23 Feb 2024

2023-2024 Law School Admissions Cycle Update + Predictions for Waitlist Season

It’s late February, which means that the earliest application deadlines have passed, we’re in the thick of decision-rendering season, and waitlists are starting to come fast and heavy. As such, it’s a good time for a general data update and some predictions on what’s yet to come this cycle.

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15 Dec 2023

Predicted 2024 U.S. News Law School Rankings

With today’s release of the new ABA-required 509 disclosures, we now have all law schools’ fall 2023 medians and class sizes, plus we have the ability to more accurately predict next year’s upcoming U.S. News law school rankings.

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27 Nov 2023

2023-2024 Law School Application Cycle Data Update

As of November 26, 2023, we are about a third of the way through the 2023-2024 application cycle as measured by previous cycle applicant timing, so it's a good time for an update on where things stand.

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03 Feb 2023

Podcast: How to Crush the Second Half of the Law School Admissions Cycle

In this episode, Mike gives an update on 2022-2023 applicant data and discusses admissions strategies for the second half of the application cycle: waitlists and letters of continued interest, tips for asking for scholarship reconsideration, and handling the waiting/anxiety.

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03 Jan 2023

Podcast: Will Medians Stay As High This Law School Admissions Cycle?

In this episode, Mike gives his thoughts on whether law schools will be able to maintain their historically high LSAT/GPA medians after the 2022-2023 admissions cycle.

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19 Dec 2022

New Law School Data as of December 2022 ABA 509 Disclosures

The ABA just released law schools' required 509 disclosure documents for 2022, which means that we now have the complete, final, official admissions data from the 2021-2022 admissions cycle.

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10 Nov 2022

2022-2023 Application Cycle Update as of November 10th

We're a couple months into the application cycle and by this point we likely have around 25% of final applicant volume. To date there is an 8.5% decline in applicants compared to 2021-2022, and a 6.2% decline in applicants compared to 2020-2021. So we are down notably from the past two cycles, be we're still up quite a bit compared to the pre-COVID years. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- LSAT Applicant Volume The ABA may be considering [https:/

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24 Oct 2022

Law School Application Volume Data Report (Oct. 24, 2022)

As of this time last cycle, 19% of applications had been submitted. Applicants are down 10.9% from last year, and applications are down 13.9%.

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17 Oct 2022

Law School Application Volume Data Report (Oct. 17, 2022)

As of October 16, 2022, current-cycle law school applicants are down 11.7% relative to the number of applicants who had applied by this date last cycle. The number of applications is down 16.2% vs. last year.

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10 Oct 2022

Law School Application Volume Data Report (Oct. 10, 2022)

As of October 10, 2022, both law school applicant and application numbers are down significantly, though there's a big asterisk to these numbers.

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