If you are a San Jose area applicant and didn't fit the Santa Clara 1L profile . . . but still are passionate about becoming a lawyer . . . don't overlook the California accredited options in your area. Lincoln Law School San Jose and Monterey College of Law provide an accredited alternative to the traditional ABA law school model. At least check them out before you check out on your dream of becoming a lawyer. Both schools are still taking 2013-2014 applications.