LSAT Numbers Plummet

Originally posted on Finding My College:
The ABA Journal (American Bar Association) reports that the number of people sitting for the law school admission test (LSAT) this year is 40% lower than in 2009. There has been a downward trend for five years. Just a few points: We were producing too many new lawyers, far…

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Enrollment Plummeting at These Law Schools

Originally posted on Finding My College:
I’ve written about the hard times law schools are going through. Applications are dropping like a rock and for good reason: law schools are overpriced and job prospects for newly minted lawyers are bleak. Here are 18 law schools that have experienced enrollment declines of more than 30% since…

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LAW GRADUATE OVERPRODUCTION | The Law School Tuition Bubble

I first learned of the blog The Law School Tuition Bubble via George Cornelius, who recently┬áreblogged this latest analysis of law school graduate overproduction by region following statistics provided by the American Bar Association. The two worst states are Mississippi and Michigan, which produce about ten and about six and a half graduates per jobContinue reading “LAW GRADUATE OVERPRODUCTION | The Law School Tuition Bubble”

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Law School Isn’t the Slam Dunk It Used To Be

Originally posted on Finding My College:
The above graph, which should be of interest to any student who is considering a career in law, was published by Bloomberg as part of this article┬áin Business Week about the demise of Howrey, a formerly renowned though subsequently bankrupt D.C. law firm. (In the way of full disclosure,…

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Graduation Time = Advising Time

As we near the end of the academic year, I’ve been mulling over what college graduates should be thinking about as they consider their future plans. If you’re about to graduate with a four-year degree and your plans include graduate school, here are a few things you should consider. First, a Master’s degree is alwaysContinue reading “Graduation Time = Advising Time”

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