The Law School Transparency consumer site will join the Law School Admission Council’s LawHub

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The Law School Transparency consumer site will join the Law School Admission Council’s LawHub

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Law School Transparency, an organization founded more than a decade ago by new lawyers frustrated by the lack of public data on issues including employment outcomes and student loan debt, is being acquisition by the Law School Admission Council, the organization announced Wednesday.

Data on law school tuition, average student debt, and conditional scholarships are available on the Law School Transparency website. Going forward, the data will be available through LSAC’s LawHub, which is focused on providing information, including free LSAT practice tests and test prep tutorials, for people considering law school.

“We need to open our profession to people from all walks of life, and the best way to do that is to provide them with quality information. We want people who join the profession to be happy and productive, and when students make good choices, we all benefit,” Kyle McEntee, co-founder and executive director of Law School Transparency, told the ABA Journal.

McEntee, who was also an ABA Journal Legal Rebel in 2012, co-founded Law School Transparency with Vanderbilt University Law School classmate Patrick Lynch in 2009. McEntee will join LSAC as Senior Director of pre-law solutions.

The announcement follows LSAC’s acquisition of the Institute for the Future of the Practice of Law in November. Known as IFLP, it was founded by lawyers and academics to train law students to practice law in an entrepreneurial spirit. Like Law School Transparency, IFLP is part of LSAC’s LawHub.

“Integrating Law School Transparency’s innovative, data-driven tools with LSAC LawHub’s ever-expanding services is a major step forward for students, counselors and the wider community,” said Annmarie Levins, vice-president. Executive Chairman and Chief Strategy Officer of LSAC. in a press release.

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