Gene pool: Law schools’ is getting weaker …

According to the National Law Journal:


And, that’s only part of the story …

Applications are down almost 40%, but admittances are only down about half that amount.

In other words, the acceptance rate has increased from about 50% to about 80%.



The drop in selectivity wouldn’t be that bad if the weaker applicants were the ones who stopped applying.

But, that doesn’t seem to be the case …

The biggest percentage declines are among the highest LSAT groups.

In marketing jargon, that’s called downmixing.

Uh oh.


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