Interesting Article on Motives for Attending Law School

From Sloan, Karen. “What Pushes Undergrads to Law School? It Ain’t the Money.” September 19, 2018.

So much for the theory that most aspiring lawyers are chasing a hefty paycheck.

A highly anticipated new survey of thousands of undergraduates and first-year law students found that the top four most-cited reasons for pursuing law school are: providing a pathway to a career in politics, government or public service; having a passion and high interest in legal work; creating opportunities to give back to others; and the desire to be an advocate for social change.