Wasted Law Degrees and Student Debt
While law schools are reporting an increase in the number of yearly applications from prospective students, there is a decrease in legal job openings and average salary. These facts along with raising law school costs contribute to the record high student debt experienced by law school graduates. About half of these graduates will not be able to obtain a job in the legal industry.
The following infographic from Daily Infographic illustrates the dangers of obtaining a law degree and urges potential students to think before they attend.