Regarding Category: Law
Law School: Buy low and sell high? When others are running to other careers, law school admissions are at some of the lowest in years. I think this slowdown will create a need for qualified lawyers in the future. If you have a passion for law, now is a great time to progress towards a career in law. What do you think?
- A Steep Slide in Law School Enrollment Accelerates
- The 37,924 full- and part-time students who started classes this fall represent a 30 percent decline from just four years ago, when enrollment peaked at 52,488.
- Kofi Kankam expert It still seems crowded at the top programs. This may be the best thing to happen to law schools in years as necessity is the mother of invention.
- Christina Taber-Kewene expert The market for lawyers has contracted considerably over the last six years, and this has necessitated the consequent slowdown in law school applicants. The question is, how will the bottom of the market of law schools respond? Some schools have decreased class sizes, others have lowered admissions standards. Top law schools, in my view, continue to be just as competitive as always.