Number of Registrants 696 797

1062

1504 1095 787
Number of Participating Law Schools 126 120

102

116 123 125*
Summary of Registrants
Gender

Male

37.4% 44.1%

40.4%

43.6% 40.5% 40.6%

Female

62.6% 55.9%

59.6%

56.4% 59.5% 59.4%
Age

23 or Less

36.0% 44.7% 37.3% 38.6% 44.2% 40.3%

24-40

56.3% 50.3% 55.1% 56.8% 50.2% 54.3%

Over 40 Years

7.8% 5.0% 7.7% 4.6% 5.6% 5.6%
Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander

15.4% 18.1%

22.1%

24.6% 23.2% 22.0%

Black/African American

23.0% 16.3%

14.9%

9.8% 10.8% 11.5%

Caucasian/White

39.3% 45.3%

40.1%

45.7% 44.0% 41.7%

Chicano/Mexican American

7.6% 6.2%

5.9%

5.0% 4.9% 3.5%

Hispanic

5.8% 4.5%

7.5%

5.6% 8.0% 9.8%

Native American

2.0% 1.8%

1.4%

1.1% 1.1% 1.4%

Puerto Rican

1.4% .4%

.4%

.5% .7% .5%

Canadian Aboriginal

.0% .1%

.0%

.2% 0.0% .0%

Other

5.6% 7.3%

7.6%

7.5% 7.2% 9.5%

Total Minority Attendance

60.8% 54.7%

59.8%

54.3% 55.9% 58.3%
Student Status28.6%
Full-time Student 31.6% 31.8%

22.9%

28.0% 28.6% 29.4%
Part-time Student 7.8% 7.5%

5.6%

5.1% 5.3% 4.2%
Undergraduate Student: Senior 16.8% 19.3%

12.9%

- - -
Undergraduate Student: Junior 5.3% 5.8%

3.6%

- - -
High School Student .7% .1%

.1%

- - -
Non-student 60.6% 60.7%

71.5%

66.9% 66.1% 66.5%

Employment

Full-time 62.5% 61.6%

62.1%

56.9% 56.1% 57.5%
Part-time 25.2% 23.1%

20.8%

22.1% 24.5% 26.4%
Summers Only 2.1% 3.7%

1.8%

2.4% 3.0% 3.4%
Not Employed 10.2% 11.7%

15.3%

18.5% 16.5% 12.7%

State of Permanent Residence

California 76.4% 82.3% 84.0% 87.9% 89.3% 87.7%
Arizona .7% .5% .6% .3% .3% .5%
Oregon .6% .8% .8% .7% .2% .8%
Nevada .7% .6%

.8%

1.5% .5% 1.9%
Washington  1.3% .9%

.9%

.5% .7% .8%
Considering a Career Change
Yes 46.9% 46.1%

51.2%

- - -
No 23.5% 25.3%

21.0%

- - -
Question Not Applicable 29.5% 28.6%

27.8%

- - -
Information Source
Law Services Info. Book 38.8% 36.9%

28.2%

35.5% 16.3% 12.6%
City Newspaper 7.5% 3.3%

3.7%

1.7% 2.2% 2.9%
Advisor 3.6% 3.5%

2.4%

4.6% 4.7% 4.7%
Flier 10.8% 12.7%

8.9%

11.6% 5.2% 3.7%
Friend or Family Member 7.3% 8.8%

9.3%

9.7% 8.9% 11.2%
College Newspaper 1.0% .3% .8% .7% .6% .4%
Prelaw Club 2.0% 3.0%

.8%

2.1% 2.6% 2.4%
Radio Station 8.2% 4.3%

7.3%

3.3% 3.6% 3.7%
World Wide Web 11.8% 37.0%

45.7%

40.8% 60.5% 57.2%

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

LSAC Website - 93.0%

97.3%

93.6% 93.5% 92.6%
Law School Site - 4.4%

2.2%

4.1% 6.2% 10.9%
Internet Search Engine - 2.9%

1.3%

2.8% 2.6% 1.5%
Website Banner Advertisement - .3%

.4%

.7% 0.0% .4%
Other Website - 1.2%

.7%

1.9% 1.7% .9%

Distance Traveled

0-20 Miles 62.0% 56.2%

56.8%

57.4% 52.1% 50.6%
21-50 Miles 19.5% 24.2%

25.4%

21.1% 24.2% 27.2%
51-100 Miles 11.5% 10.8%

11.7%

12.5% 14.0% 11.0%
More Than 100 Miles 7.0% 8.9%

6.1%

9.0% 9.7% 11.2%

Questionnaire Results (10% return currently)

Time Spent at Forum

Less Than One Hour 16.0% 18.8%

19.0%

13.2% 8.0% 17.7%
1-2 Hours 54.7% 46.3%

39.2%

47.7% 41.3% 36.7%
2-3 Hours 16.7% 18.8%

22.4%

18.3% 25.9% 20.3%
3 or More Hours 12.7% 16.2%

19.4%

20.9% 24.9% 25.3%

Number of Tables Visited

1-5 21.9% 23.6%

1.3%

17.7% 13.6% 27.5%
6-10 43.0% 42.7%

31.8%

44.3% 38.9% 46.3%
11-15 24.5% 23.2%

41.8%

27.0% 31.8% 25.0%
16 or More 10.6% 10.1%

19.2%

9.7% 15.7% 1.3%

Describe Forum

Very Informative 38.4% 37.4%

34.7%

24.7% 29.3% 33.8%
Informative 58.3% 58.1%

61.0%

70.6% 64.9% 59.7%
Not Very Informative 3.3% 4.1%

4.2%

4.8% 5.3% 6.5%

Information Received From Law Schools

Very Informative 32.4% 33.5%

32.9%

18.1% 23.2% 32.5%
Informative 61.5% 58.4%

57.4%

76.3% 69.7% 62.5%
Not Very Informative 4.7% 7.1%

9.3%

5.6% 6.6% 3.8%

Considering Schools Not Previously Considered as a Result of the Forum

Yes 72.2% 66.9%

66.4%

68.8% 78.1% 70.8%
No 27.8% 33.1%

33.6%

31.2% 21.9% 29.2%

* 125 less 37 due to Hilton SF labor issue

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