There’s a lot going on at this time of year, and in today’s post I’d like to give you a heads-up on a few different issues:

Fewer LSAT Takers This Year

The good news: 10 percent fewer people took the LSAT this October than last October according to the Most Strongly Supported blog. However, MSS also reports that the October 2010 LSAT administration was still the second most popular LSAT administration in history.

Ranking is the #1 Consideration for Law School Applicants

In other news, Kaplan Test Prep reports that law school applicants still find a school’s U.S.News and World Report ranking to be the #1 factor in choosing a law school, even above affordability, geographic location, and job placement statistics. What??? With all of the information out there about the legal market (such as my previous article about knowing what you’re getting yourself into) how can this be true?

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