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Law School Terms

A list of common terms and abbreviations you'll come across while researching law school admissions and more.

ABA
Definition of ABA, American Bar Association.

FAFSA
Definition of FAFSA, Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

GPA
Definition of GPA, Grade Point Average.

JD
Definition of JD, Juris Doctor.

LLM
Definition of LLM, Master of Laws.

LSAC
Definition of LSAC, Law School Admissions Council.

LSAT
Definition of LSAT, Law Schoool Admissions Test.

LSDAS
Definition of LSDAS, Law School Data Assembly Service.

SJD
Definition of SJD, the Doctorate of Philosophy of Law.

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