Number of Attendees 1115 1544 1617 1451 1537 1261 1077

1341

1581
Number of Participating Law Schools 104 85 99 101 102 120 128

132

144
Summary of Attendees
Gender

Male

49.1% 50.2% 49.2% 45.7% 46.9% 49.3% 45.8%

46.7%

42.2%

Female

50.9% 49.8% 50.8% 54.3% 53.1% 50.7% 54.2%

53.3%

57.8%
Age

23 or Less

45.3% 39.0% 39.6% 45.2% 44.8% 48.4% 52.0%

47.0%

50.6%

24-40

44.2% 47.1% 50.6% 49.6% 46.7% 47.3% 48.0%

45.3%

42.6%

Over 40 Years

7.5% 7.5% 10.5% 10.8% 8.1% 7.9% 6.5%

7.6%

6.8%
Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander

7.5% 7.4% 6.2% 6.2% 7.5% 6.2% 6.9%

8.8%

9.8%

Black/African American

26.7% 27.6% 27.7% 27.3% 29.0% 26.1% 30.0%

26.4%

28.0%

Caucasian/White

47.2% 45.9% 45.7% 46.7% 42.0% 42.1% 39.5%

41.4%

39.1%

Chicano/Mexican American

6.7% 6.9% 7.7% 6.2% 6.9% 10.1% 6.8%

6.7%

4.9%

Hispanic

8.1% 8.3% 8.5% 9.1% 8.8% 11.0% 10.6%

11.8%

14.4%

Native American/Alaskan Native

.7% .9% .9% 1.2% 1.4% 1.4% 1.2%

.4%

.9%

Puerto Rican

.5% .4% .4% .4% .4% .4% .7%

.5%

.2%

Canadian Aboriginal

.0% .0% .0% .0% .1% .0% .0%

.0%

0.0%

Other

2.7% 2.7% 2.8% 2.8% 4.0% 2.8% 4.4%

4.2%

2.8%

Total Minority Attendance

52.9% 54.2% 54.2% 53.2% 58.1% 58.0% 60.6%

58.8%

61.0%
Student Status
Full-time Student 45.7% 48.1% 42.6% 44.2% 53.4% 50.5% 46.3%

46.1%

48.5%
Part-time Student 5.3% 6.8% 7.8% 8.0% 6.2% 6.8% 5.4%

5.1%

4.0%
Undergraduate Student: Senior 23.0% 23.6% 23.8% 22.9% 26.9% 23.1% 19.4%

15.5%

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Undergraduate Student: Junior 10.7% 10.7% 8.8% 8.2% 10.2% 6.8% 6.8%

8.3%

--
High School Student .4% .5% .4% 1.0% 1.0% .3% .6%

.1%

--
Non-student 48.9% 45.1% 49.6% 47.8% 40.4% 42.7% 48.3%

48.8%

47.5%
Employment
Full-time 51.7% 48.9% 55.4% 51.6% 46.3% 49.2% 51.1%

52.7%

51.3%
Part-time 24.5% 26.1% 25.4% 25.6% 30.9% 27.4% 26.8%

25.1%

27.7%
Summers Only 6.6% 7.2% 4.4% 6.3% 6.0% 6.8% 6.7%

5.6%

3.8%
Not Employed 17.2% 17.8% 14.8% 16.6% 16.8% 16.6% 15.4%

16.5%

17.2%
State of Permanent Residence
Texas 85.0% 85.4% 83.2% 84.8% 78.3% 62.4% 60.2%

59.4%

81.7%
Louisiana 3.2% 3.2% 5.2% 3.3% 4.4% 4.0% 2.7%

4.9%

5.8%
Considering a Career Change
Yes 47.5% 46.4% 48.6% 46.3% 40.6% 42.9% 45.7%

46.8%

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No 21.7% 21.8% 23.3% 25.2% 26.4% 23.2% 24.5%

25.1%

--
Question Not Applicable 30.8% 31.9% 28.2% 28.2% 33.0% 33.9% 29.8%

28.1%

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Information Source
City Newspaper 16.3% 12.4% 18.5% 19.5% 6.1% 7.1% 5.6%

2.4%

2.6%
Law Services Info. Book 34.0% 28.8% 43.8% 35.5% 37.6% 29.3% 26.8%

17.4%

13.5%
Flier 20.1% 17.0% 11.1% 6.5% 10.5% 10.2% 7.6%

5.9%

8.8%
Friend or Family Member 10.0% 11.9% 10.0% 13.8% 11.3% 8.6% 7.7%

7.6%

10.4%
Advisor 10.4% 13.3% 7.2% 7.6% 10.1% 6.7% 7.1%

6.7%

11.3%
Radio

-

4.3% 4.0% 10.5% 9.3% 4.9% 6.4%

7.2%

4.2%
Prelaw Club 8.7% 9.7% 6.8% 4.2% 13.6% 9.8% 6.0%

6.0%

7.5%
World Wide Web - -

-

-

4.2% 5.6% 6.6%

31.3%

49.1%

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

LSAC Website - - - - - - -

95.1%

92.4%
Law School Site - - - - - - -

3.2%

8.5%
Internet Search Engine - - - - - - -

3.6%

3.0%
Website Banner Advertisement - - - - - - -

.2%

.1%
Other Website - - - - - - -

1.1%

1.0%

Distance Traveled

0-20 Miles 49.3% 42.4% 44.8% 48.8% 43.0% 39.7% 43.9%

40.5%

35.4%
21-50 Miles 14.2% 11.9% 12.3% 14.2% 13.3% 13.0% 15.6%

14.4%

12.9%
51-100 Miles 9.9% 12.4% 9.3% 7.4% 9.8% 9.5% 8.8%

8.6%

7.9%
More Than 100 Miles 26.6% 33.3% 33.5% 29.6% 33.9% 37.8% 31.8%

36.5%

43.8%

Questionnaire Results (12% return currently)

Time Spent at Forum

Less Than One Hour 20.6% 22.7% 19.2% 17.8% 20.0% 18.9% 14.8%

11.8%

4.75
1-2 Hours 53.2% 53.3% 50.4% 55.2% 42.2% 46.0% 50.7%

46.2%

33.55
2-3 Hours 15.3% 13.7% 17.4% 17.1% 17.8% 21.7% 20.2%

21.0%

18.3%
3 or More Hours 10.8% 10.2% 13.0% 9.8% 20.0% 13.4% 14.3%

21.0%

43.5%

Number of Tables Visited

None .5% .5% .2% .0% .0% .0% .0%

.0%

0.0%
1-5 28.0% 31.3% 29.3% 27.4% 23.2% 22.4% 30.0%

28.8%

18.7%
6-10 36.0% 36.2% 38.6% 42.1% 38.1% 39.3% 40.1%

42.4%

30.6%
11-15 22.5% 18.2% 19.9% 20.7% 25.9% 25.2% 20.8%

19.3%

25.9%
16 or More 13.0% 13.8% 12.0% 9.8% 12.8% 13.1% 9.2%

9.5%

24.9%

Describe Forum

Very Informative 52.7% 43.9% 49.2% 50.9% 49.5% 51.0% 48.5%

46.9%

49.5%
Informative 45.1% 51.9% 49.0% 46.8% 48.3% 47.8% 49.0%

50.0%

47.3%
Not Very Informative 2.2% 4.2% 1.8% 2.3% 2.2% 1.3% 1.5%

3.1%

2.2%

Information Received From Law Schools

Very Informative 46.0% 38.5% 43.2% 43.9% 43.7% 44.6% 42.2%

34.5%

39.5%
Informative 51.1% 56.8% 52.5% 52.1% 51.7% 54.1% 54.4%

59.9%

53.2%
Not Very Informative 2.6% 4.2% 4.2% 4.0% 4.2% 1.0% 3.4%

4.9%

5.3%

Considering Schools Not Previously Considered as a Result of the Forum

Yes 76.4% 76.8% 76.3% 71.5% 75.3% 74.6% 75.0%

72.4%

81.7%
No 23.6% 23.2% 23.7% 28.5% 24.7% 25.4% 25.0%

27.6%

18.3%

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