Wednesday, April 27, 2022

A change to the ranking formula that would actually be salutary

The arbitrary adjustments to weightings and the like to one side, here's a change that would improve legal education and law school admissions:   drop the median GPA as a factor.  Not all GPAs are equal.  A 3.9 in communications or education is inferior to a 3.5 in engineering or chemistry or philosophy or economics.  Some majors are harder than others.   But US news generates massive pressure to ignore field of study in favor of GPA.  It's a disaster.  Drop median GPA as a factor.

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