Number of Registrants 1226 1168 1249 1142
Number of Participating Law Schools 140 132 137 141
Summary of Registrants
Gender

Male

45.9% 42.7% 42.7% 40.0%

Female

54.1% 57.3% 57.3% 57.1%
Age

23 or Less

49.4% 51.9% 55.1% 49.6%

24-40

41.8% 43.1% 38.0% 42.6%

Over 40 Years

8.8% 5.0% 7.0% 7.8%
Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander

5.7% 5.2% 6.1% 6.7%

Black/African American

27.5% 23.7% 25.9% 20.1%

Caucasian/White

51.6% 49.2% 45.9% 46.5%

Chicano/Mexican American

5.4% 7.1% 7.9% 6.4%

Hispanic

7.0% 9.6% 9.7% 15.6%

Native American

.8% 1.7% 1.2% 1.1%

Puerto Rican

.1% ..6% .5% .6%

Canadian Aboriginal

-

.1% .0% 0%

Other

1.9% 2.9% 2.8% 3.0%

Total Minority Attendance

48.4% 50.8% 54.1% 53.5%
Student Status
Full-time Student 52.2% 47.9% 55.4% 56.0%
Part-time Student 5.3% 6.9% 4.6% 6.4%
Undergraduate Student: Senior 31.3% 23.6% - -
Undergraduate Student: Junior 8.7% 9.8% - -
High School Student .8% .3% - -
Non-student 42.5% 45.2% 40.0% 37.5%
Employment
Full-time 51.3% 54.4% 45.1% 46.3%
Part-time 27.3% 25.8% 32.7% 30.5%
Summers Only 6.2% 5.1% 4.4% 5.6%
Not Employed 15.2% 14.7% 17.8% 17.6%
State of Permanent Residence
Texas 75.4% 68.8% 77.8% 79.6%
Louisiana 3.5% 4.2% 6.2% 5.6%
Oklahoma 2.3% 3.4% 2.9% 3.7%
Mississippi 2.0%

.2%

2.4% .5%
Arkansas 1.4% .9% .7% .6%
Considering a Career Change
Yes 43.2% 43.5% - -
No 24.6% 22.9% - -
Question Not Applicable 32.1% 33.6% - -
Information Source
Law Services Info. Book 35.7% 28.7% 27.0% 10.2%
City Newspapers 10.1% 5.7% 5.9% 3.8%
Advisor 14.3% 11.2% 13.5% 16.5%
Flier 10.4% 9.6% 7.8% 3.9%
Friend or Family Member 10.0% 8.7% 9.0% 10.5%
College Newspaper

2.0%

.7% 1.4% .5%
Prelaw Club 9.0% 3.8% 12.7% 13.9%
Radio Station 7.3% .5% 1.0% 1.8%
World Wide Web 6.3% 28.6% 33.5% 46.4%

If Information Source is World Wide Web, What Was the Source?

LSAC Website - - 93.8% 92.8%
Law School Site - - 4.4% 8.9%
Internet Search Engine - - 2.2% 2.0%
Website Banner Advertisement - - .0% .4%
Other Website - - 2.4% .7%

Distance Traveled

0-20 Miles 37.0% 36.2% 16.8% 18.8%
21-50 Miles 17.9% 18.0% 25.8% 23.5%
51-100 Miles 9.0% 7.8% 11.7% 8.6%
More Than 100 Miles 36.1% 38.1% 45.7% 49.1%

Questionnaire Results (12.3% return currently)

Time Spent at Forum

Less Than One Hour 13.3% 10.0% 6.5% 5.0%
1-2 Hours 44.1% 45.8% 37.8% 34.5%
2-3 Hours 17.7% 21.0% 21.3% 21.6%
3 or More Hours 24.9% 23.2% 34.4% 38.8%

Number of Tables Visited

None .2% .5% .0% .7%
1-5 18.9% 28.6% 14.1% 12.1%
6-10 41.9% 37.5% 38.1% 26.4%
11-15 27.1% 22.3% 30.6% 33.6%
16 or More 11.9% 11.1% 17.2% 27.1%

Describe Forum

Very Informative 47.2% 43.6% 48.3% 39.4%
Informative 48.9% 52.7% 49.7% 58.4%
Not Very Informative 3.4% 3.7% 2.1% 2.2%

Information Received From Law Schools

Very Informative 40.0% 35.1% 38.3% 31.2%
Informative 54.5% 58.0% 57.9% 65.2%
Not Very Informative 5.1% 5.7% 3.4% 3.6%

Considering Schools Not Previously Considered as a Result of the Forum

Yes 75.5% 74.6% 80.7% 82.8%
No 24.5% 25.4% 19.3% 17.2%

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