JD Frequently Asked Questions
Just learning about the Law School? Here is some basic information to get you started.
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Here are the answers to some important questions about the admissions process.
Working on your application? We'd love to help. We get literally thousands of questions each year on the various parts of the application. Here are some of the most frequent questions.
Is the University of Chicago Law School your first choice? If so, consider applying Early Decision and receive a decision before the end of the year.
The University of Chicago Law School is proud to include an interviewing component as part of the Law School's holistic application review process. Read here for more information about the interviewing program.
Each year the Law School considers applications from students at other law schools who request to transfer to the University of Chicago for their second and third years of law school. Read here for more information about applying to the Law School as a transfer student.
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Here are some of the basics on student life at the University of Chicago Law School.