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John Marshall Law School will start accepting GRE as test alternative to LSAT

John Marshall Law School will start accepting GRE as test alternative to LSAT

John Marshall Law School plans to start accepting the GRE test for admissions this fall, joining a growing number of schools deviating from taking only LSAT scores from applicants.

The movement started in 2016, when the University of Arizona College of Law announced it would accept either the GRE graduate school entry exam or the LSAT law school aptitude test from prospective students. Then last March, Harvard Law School announced plans to start accepting GRE scores for admission as part of a pilot program.

Law schools around the country, including Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law in Chicago, have followed suit. Accepting scores from the more user-friendly...

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