Less people are applying to law schools. There have been 12.2 percent fewer applications submitted this year than last, as of Jan 14. Probably another sign of recovery, that people aren't wanting so much to ride out the recession in grad school, but also a sign of growing disenchantment with law school as a path to riches, says Catherine Rampell of the NYT's Economix blog.
[NYT Economix Blog]
Every year during the week before Thanksgiving week, we take the time to recognize our public school communities by celebrating American Education Week. Now, this week isn’t just about teachers and students, it’s also about some of the unsung heroes of our education system, including administrative staff, janitors, cafeteria workers, and even our school bus drivers.
With Halloween out of the way, it’s almost time to jump directly into The Holiday Season: Part I, or as some like to call it, Thanksgiving. If you’re a college student, you’re about to get a nice break in the action where you can visit friends and family, get some much-needed rest, and maybe even score some free food (more on that later).
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Going to law school isn’t—or at least shouldn’t be—something you decide to do suddenly or aimlessly. Such a commitment of time, money, and effort should be taken on only after much deliberation and preparation, especially since your career and your future are at issue.
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