Getting Into Law School

What you Need to Know About the LSAT

What you Need to Know About the LSAT

If you're considering attending law school, chances are you will have to take the LSAT for admission. The LSAT is offered four times a year in February, June, September, and December all around the United States and around the world. The actual dates vary by year as...

New Entrance Statistics for Incoming Law Students

This year the American Bar Association released the results of their 509 Reporting Requirement on all ABA accredited law schools covering students who were part of the 2015 entering class. For the first time in several years, Law schools actually saw a rise to their...

How have law school applications changed in the last 5-years?

How have law school applications changed in the last 5-years?

In the last 5 years there has been a significant decline in the number of applications that law schools have received, this trend has not hit upper tier schools as much. With the decline in applications, individual students are given greater leverage in obtaining...

What is the Best Law School to go to for Big Law?

What is the Best Law School to go to for Big Law?

A couple of weeks ago, the American Bar Association released the results of the 2014 Employment Summary. One thing many of us went to law school for, was the hopes of landing a job at a top-tier law firm. The American Bar Association breaks down law firms into tiered...

American Bar Association Releases Employment Statistics

American Bar Association Releases Employment Statistics

The American Bar Association just released their results of the 2015 ABA Employment Survey. This survey is done once a year for accreditation purposes. It includes: Students who graduated from law school between September 1, 2013 and August 31, 2014 Employed vs....

BarExamStat’s: Scholarship & Grant Tracker

BarExamStat’s: Scholarship & Grant Tracker

The Scholarship and Grant tracker monitor how schools have changed their scholarships, rates, and loss ratios over the last few years. Scholarship Benchmark Tool This scholarship benchmark compares the total number of students to the total number of those receiving...

ABA Tuition Tracker

ABA Tuition Tracker

The ABA Tuition Tracker measures how law school tuition has risen over the last four years using data obtained from the 509 ABA Standard Disclosure Reports. View these reports here. Click a school from the drop-down menu below to see how each school has risen their...

The Effect of the Uniform Bar Exam on the New York Job Market

Increased Competition Amongst First Year Associates In 2013, ABA reported 1.29 million active  attorneys, 166,317 of which reside in New York.  Adopting the UBE would likely increase competition for the first-year associate positions due to the increased pass rate....

Should New York Adopt the Uniform Bar Exam?

Should New York Adopt the Uniform Bar Exam?

New York is evaluating whether the state should adopt the Uniform Bar Exam, and back in November extended the commentary period through March 1, 2015. Now, with the comment period and final public hearing ending in just a few short weeks, should New York adopt this...

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