Ed. note: Welcome to our daily feature, Quote of the Day.
Despite the purely arbitrary and more volatile nature of these rankings, students will continue to use them as before. Applicants are typically in the admissions process for only a year, so they will default to using the information they have available, [which is] regrettable when schools have moved more in the 2024 rankings than in any other in recent memory, but unavoidable.
— Dave Killoran, CEO of PowerScore Test Preparation, in comments given to Christine Charnosky of Law.com, concerning whether the U.S. News reputation has been permanently damaged due to the rankings boycott by dozens of law schools and the organization’s completely botched roll-out of the latest edition of the rankings.
Staci Zaretsky is a senior editor at Above the Law, where she’s worked since 2011. She’d love to hear from you, so please feel free to email her with any tips, questions, comments, or critiques. You can follow her on Twitter or connect with her on LinkedIn.
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