Tag Archives: law school rankings

Law School Decision Flowchart

Created by attorney Samuel Browning, based on Paul Campos’s book Don’t Go to Law School (Unless) (Amazon), and published initially on Matt Leichter’s Law School Tuition Bubble blog–this flowchart is the best one-stop presentation I’ve seen on the topic. It is must reading for every student considering whether … Continue reading

Share
Posted in law school | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Blind Certainty

Yeah, I know. I haven’t posted in weeks. The posting pump was primed, finally, by echoes of prior AFC  posts found in an Above the Law article: If Law Graduates Had to Do It All Over Again, They Wouldn’t Be … Continue reading

Share
Posted in law school | Tagged | 2 Comments

Parsing LSAT Stats

The latest indignity for those thinking of becoming lawyers: Are Smartest People Avoiding Law School? Stats Show Bigger Drop in High LSAT Applicants. Are the wrong people losing interest in law school? That’s the question posed by the Atlantic, which notes … Continue reading

Share
Posted in law school, legal profession | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Risk of Merit Scholarships

Law Students Lose the Grant Game as Schools Win is required reading for any prospective law student who is weighing whether to accept a merit scholarship.  Most merit scholarships come with minimum GPA requirements.  If the recipient’s first- or second-year … Continue reading

Share
Posted in law school | Tagged , | 4 Comments

ABA Warns of Law School Economics

Getting Schooled in Law Loans begins with these two sentences: The American Bar Association has officially issued a warning on its website. The ABA is now making the case to persuade college students not to go to law school. The … Continue reading

Share
Posted in law school, legal profession | Tagged | Leave a comment

Must-Reads for Prospective Law Students

Everyone interested in talking with me about attending law school should read this New York Times article–in addition to all of my posts about law school and legal careers:  Is Law School a Losing Game? It states [A] generation of … Continue reading

Share
Posted in law school, legal profession | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Screw the Rankings

Anyone who has read my blog posts or asked my advice about law school has heard my pitch:  it’s better for one’s prospects to get high grades than to go to a high-ranked school.  A recent study shows I didn’t … Continue reading

Share
Posted in law school | Tagged , | Leave a comment