Don't Baby Law School Applicants

If you want to take on tens of thousands in debt, that should be your choice.

You get a diploma, and you get a diploma, and you get ...

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Should law schools admit students who are statistically uncertain to pass the bar on the basis of their standardized test scores? A growing conventional wisdom says no. The worry is that such students will build up large amounts of debt that they won't be able to pay back if they don't become lawyers.

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