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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

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.

Selecting Your Law School Classes

A checklist of things to look for in selecting classes

Today's Must Reads
Daily Motions

Today's Must Reads

1

Harvard Expands Junior Deferral Nationwide

Program was open only to Harvard College applicants

2

Whittier Law School To Permanently Close

Decision to shutter comes as apps, bar passage fall

3

Law School Alums Want Tougher Admission

2/3 in survey say raise academic standards

4

Harvard To Accept GRE; Others To Follow?

Move intended to increase diversity of applicants

5

Pre-Law Students More Politically Inclined

53% interested in running for office; was 38% in '12

Back of the EnvelopeMost 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
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