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Nieswiadomy, Michael – Journal of Economic Education, 2017
In this article, the author updates his prior studies of LSAT® scores (Nieswiadomy 1998, 2006, 2010, 2014) using current data for 2015-16 law school applicants, finding that economics majors remain at or near the top of all applicants. Results of the previous studies showing economics majors scored well on the LSAT® have been posted often on…
Descriptors: Scores, College Entrance Examinations, Law Schools, Economics
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Nieswiadomy, Michael – Journal of Economic Education, 1998
Argues that economics education provides many benefits to students, including preparation for law school. Examines the ranking of economics majors on the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). Finds that among the 14 majors having more than 2,000 students take the LSAT, economics students received the highest average score. (DSK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Applicants, College Students, Comparative Analysis