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How The GRE May Help Bridge Law’s Tech Gap

Law360, Grand Rapids (August 23, 2017, 4:26 PM EDT) -- As technology plays an ever larger role in the delivery of legal services, the deans of three law schools say accepting the GRE as an entrance exam could help them dip into a highly sought-after pool of talent: science and technology students.

According to the Law School Admissions Council, which administers the LSAT, the vast majority of law school applicants in the 2015-16 school year were social sciences and humanities majors. Just 0.49 percent majored in computer science, 1.31 percent in engineering, and 4.04 percent in natural science fields like biology, chemistry and math.

The deans of Northwestern Pritzker School of...

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