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MLHOWE

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Appalachian law school
« on: May 24, 2011, 01:45:53 PM »
Does anyone have information about Appalachian law school? Good or bad?

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Re: Appalachian law school
« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2011, 02:28:55 PM »
Sorry, I have no information on the school.  Is it ABA accredited?

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Re: Appalachian law school
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2011, 04:36:39 PM »
Yes it is accredited and it is in West Virginia

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Re: Appalachian law school
« Reply #3 on: May 28, 2011, 04:41:12 PM »
TLS has a short profile:

http://www.top-law-schools.com/appalachian-school-of-law.html

It appears that not many people reported their incomes coming out of the 2009 class...

http://www.lawschooltransparency.com/clearinghouse/?school=appalachian&show=flow

Also, I believe that it is in Virginia, not West Virginia.

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Re: Appalachian law school
« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2011, 07:56:20 PM »
Its accredited and in VA.  It is in the middle of nowhere and has horrible (< 50%) 9 month post graduation employment stats.  The small town it is in started the school as an economic boost to the area rather than any need for lawyers in the area, which is weird  for a 4th tier school.  It may be the only 4th tier school that has no regional base what so ever.  You also can't transfer out because they don't give grades the first year.
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Re: Appalachian law school
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2011, 09:30:06 AM »
haus,

Law School Transparency is a great and useful site I was unaware of before.  Thanks for linking it.

I knew Appalachian had bad numbers, but are they really that bad, holy crap?  A former student sued Thomas Jefferson and Appalachian hasn't been sued yet?  With numbers like that I'm sure a suit is somewhere in the near future.
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