FINANCIAL LITERACY RESOURCES

As you begin your law school journey, we encourage you to take advantage of these available resources about paying for law school, applying for aid, and financial planning.

Texas A&M Money Wise Aggie

Money Wise Aggie is Texas A&M University’s personal finance counseling and educational program. Their mission is to help students make smart personal finance decisions while pursuing their academic degrees and to lay a foundation for financial success throughout life.

Resources include Online Workshops, Budgeting Resources, Finance News, and FAQs.

The Access Group and Access Assist

The Access Group is a non-profit membership organization which aims to provide financial literacy information to prospective students, current law students, recent grads, and law school administrators. Access Assist is a personal-touch financial aid and student loan contact and communications center staffed by Access Assist Service Representatives and structured to provide timely and accurate information to current students, as well as recent graduates, about student loan repayment options.

access assistTexas A&M School of Law encourages students to use the free Access Assist® service for unbiased borrowing and loan repayment guidance. The experts at Access Group, a nonprofit organization, will help you understand your options and make informed decisions, keeping you on a sound financial path while in school and in repayment.  

Department of Education

The mission of the Department of Education is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

Resources include information on Scholarships and Grants, Federal Loans, Financial Planning, Living on a Budget, Step By Step Guide to Applying for Aid, Videos, Financial Aid Glossary, Aid Estimator, Events, and Information on the FAFSA.

Law School Admission Council (LSAC)

The Law School Admission Council (LSAC) is a nonprofit corporation that is in charge of the Law School Admission Test (LSAT), Credential Assembly Service (CAS). LSAC also offers events, diversity initiatives, and financial guidance.

Resources include Videos, Financial Aid Glossary, Aid Estimator, Events, and Information on the FAFSA.

Publication​: Financial Aid for Law Students: A Preliminary Guide