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Canadians applying to U.S. law schools

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Where the jobs are: More than 1,000 Canadians have applied to U.S. law schools over the last few years

Denise M. Champagne, The Daily Record of Rochester
Aug. 30, 2010

Competition for a limited number of law schools in Canada means more students are heading south of the border.

More than 1,000 Canadians have applied to U.S. law schools over the last few years, according to Wendy Margolis, director of Communications at the Pennsylvania-based Law School Admission Council, which administers more than 170,000 Law School Admission Tests annually worldwide.

Margolis said 7,310 students applied to the 15 member Canadian law schools this year, up 15.1 percent over the previous year. LSAC recorded a 2.2 percent increase in the number of applicants to U.S. law schools, 87,476. Continue reading