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Legal Education Data Desk - AccessLex
The best place to begin. AccessLex Institute offers this 2017 Legal Education Data Deck for the use of the legal education community, policymakers, and others interested in viewing a snapshot of individual data and trends organized around the three driving principles of AccessLex Institute’s research agenda: access, affordability, and value. This is a living document that will be updated periodically—AccessLex Institute welcomes comments, criticisms, and suggestions so that this document will be a useful tool to those whom we serve. (All PDFs are downloadable.)


Financing Your Legal Education - AccessLex


A Framework for Thinking About Law School Affordability - AccessLex


Student Loan Calculator - AccessLex


A reliable service that allows students to create a profile and search for available scholarships.  It also provides members general law school information.


How to (or not to) Negotiate for Scholarships and Financial Aid
PowerPoint presentation containing several student-generated samples of how NOT to write appeals for financial support with relevant comments from admissions deans and directors. Concludes with specific suggestions on how to handle financial negotiations.
PowerPoint Presentation