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Law School 101: The Numbers You Need To Get Accepted

These are the numbers to hit to be admitted into each of the top 100 law schools

Sticker Shock

The Worst Law Schools for Student Debt

Columbia and NYU top student debt list. Arizona, Iowa among the biggest bargains.

Yale Law Cover

Yale (Again) Tops 2016 U.S. News Law Rankings

Duke and California-Irvine are big winners as Wake Forest tumbles

Matches

The 25 Most Influential People in Legal Education

Indiana prof tops the latest National Jurist ranking

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Stanford Tops Tipping the Scales’ 2015 Ranking

Yale Law closes the gap as the University of Chicago jumps 6 spots

Real Deal MBA

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Have A Law School Admissions Question? Ask Shawn, Our Resident Expert

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1:59 pm, May, 20, 2013

Welcome Shawn O'Connor of Stratus Prep who has agreed to help anxious law school applicants with difficult admissions questions. No question is out of bounds. Just fire away.

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Welcome To TippingTheScales.com

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2:27 pm, May, 20, 2013

Our goal and mission with TippingTheScales.com is to make it THE must-read destination for the best law school applicants to the world's top law schools

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Selecting Your Law School Classes

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10:35 pm, July, 28, 2014

A checklist of things to look for in selecting classes

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A Breed Of Their Own: Law School Classmates

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4:44 am, December, 05, 2013

Getting a law degree in an oversaturated market makes people do crazy shit

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Entrepreneurs: The Judicial System Needs You

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7:29 pm, October, 16, 2013

What's it like to be a grand juror in Massachusetts

Winners & Losers in U.S. News’ Ranking

Tennessee and Penn State go in different directions

Survey: Law Students To Foot Tuition Bills

Majority expecting merit-based scholarships

The U.S. News Rankings Aftermath

Plus how law schools can avoid 'death spiral'

Hiring Increasing for Entry Level Law

Summer associates big winners in NALP data

Practice Ready? Students & Lawyers Disagree

Plus why employers should ignore rankings

Back of the Envelope

Most Selective

SchoolSelectivityEnrolled
Yale8.3%615
Stanford9.7%575
Berkeley11.6%856
Virginia15.2%1,078
UPenn15.5%776
Harvard16.1%1,727
Columbia18.4%1,290
Duke19.1%660
Chicago20.1%610
UC-Irvine21.0%297
Baylor21.2%401
Richmond21.4%460

Most Selective Law Schools

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