Columbia Law expands public interest programs

3 December 2018

NATIONAL JURIST — Columbia Law School is investing $4.5 million over the next three years to improve its public interest programming and accessibility.

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A look at the Beyond the Bachelor’s study from AALS, LSAC and Gallup

29 October 2018

THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION — Undergraduates aren’t sure about postgraduate study. These factors encourage them to apply.

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Before the JD: Law students in North Carolina see legal career as a way to give back

29 October 2018

LEGALNEWS — For today’s generation of aspiring law students, a career in the law is less about making a buck, and more about making an impact, a new study suggests.

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AALS/LSAC study: Parental education is a major factor in considering an advanced degree

29 October 2018

DIVERSE ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION — Parental education is a major factor in undergraduate student’s decision to pursue an advanced degree, and it may be an impediment to Black, Hispanic and first-generation populations, according to a study by Gallup, the Association of American Law Schools and Law School Admission Council.

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A look at Before the JD and the national increase in law school applications

24 September 2018

BLOOMBERG LAW — When students began flocking back to law school after enrollment dropped precipitously starting in 2010, no one could explain why it regained its allure. So the Association of American Law Schools asked nearly 25,000 undergraduates and first-year law students about their reasons.

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College students have public-spirited motivations for considering law school

24 September 2018

INSIDE HIGHER ED — Undergraduates considering a law degree are motivated by a desire to contribute to the public good, but high costs and work-life balance concerns deter some of them, according to a study from AALS and Gallup.

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AALS/Gallup survey: Half of law students considered law school before reaching college

24 September 2018

INDIANA LAWYER — A landmark study of undergraduate students considering law school finds public service factors are key motivators, far ahead of the ability to qualify for a high-paying job or the prestige of the profession.

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AALS and other higher education organizations file amicus briefs in Harvard University admissions lawsuit

4 September 2018

JACKSON FREE PRESS — Groups exemplifying a diverse array of voices have supported Harvard University with friend-of-court briefs, including AALS.

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John Marshall Law’s chief diversity officer appointed to executive committee of the AALS Section on Student Services

26 February 2018

JOHN MARSHALL LAW SCHOOL – Troy Riddle, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion and Chief Diversity Officer, has been appointed to the executive committee of the Section on Student Services.

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