Applicants are obsessive about rankings, which makes it laborious for legislation faculties not to reply to that.
— Admissions marketing consultant Anna Ivey, a former admissions dean on the University of Chicago Law School, in feedback given to Reuters on why potential and present legislation college students might to proceed to depend on the U.S. News legislation college rankings, even supposing many elite legislation faculties have determined to choose out of taking part, in a transfer led by Yale Law School. This is unlikely to sway pre-law college students, nevertheless, as a result of as Ivey famous, “[a]pplicants don’t look into how the sausage gets made.”
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