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Percentage of Students Make it to Law Review

Percentage of Students Make it to Law Review
« on: December 10, 2004, 09:06:01 AM »
How many percent of law students make to to law review.. I thoguht it was 5% or so.. but..based on my counting, almost 20% of Univeristy of Arkansas students made it to Law Review. 

Re: Percentage of Students Make it to Law Review
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2004, 04:29:41 PM »
I would imagine these numbers are radically different for each school, depending on class size and how prestigous their law review is.  It very well could be 5% at Penn and 20% at Arkansas.

Re: Percentage of Students Make it to Law Review
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2004, 05:51:20 PM »
Check the school's handbook. Where I go, top 7.5% grade on to LR, but there's also a write on option.

Re: Percentage of Students Make it to Law Review
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2004, 06:32:51 PM »
Burgh is right. I have checked into it for every school to which I applied, and it differs for every single one.

Re: Percentage of Students Make it to Law Review
« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2005, 06:13:48 PM »
10% of students make it to law review at Arkansas.  That comes out to be about 15 or so people.

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Re: Percentage of Students Make it to Law Review
« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2005, 06:15:36 PM »
I would imagine these numbers are radically different for each school, depending on class size and how prestigous their law review is.  It very well could be 5% at Penn and 20% at Arkansas.

how does prestige make a difference?

Re: Percentage of Students Make it to Law Review
« Reply #6 on: January 19, 2005, 06:54:55 PM »
top 10% at albany also. for my class, this amounts to 24 students. i have a friend ranked 27th. tough break.