Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Law Grads Want Stricter Admissions Standards

From PreLaw:

Nearly two-thirds of recent law school graduates believe that law schools should raise their admissions standards.

But, some of these grads may very well have been admitted under the academic standards they want tightened.

This surprising statistic comes from a recent survey conducted by Kaplan Bar Review. The survey also indicated that law school graduates feel underwater in debt and are split on the merits of online learning.

Over the past several years, law schools experienced saw smaller applicant pools and falling enrollment. To fill classroom seats, many law schools admitted students with lower LSAT scores and GPAs. Lowering academic standards generally raised overall enrollment rates, bar passage rates also declined.

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