Monday, April 27, 2015

Wall Street Journal: "Law School Applicant Pool Still Shrinking"

The Wall Street Journal Law Blog reports on the latest applicant numbers released by the LSAC. The silver lining is that applicants have perhaps the best opportunity ever to get into schools on their wish lists and there should also be much competition for jobs once they graduate. 

Law School Applicant Pool Still Shrinking 

The dramatic drop in law school applicants — a 40% decline between 2005 and 2014 — has many wondering when demand for a law degree will finally rebound. 

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As of April 17, 47,172 people have applied to go to an accredited U.S. law school this fall, according to LSAC, which administers the LSAT entrance exam. That’s a 2.6% fall-off compared to a year ago. Applications are down 4.7% from 2014. 

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