Admission tests may become optional at law schools

Admissions tests, long an ominous and pressure-filled requirement for application to law school, may soon become entirely optional. A proposal working its way through the Chicago-based American Bar Association, which is the accrediting body for law schools, would eliminate the requirement of a...

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    Entering 1L J.D. Procedures. The College of Law seeks to admit and enroll students who, together, bring to the law school a varied set of backgrounds, interests, personal and professional experiences and perspectives, who also have a record of academic success and a competitive LSAT score.
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  • Optional | Definition of Optional by Merriam-Webster
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    12/7/2018 - 12:12 pm | View Website
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    For students who decide that Rensselaer is their first choice, applying Early Decision (ED) is a great option. Early Decision is binding - applicants who are admitted to Rensselaer under Early Decision must withdraw all applications to other colleges. Rensselaer offers two rounds of Early Decision applications, EDI and EDII.
    12/7/2018 - 8:01 am | View Website
  • The National Center for Fair & Open Testing | FairTest
    The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) works to end the misuses and flaws of standardized testing and to ensure that evaluation of students, teachers and schools is fair, open, valid and educationally beneficial.. Learn more about us and our mission.
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