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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 ...

Is Law School as Desirable as It Once Was?

Although the practice of law continues to be appealing, changing circumstances present new obstacles to pursuing a legal education.  The job market for graduating lawyers is sobering, as analyzed by the Wall Street Journal: “Nationwide, only 55% of the class of 2011 had full-time, long-terms jobs that required a law ...