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COMMON CURRENCY: Post-secondary ed must evolve with the times


Last week I came across an interesting statistic that gives me great optimism and hope for the future: Law school applications have dropped by more than 11 percent this year to the lowest level in more than a decade.

It looks like the word is finally getting out. Not even lawyers can make it in this economy. The economic model for law firms and the education and training of young lawyers has for decades been a very reliable path to wealth and prosperity.

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