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Friday, April 6, 2012

Law School Applicants Are Down 15.6%

LSAC, ABA Fall 2012 Applicant and Application Counts (Through March 30, 2012):

Region

Applicants

Applications

No.

% Change    

No.

% Change    

Far West 7,940         
-15.9% 65,203       
-13.2%
Great Lakes 7,863 -16.5% 67,458 -14.0%
Midsouth 7,439 -17.1% 82,283 -13.6%
Midwest 2,099 -20.4% 12,363 -14.5%
Mountain West 3,311 -13.2% 13,911 -10.4%
New England 2,917 -19.0% 36,387 -12.1%
Northeast 9,769 -16.4% 77,009 -17.3%
Northwest 1,752 -13.9% 10,628 -13.2%
South Central 6,322 -9.4% 30,371 -11.8%
Southeast 8,617 -10.1% 45,351 -9.5%
Total 60,693 -15.6% 440,964 -13.6%

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Oh no! Only 60,000 applicants for 45,000 seats for 25,000 jobs for <<< 25,000 financially self-sufficient jobs! The horror!

Posted by: Long-Term Unemployed Attorney | Apr 6, 2012 10:21:14 PM