May 2, 2011
Merit Scholarships, Grading Curves & US News as Law School Bait and SwitchFollowing up on yesterday's post, NY Times: Law Schools Award Merit Scholarships to Recruit Students (and Goose U.S. News Ranking), And Then Take Them Away With Rigid Grading Curves:
- ABA Journal, Bait and Switch? Law Schools Gain in US News with Merit Scholarships Conditioned on High Grades
- Above the Law, Are Law School ‘Merit Scholarships’ A Big Racket?
- CBS MoneyWatch, Beware: Law School Rip-Offs
- Chronicle of Higher Education, Law Schools’ Merit Scholarships May Help Schools More Than Students
- Dorf on Law (Mike Dorf), Rankings, Tuition and the Antitrust Exemption
- Dorf on Law (Lisa McElroy), What Can Law Schools Learn From Student Anger Over Claims of "Bait and Switch"?
- Faculty Lounge (Al Brophy), Student Merit Scholarships
- Faculty Lounge (Dan Filler), Blogging On Law School Financial Aid & The New York Times
- Gawker, Law School Even More of a Ripoff Than Previously Thought
- Inside Higher Ed, Law School Bait and Switch
- Law School Transparency, Proposing a New Standard to Require Scholarship Retention Information
- Legal Profession Blog (Jeff Lipshaw), The Irony of Requiring Meritorious Performance to Maintain a Law School Merit Scholarship
- National Law Journal, Law Schools May be Forced to Disclose Scholarship Retention Rates
- Nuts & Boalts, Law Students Do NOT Lose the Grant Game as Schools Win
- Volokh Conspiracy (Kenneth Anderson), Law School Merit Scholarships
- Volokh Conspiracy (Kenneth Anderson), What Is Section Stacking? Urban Myth, Apparently
- Volokh Conspiracy (David Bernstein), More on Law School Scholarships
- Volokh Conspiracy (Orin Kerr), The Need for A Standardized Law School Grading Curve
- Volokh Conspiracy (Eugene Volokh), Grading on a Curve
- WSJ Law Blog, Are Law Schools Deceiving Students by Offering Merit Scholarships?
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