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US News ranks law school 'yield rates'

Mar 22, 2013 As law school applications decline and schools struggle to stock their programs with bright students, many schools are working hard to protect their ‘yield rate’ which is the proportion of admitted students who…

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George Washington University distorts intake stats

Nov 13, 2012 Scandal has hit George Washington University with the revelation that GW college has been inflating the grades of its incoming class when they reported statistics to U.S. News. GW reported that 78 percent of its 2011…

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Law deans respond to US News Law School Rankings

Mar 15, 2012 Above the Law points out, in this article, that the recently released US News Law School Rankings tend to cause considerable discomfort to the deans of any law school that has slipped in the rankings, because of a well…

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ABA to investigate U.S. News' ranking methods

Feb 16, 2010 U.S. News & World Report's decision to start ranking law firms has prompted the American Bar Association to investigate the magazine's methods. The ABA House of Delegates approved a resolution to "examine efforts to…

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