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January 27, 2016

Regarding The Admissions “Crisis” At Top Law Schools

Yesterday, Bloomberg Big Law Business posted an article noting the downward spiral in applications to even the top law schools.  For BIBL readers, a couple of interesting takeaways: First, for my prelaw readers, especially those who are studying for the LSAT or who have taken the LSAT and achieved a desirably high score on the test, ie: “165 and above” according to the article, you should feel pretty good about these developments. Looks like you may have a better shot now at getting into these top law schools, even though they are “slashing class sizes”: “As applications have dwindled, some…
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Law School Rankings
July 22, 2015

A Hiring Ban Based on Law School is a Bad Idea

I have mixed feelings about this piece in the Huffington Post titled “Why We Do Not Hire Law School Graduates from the Ivy League Schools.”  On the one hand, I am thrilled that the author, Adam Leitman Bailey, argues that students at the top of their class at lower ranked schools possess a unique kind of “grit” that should be valued by law firms.  I believe this with all my heart-- it's the reason I started this blog and why I speak at law schools and provide advice one on one to law students (for free).  I hate that BigLaw…
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Law School Rankings
October 11, 2014

‘Tis the Season for Law School Rankings

I agree with the comments from Above The Law.  These 2015 rankings have little connection to the real world of post-graduation law practice, but it is always interesting to see how law students (and the test prep industry) rank schools and student experiences while attending law school. Read the full post from ATL here. Gain access to the Princeton Review 2015 rankings here.  (Note registration is free but required.)  
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