Law-school applications fall amid lower job numbers, high debt

09/29/2011 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Applications to law schools dropped about 10% this fall, according to the Law School Admission Council, as the field sees a lack of available jobs and experts say students will have a harder time paying off debt. The percentage of law-school graduates with jobs hit a 15-year low recently with news that 87.6% of the class of 2010 was employed nine months after graduation, according to the National Association for Law Placement.

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