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New 2019 USNews Law School Rankings

The ever-influential US News and World Report’s ranking of top US law schools are out! Here is a full list of the 2019 rankings compared to the 2018 rankings: Law School 2019 +/- 2018 Yale University 1 – 1 Stanford University 2 – 2 Harvard University 3 – 3 University…

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Which Law Schools Are Pass/Fail?

If you are looking for a law school where you won’t have to live and die by the curve, you better plan on crushing the LSAT — the vast majority of law schools grade on a harsh curve, and only a handful of elite schools at the very top of…

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Finally, Law Students Start Demanding A Price Cut

Prairie populism is apparently alive and well, but now it’s law students, not farmers, throwing their collective weight against the entrenched élite. The Iowa student bar association is supporting a proposal to lower out-of-state tuition at Iowa’s only public law school, The University of Iowa College Of Law, by nearly $8,000.…

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Ranking The Law School Rankings 2013

Ranking law schools is a big deal. It’s no secret that the legal world is prestige obsessed. Everything is ranked and ranking is everything. So how about the rankers themselves? One of Manhattan LSAT Prep’s bloggers, Mary Adkins, got the idea to rank the law school rankings. It’s a good…

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Getting Into Law school With A Low GPA

I wish someone would tell students when they first get to college how important it is to get a a good GPA if they are considering law school as a future option. Alas, they do not. So how important is GPA? Very. GPA taken alone probably accounts for about a…