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16 Jun 2015, 12:36 pm by Michael Simkovic
Tom Friedman's latest New York Times column uses the labor market for executive assistants and executive secretaries to illustrate dubious claims about credentialing and over-education.... [read post]
15 Jun 2015, 11:18 pm by Michael Simkovic
A shorthand approach sometimes used to compare the cost and benefits of higher education—comparing student loan balances at graduation to first year earnings—can be seriously... [read post]
12 Jun 2015, 6:00 am by Michael Simkovic
The Department of Education has been overcharging low-risk professional school students for federal student loans (relative to the market rate) while keeping rates low for... [read post]
12 May 2015, 1:02 pm by Michael Simkovic
In the Wall Street Journal, Professor Adam Levitin of Georgetown argues yes for private student loans and no for federal student loans, since the latter... [read post]
12 May 2015, 9:47 am by Michael Simkovic
Critics of competitive scholarships tied to GPA or class rank claim that these scholarships are especially troubling when used by law schools, because the mandatory... [read post]
10 May 2015, 6:54 pm by Michael Simkovic
There is a wide range of views about the benefits, costs, and appropriate use of conditional merit scholarships—scholarships that under their terms, will only be... [read post]
7 May 2015, 7:28 pm by Michael Simkovic
One question in the labor economics literature is why education increases earnings. [read post]
7 May 2015, 2:30 pm by Jerry Organ
Having been one of the people who brought attention to the issue of conditional scholarships a few years ago, I feel compelled to offer a few insights on a rekindled conversation about conditional scholarships involving Jeremy Telman and Michael Simkovic... [read post]
5 May 2015, 10:33 am by Jeremy Telman
Over on Brian Leiter's Law School Reports, Michael Simkovic asks whether conditional scholarships are good for law students. [read post]
5 May 2015, 5:33 am by Michael Simkovic
In her latest post, Deborah Merritt maintains that scholarships conditioned on maintaining a minimum GPA or class ranking are troubling when used by law schools,... [read post]
4 May 2015, 11:52 am by Michael Simkovic
Many critics have attacked law schools for offering merit scholarships that can only be retained if students meet minimum GPA requirements. [read post]
29 Apr 2015, 9:20 pm by Michael Simkovic
A number of critics have argued against extrapolation from Professor Merritt’s study of the Ohio legal market to the national legal market. [read post]
29 Apr 2015, 5:30 am by Brian Leiter
I imagine many students thinking about law school saw it; you might want to also take a look at this commentary by law professor Michael Simkovic at my law blog. [read post]
27 Apr 2015, 3:09 pm by Michael Simkovic
Just when you thought The New York Times was rounding the corner and starting to report responsibly about legal education based on hard data and... [read post]
23 Apr 2015, 6:42 pm by Milan Markovic
However, Michael Simkovic's recent defense of the old reporting standards has sparked much commentary. [read post]
23 Apr 2015, 6:18 pm by Brian Leiter
This latest smear from Crazy Campos was directed at Michael Simkovic, whose grandparents, by the way, were Holocaust survivors. [read post]
21 Apr 2015, 2:01 pm by Joe Patrice
[CNN] * Our old friend Professor Michael Simkovic is back and defending the decision to go to law school based on part-time job numbers because, hey, that's how the Bureau of Labor measures unemployment so it must be the same for judging employment for struggling J.D.s. [read post]
18 Apr 2015, 2:54 am by Paul Caron
The new discussion has been prompted by a series of posts by Michael Simkovic on Brian Leiter’s Law School Reports in... [read post]