Preparing Your Law School Finances

For many students, borrowing student loans for law school is a major undertaking and can feel daunting. There are many steps that you can take to prepare financially regardless of whether you’re an incoming, current, or graduating student. Choices you make now will impact your financial circumstances far into the future. Understanding the Cost of Attendance and developing sound financial habits such as building a budget is vital to mitigating debt.

The key to financial success in law school is to prepare, plan, and be proactive. Here are some useful tips as you think about your own financial situation: