As a law school applicant, you are considered financially independent of your parents, so you may not qualify for need-based grants via your FAFSA like you may have during your undergraduate career. However, many law schools offer merit scholarships for high LSAT scores, first-generation students, etc. Make sure to look at the overall cost of attendance at each law school that you are considering, including tuition, books, fees, travel, etc., because the little things can add up quickly.
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