Number of Registrants 2047 2209 2285 1904 2626 2281 2142 3032
Number of Participating Law Schools 118 150 149 152 148 154 153 156
Summary of Registrants 
Gender

Male

43.7% 43.9% 41.6% 43.8% 43.7% 47.0% 42.0% 42.7%

Female

56.3% 56.1% 58.4% 56.2% 56.3% 53.0% 58.0% 57.3%
Age

23 or Less

48.1% 51.9% 53.0% 55.5% 58.0% 55.2% 53.9% 55.3%

24-40

44.3% 39.8% 39.6% 36.9% 37.1% 39.9% 41.1% 37.6%

Over 40 Years

7.6% 8.3% 7.4% 7.6% 4.9% 4.9% 5.0% 7.0%
Ethnicity

Asian/Pacific Islander

8.8% 8.2% 9.6% 11.6% 9.1% 11.0% 10.8% 11.8%

Black/African American

39.9% 32.6% 30.2% 33.7% 26.8% 22.7% 29.3% 30.0%

Caucasian/White

41.2% 49.0% 49.6% 43.7% 53.6% 55.0% 50.0% 48.4%

Chicano/Mexican American

1.0% 1.0% .8% .9% 1.3% 1.1% .8% .7%

Hispanic

2.8% 3.3% 4.3% 4.0% 3.5% 4.7% 3.5% 4.4%

Native American/Alaskan Native

1.6% .7% .3% .5% .8% .9% .8% .4%

Puerto Rican

.9% 1.2% .8% 1.3% .8% .8% .4% .4%

Canadian Aboriginal

.1% .0% .1% .2% .2% .1% .0% .0%

Other

3.6% 4.1% 4.3% 4.1% 3.9% 3.8% 4.4% 4.2%

Total Minority Attendance

58.6% 51.1% 50.4% 56.3% 46.4% 45.1% 50.0% 51.9%
Student Status
Full-time Student 45.6% 46.7% 45.7% 46.4% 46.2% 45.9%

45.6% 47.0%
Part-time Student 6.4% 5.9% 6.1% 5.1% 4.2% 3.3% 4.7% 4.8%
Undergraduate Student: Senior 29.3% 32.2% 30.2% 25.6% 23.8% 18.6% -- --
Undergraduate Student: Junior 8.2% 7.7% 6.5% 4.8% 5.7% 3.8% -- --
High School Student .4% .4% .3% .4% .0% .2% -- --
Non-student 48.0% 47.4% 48.2% 48.5% 49.5% 50.7% 49.8% 48.2%

Employment

Full-time 54.1% 52.2% 54.6% 54.4% 56.3% 55.1% 52.3% 52.1%
Part-time 19.6% 20.1% 18.9% 18.7% 17.4% 17.5% 19.8% 20.6%
Summers Only 18.1% 18.6% 17.9% 18.4% 19.6% 19.8% 17.1% 17.7%
Not Employed 8.2% 9.1% 8.6% 8.5% 6.7% 7.7% 10.8% 9.6%

State of Permanent Residence

California 4.6% 3.8% 3.7% 2.7% 3.1% 2.0% 3.1% 3.1%
District of Columbia 9.0% 9.1% 8.7% 7.5% 7.6% 5.2% 9.6% 9.3%
Maryland 27.0% 24.6% 19.6% 18.0% 16.3% 12.2% 23.1% 23.85
New Jersey 2.9% 3.1% 2.9% 2.4% 1.9%

1.7%

3.0% 3.4%
New York  4.5% 4.0% 4.1% 4.4% 3.0% 2.5% 4.2% 3.8%
Pennsylvania 4.7% 5.4% 5.6% 3.8% 4.5% 3.0% 5.1% 6.1%
Virginia 22.8% 22.6% 21.5% 16.4% 16.6% 14.9% 25.1% 21.8%
Considering a Career Change
Yes 41.9% 37.8% 39.4% 38.1% 37.3% 38.1% -- --
No 23.8% 26.7% 26.7% 27.9% 26.7% 24.0% -- --
Question Not Applicable 34.2% 35.5% 33.9% 34.0% 36.0% 37.9% -- --
Information Source
City Newspaper 19.0% 16.4% 11.2% 8.2% 7.3% 5.2% 6.4% 6.1%
Law Services Info. Book 27.3% 29.6% 35.7% 29.0% 16.3% 14.5% 22.1% 9.1%
Flier 10.5% 12.7% 13.3% 8.9% 5.6% 4.7% 7.2% 9.9%
Friend or Family Member 17.9% 17.4% 15.1% 12.0% 13.9% 10.1% 15.3% 18.6%
Advisor 4.0% 4.0% 3.2% 3.1% 2.5% 2.9% 3.4% 3.8%
Prelaw Club .9% 1.2% .7% .8% .5% .9% 1.6% 1.1%
Radio 13.3% 9.2% 4.6% 4.7% 3.2% 0.0% 4.4% 3.7%
World Wide Web 4.8% 9.0% 9.0% 8.6% 31.9% 26.9% 48.1% 51.5%

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

LSAC Website - - - - 90.0% 94.4% 94.6% 93.8%
Law School Site - - - - 2.9% 4.1% 1.5% 6.2%
Internet Search Engine - - - - 3.8% 1.8% 2.6% 2.8%
Website Banner Advertisement - - - - 1.2% .6% .7% .4%
Other Website - - - - 2.0% 1.5% 1.8% 1.1%

Distance Traveled

0-20 Miles 68.8% 65.3% 61.4% 60.2% 66.5% 62.2% 56.4% 59.0%
21-50 Miles 14.0% 14.8% 14.2% 16.0% 13.2% 13.5% 16.4% 14.7%
51-100 Miles 5.6% 6.2% 8.4% 7.2% 7.2% 7.3% 7.7% 6.2%
More Than 100 Miles 11.6% 13.6% 16.0% 16.6% 13.1% 16.9% 19.3% 20.1%

Questionnaire Results (13% return currently)

Time Spent at Forum

Less Than One Hour 17.5% 16.6% 16.8% 8.6% 16.3% 7.6% 9.9% 8.05
1-2 Hours 48.5% 51.6% 51.4% 50.8% 47.4% 40.1% 43.7% 35.3%
2-3 Hours 22.8% 16.2% 17.8% 23.2% 18.8% 26.1% 19.2% 20.0%
3 or More Hours 11.2% 15.6% 14.0% 17.4% 17.5% 26.1% 27.2% 36.8%

Number of Tables Visited

None .5% .4% .2% .3% .0% .3% .4% .3%
1-5 16.4% 15.8% 14.2% 12.7% 15.4% 17.4% 14.1% 14.5%
6-10 37.9% 34.5% 39.0% 46.4% 40.9% 38.4% 35.4% 30.5%
11-15 30.2% 29.5% 29.1% 26.7% 31.7% 26.1% 31.4% 32.3%
16 or More 15.1% 19.9% 17.6% 13.9% 12.0% 17.7% 18.6% 22.4%

Describe Forum

Very Informative 30.8% 38.7% 39.3% 40.5% 31.8% 40.0% 43.3% 40.4%
Informative 62.6% 58.2% 57.0% 57.3% 62.6% 55.4% 54.6% 55.3%
Not Very Informative 6.4% 2.7% 3.0% 2.2% 4.7% 4.6% 2.1% 4.3%

Information Received From Law Schools

Very Informative 24.8% 29.0% 29.8% 34.1% 25.4% 28.3% 29.9% 28.9%
Informative 64.5% 65.7% 62.5% 60.4% 58.9% 63.2% 63.4% 62.9%
Not Very Informative 9.0% 4.9% 6.5% 5.0% 14.4% 7.5% 6.2% 8.0%

Considering Schools Not Previously Considered as a Result of the Forum

Yes 68.3% 71.3% 69.7% 72.5% 66.9% 72.8% 71.3% 77.3%
No 31.7% 28.7% 30.3% 27.5% 33.1% 27.2% 28.7% 22.7%

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