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The Thurgood Marshall School of Law Empirical Findings: A Six-Year Study of the First-Time and Ultimate Bar Exam Results of Students According to Law School Admission Council (LSAC) Index.

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The following report of descriptive statistics addresses the matriculating class of 2001-2007 according to their Law School Admission Council (LSAC) index. Generally, this report will offer information on the first time bar and ultimate performance on the Bar Exam of TMSL students. In addition, graduating GPA according to the LSAC index will also be reported. More specifically, the report can be used to address the following research questions: 1. What are the Bar passing percentages of a normal sample of the matriculating classes of 2001-2007 according to their LSAC index and their first-time and ultimate performance on the bar examination? a. What was the lowest LSAC index that produced a 75% First Time Bar Passing Rate? 2. What are the descriptive statistics of a normal sample of the matriculating classes of 2001-2007 according to their LSAC index and their graduating GPA? a. What percentage of students admitted with an index of below 2.5 finished with a graduating GPA of less than 2.5? 3. What is the statistical relationship between below 2.5 index scores and below 2.5 graduates to the Bar Passage? LSAC Index Scores are appended.

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Author:Kadhi, T.; Holley, D.; Beard, J.
Publication:ERIC: Reports
Article Type:Author abstract
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Jan 21, 2011
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