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Law Schools To U.S. News: Enough Already

A prominent dean says U.S. News' ranking is 'as timely as a note in the bottle and as readable as an Ouija Board'

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The Gatekeeper To The Duke University School of Law

Director of Admissions Mark Hill talks about academic diversity, personal statements, and why a GPA alone doesn't tell him much.

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Famous Law School Dropouts

From presidents to rock stars, these students threw in the towel on earning their J.D.

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Standalone Law Schools Aren’t All Doomed

'I have the same problem that Obama has with the economy, and that is no one knows how it could’ve been so much worse,' says Brooklyn Law Dean Nicholas Allard

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Taking The LSAT Cold: Our Intrepid Reporter Does It

With no prep at all and little advice, one of our reporters sits for the LSAT. What she discovered could help you do better on the test

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

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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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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

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Our weekly review of law school news.

12 Things No One Tells You About Law School

Our weekly summary of law school news.

Where To Earn The Most Money

Northeast tops list with $160K salaries

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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