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Getting into law school requires hard work and dedication because competition is fierce. Usually there are more applicants than seats, so your objective is to stand out. Law school application requirements include LSAT, high GPA score and a well-rounded personal statement essay. Don’t ever get discouraged and apply to many different law schools. Here you will find some useful tips that will help. Please scroll down for more information and access to the universities in Lafayette, CO listed below.

University of Action Learning at Boulder
(303) 442-6907
1650 38th Street Suite 205W
Boulder, CO

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University of Colorado at Boulder
(303) 492-1411
552 UCB
Boulder, CO
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Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $5922
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $25400
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Type of Institution : University
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Front Range Community College
(303) 466-8811
3645 West 112th Avenue
Westminster, CO
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Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $2227
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $9151
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Type of Institution : Two-Year college
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Pima Medical Institute - Denver, CO-Admissions Office
(303) 426-1800
1701 West 72nd Avenue, Suite 130
Denver, CO

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ITT Technical Institute - Thornton, CO
(303) 288-4488
500 East 84th Avenue
Thornton, CO
Tuition
Full-Time In-State Tuition Costs : $8230
Full-Time Non-Resident Tuition Costs : $10230
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Public—State

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Boulder College of Massage Therapy
(303) 530-2100
6255 Longbow Drive
Boulder, CO

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Westwood College of Aviation Technology-Denver
(303) 466-1714
10851 West 120th Avenue
Broomfield, CO

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Naropa University
(303) 444-0202
2130 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, CO
Tuition
Tuition Costs : $21984
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Nonprofit

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Denver Academy of Court Reporting
(303) 427-5292
7290 Samuel Drive
Denver, CO

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Regis University
(800) 388-2366
3333 Regis Boulevard
Denver, CO
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Tuition Costs : $28400
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Type of Institution : Comprehensive higher education system
Institutional Designation : Private—Religious

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Getting into Law School

By Aryeh Cohen-Wade

Do you enjoy argument for argument’s sake? Do images of Sam Waterston flit through your dreams? Do you want to put off the working life for a few more years? Law school may be for you…or you may just be lazy, belligerent, and obsessed with TNT. Figure out how to

draw the distinction below, then learn about applying and making the most of law school once you’re there.

To Sue Or Not To Sue

Law school’s not for everyone. As a preliminary litmus test, keep in mind that you’ll only be successful in law school if you truly want to be there. Here are some other factors to consider before dropping $30 on that LSAT book.

Undergrad background

No major preempts you from getting into law school, but the most common undergraduate majors for applicants are political science, history, and English. That said, a major that departs from the norm can help set an applicant apart. Majoring in science or engineering can be a big plus since patent and intellectual property law often requires some basic scientific knowledge.

What’s it really like?

The consensus: not super fun. The workload in your first year is heavier and more homogenous than undergrad, the atmosphere is much more competitive, and there’s less community. And while it’s possible to float through college without any real goals and still not feel completely worthless, law school is more of a means to an end—messing around is not really a viable option. On the flipside, much of the material is incredibly interesting, and when compared to many jobs (i.e., i-banking) the workload is not too insane. But, in the end, if you’re looking to prolong the salad days of college, law school isn’t the answer.

How much does it cost?

Tuition varies widely, with the top private schools charging between $30,000 and $40,000 a year, and the top public schools around $20,000. Financial aid is generally available, but you will probably have to take out loans to cover the rest. The good news is that top New York firms offer starting salaries of $180,000 a year plus bonus. However, keep in mind that the median starting income for law school grads is “only” $59,000.

What if I don’t want to be a lawyer?

A law degree can be useful for someone who doesn’t want to be a practicing lawyer. Interested in going into politics? Of the 535 members of Congress, 198 have a law degree. Legal academia appeals to those wanting a professor’s lifestyle but not a professor’s crummy pay. A law degree can also be very helpful in various business positions, such as management consulting. In general, it can increase the salary potential of jobs that don’t tacitly require a JD.

Application Time

After deciding to take the plunge, it’s time to apply. Here’s a quick checklist:

1) LSAT score
2) Undergrad transcript
3) Personal statement
4) Letters of recommendation (2 or 3)
5) Dean’s letter (not always required)

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