Is that this the start of the tip for lamentable hegemony of the US Information & World Report regulation college rankings? Positively perhaps! As of publication time, Harvard, Berkeley, Georgetown, Columbia, Stanford, Michigan, and Northwestern have all adopted Yale’s lead and declared that they are going to not be submitting knowledge to USNWR.
A NY Instances piece on Yale’s boycott determination noticed, “Potential college students have few different seemingly goal, data-based methods to guage colleges.” Within the immortal phrases of Justice Alito, “Not True.”
ATL has been publishing our personal regulation college rankings for a decade and our method, in stark distinction to USNWR, is completely final result-driven. ATL’s is the one rating to include the ABA employment knowledge for essentially the most lately graduated class. Whereas we don’t imagine our rating — or any rating — ought to dictate a person regulation college applicant’s decision-making, rankings are a useful gizmo, offered the consumer grasps the underlying methodology and priorities of the list-maker.
Our precedence is easy: potential college students ought to take into account their future employment prospects over all different elements in deciding whether or not and the place to attend regulation college.