law school

Law School Admissions Trends

Law school admissions has had an eventful two decades. Law schools saw a steady increase in their enrollment from 1999 through 2010, with a spike in 2008 and 2009, as an unfavorable job market made the prospect of graduate school more appealing.  In the following years, however, as the impact ...

Law School Trends

In recent years, law schools have changed in numerous ways, largely as result of economic and employment trends. During the recession, the job market for new lawyers was bleak, discouraging students from pursuing law. Today, however, these developments may be reversing. It is interesting to reflect on the recent trends ...

Law School Specializations

Law schools, like colleges, vary in their educational philosophies. On one end of the spectrum are schools that believe that legal education should be broad and not specialized. For example, University of Chicago states that its well-rounded curriculum prepares students for any path by exploring a wide range of subjects. ...

Changes to New York and California Bar Exams

New York and California are well-known for their rigorous bar exams, and these exams are set to change during July 2016 in New York and July 2017 in California. In the U.S., states have the freedom to develop their own licensing exam for the practice of law, a standard that ...

Job Prospects for Law School Grads

Students decide to attend law school because: A)  The LSAT entrance test is more fun than a video game B)  Law school itself consists mostly of parties with few academic demands C)  They want to become lawyers Yes, our research conclusively supports Option C! So, how is the job market ...

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