Law School

Are Law Schools Really Lowering their Admission Standards?

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Yes, they are, and it is directly affecting bar pass rates in most of the states. The result is that currently, enrolled students should seriously consider remedial coursework while in law school, and graduates should enroll in a bar preparation review course aimed at getting today’s student prepared for the bar exam.

As law schools across the country try to keep their classrooms full, many are admitting students with lesser qualifications, including those with a lower admissions test score - considered an important predictor of whether a graduate will earn the credentials to practice law.

The Side Bar Story: A New Way to Pass the Bar Exam and Law School

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My name is William Hansult. I founded the Side Bar program, with my partner, because after years of experience, I learned two things; first, I knew there was a much better way to structure and deliver a legal education geared at allowing the students to actually learn more efficiently and easily without all of the “hazing.” And second, I learned that the “establishment” did not want me to have the ability to bring this new and innovative program to you.

The Tough Reality of Law School Drop Out and Bar Exam Pass Rates

My story is not unlike many others in that my parents instilled in me that an advanced education would be a path to the future. Although, while growing up, my Mom would often say to me that I would make a good lawyer, I ended up taking a different path and went to business school and eventually went on to get an MBA.

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