01 February 2013

Law School Applications Drop in U.S.

The Atlantic has a fascinating piece on how law school applications in the United States have dropped to a thirty-year low. A few bullet points from the article:
  • applications have dropped 38% from where they were in 2010.
  • the average public law school graduate left school with over $75,000 in debt from tuition costs.
  • the law profession is bloated and there are no jobs to be had.
Those interested in getting an idea of what American law students face upon completion of their studies should give this article a glance.