website helps coordinate the law school application process. Sign up for a free account.  
  • AccessLex: External Scholarship database   
  • Barbri: Offers Bar Prep Courses as well as resources for incoming 1L students.  
  • LawHub: A website providing LSAT Prep and other resources to prepare for law school. This includes Admissions Unmasked, which provides valuable insight into how best to navigate the application process. Participants will gain deeper knowledge and develop strategies and a chance to complete a personal statement that can be used as part of their law school applications. The program is free to all LSAC LawHub members.  
  • Khan AcademyFree LSAT Prep. 

Law School Pipeline Programs

Continuing the work started by our Ronald H. Brown Center for Civil Rights, St. John's Law presents and supports pipeline programs for aspiring lawyers from historically minoritized and underrepresented groups to help them access law school and the legal profession.

Sonia & Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program 

St. John’s Law collaborates with the Sonia & Celina Sotomayor Judicial Internship Program to run its eight-week College Division. The Sotomayor Program offers students from underserved communities and diverse backgrounds an unrivaled opportunity to build legal knowledge, skills, and experience as judicial interns in New York City state and federal courts. In addition to their four-week judicial internship, students in the College Division participate in an LSAT boot camp and in rigorous academic, professional, and personal programming—from legal research and writing to professional branding, wellness coaching, and soft skill trainings. Through this full, immersive, and engaging summer experience, students can gain the skills and resources they need to apply to law school and become a practicing attorney.  

To learn more about these summer pipeline programs, please contact Camille Parchment, Associate Director of Admissions & Diversity Initiatives at St. John’s Law, at [email protected]

Assembling a Dream Team for the Court . . . Room: An Introduction to Sports Law for High School Students*

St. John’s Law partners with the Long Island Nets and the New York Liberty organizations to present a two-week summer program for high school students who reside or attend school in Brooklyn and Queens, or on Long Island. Students explore their interests at the intersection of sports law and civil rights in daily classes. They also build negotiation skills in workshops and learn about the business of sports, networking, financial literacy, and college admissions through a dynamic professional development series. Education meets activism when students participate in community engagement activities focused on social justice

*Please note, this program will not run in 2023-2024. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about our summer pipeline programs, please contact Camille Parchment, Associate Director of Admissions & Diversity Initiatives at St. John’s Law, at [email protected].

Admission Unmasked

LSAC is offering a new program Admission Unmasked™ for those planning to apply to law school during the 2022-2023 cycle — or any time after that. How can candidates prepare to apply to their dream schools? What is the application process like? What kinds of careers are available to people with a law degree? Participants will gain deeper knowledge and develop strategies and a chance to complete a personal statement that can be used as part of their law school applications. The program is free to all LSAC LawHub members. Learn more on the LSAC website.

Other Programs for Prospective Law Students

Catalyst by SEO Law 

Catalyst provides free resources like LSAT preparation, mentorship and admissions consulting to underrepresented students. Learn more on the Catalyst website.

Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) Pre-Law Workshops and Programs

CLEO hosts a number of programs targeted to college students and graduates to aid in preparation for the LSAT, law school application process, and beyond. Learn more on the CLEO website.

Duke Law Pre-Fellowship Program

During a four-week program, Duke Law introduces rising college sophomores and juniors to the legal profession through a variety of legal classes as well as providing LSAT preparation courses. Learn more on the Duke Law website.


Latino Justice PRLDEF hosts a bootcamp for prospective law students to help navigate the law school admissions process. Learn more on the LawBound website.

LSAC PLUS Programs

There are several law schools that currently host PLUS programs targeted mainly towards students from underrepresented groups. Learn more on the LSAC website.

NAACP Legal Defense Fund – Marshall-Motley Scholars Program

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund established this scholars program to provide students with full tuition scholarships for law school, summer internships during law school and a two-year postgraduate fellowship upon graduating law school. Learn more at the Marshall-Motley Scholars website.  

NYC Bar Association LSAT/Law School Prep Conference

This annual all-day conference provides students with opportunities to speak with law school recruiters and participate in workshops tailored to help with application components and the LSAT. Learn more on the NYC Bar Association's website

NY Legal Education Opportunity Program (NY LEO)

This is a five-week summer law school preparation program for college graduates. Students take classes and participate in engaging opportunities to learn more about the legal profession.  Learn more on the NY LEO website.

Sidley Prelaw Scholars Program

Sidley Austin LLP sponsors a summer seminar that introduces students to the legal system the summer before they start law school. The firm also covers costs associated with LSAT preparation courses and application fees. Learn more on the Sidley website.

Summer Pre-Law Achievers Network at Suffolk Law

Suffolk Law hosts a two-week summer program to prepare for the law school application process and beyond. Learn more on the Suffolk Law website.


A partnership between Harvard Law School and NYU School of LAW provides a subsidized summer program for students interested in LSAT prep and learning more about the study and practice of law. Learn more on the TRIALS website.

Yale Law School Launchpad Scholars Program 

This is a one-year program providing LSAT preparation, mentorship, and career support. Learn more on the Yale Law website.