« on: October 14, 2004, 04:16:56 PM »
almost all law schools are getting to be like that. when you figure lsac administered almost 150,000 lsats last year, and the median is a 150, there are 75,000 people above the median. with the bell curve, that means there's problaby at least 50,000 people who scored over 155 or 156. Then you factor in there are only about 180 schools, and the average school has about 200 seats...that's 36,000 total spots. Finally, even if the only people that apply to law school are those over 156 and they each only apply to an average of only three schools that's 150,000 applications or about four times as many apps as available seats...and that's a conservative assumption. It sure doesn't leave many slots open in the top two tiers with scores under 157 or so.