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Is Law School Worth It? Readers Respond

The numbers look grim for law school students. Almost one-third of graduates aren’t even working as lawyers. Meanwhile, legal salaries are shrinking and tuition continues to rise. Nearly half of 2010 grads made between $40,000 and $65,000. The average debt owed by law students is now about $91,100, up 14% from 2008.

We asked readers if they thought law school was worth the high cost and received dozens of responses on Twitter and Facebook, many of them from law school graduates.


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