How to Judge a Law School’s Reputation?

Today, the Chronicle of Higher Ed posted an article which points out one of the flaws with the US News Law School Rankings. Today’s reason for taking the rankings with a grain of salt is that the people who are voting on reputation don’t know anything about the law schools they are ranking (except how

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What’s Important in Choosing a Law School?

Please check out another great posting on the Location vs. Rankings topic http://www.lukegilman.com/blawg/2007/08/02/how-to-choose-a-law-school-2/ And another great resource http://nancyrapoport.blogspot.com/search/label/rankings Thanks to everyone who is speaking out on this to educate applicants about what’s important to consider in the law school selection process. Ann LevineAnn Levine is the author of the best selling law school admission guide

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Law School Location is Most Important

I just had the pleasure of finding another blogger who agrees about the importance of location in picking a law school: http://rubyredslipper.blogspot.com/2007/07/tips-on-choosing-law-school-1-location.htmlI love her comments about the unimportance of rankings in making this decision. It’s so important to get the word out that people feel this way and I hope you’ll send lots of people

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How NOT to pick a law school

If you’ve been reading my blog and/or participating in my recent webinars, you know how I feel about U.S. News and World Report’s ranking system and the extent to which it should be taken into account when picking a law school. You also know that the most important thing in choosing a law school is

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How Many Law Schools Should You Apply To?

I saw one of my competitors today give the very helpful advice that you should apply to anywhere between 1-27 law schools. Helpful, right?They were right about one thing – location comes first. (See my previous postings about why this is true).The answer to this question really depends on your professional goals, potential weaknesses in

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