4L evening student Alison Shea shared her thoughts on affordability and making the law school decision with U.S. News & World Report, November 20, 2017.
"I was trying to figure out how to swing paying for law school," Shea said in the article. A part-time student, she deferred her acceptance to New England Law | Boston for a year. Then she was awarded the dean's scholarship about halfway through the year, based on her outstanding academic record and LSAT scores. With that scholarship, New England Law became her most affordable law school option.
Such scholarships and tuition discounts are common amongst law schools and undergraduate institutions alike. Students have become particularly savvy when it comes to shopping around to determine which schools offer them the best value for their money.
Shea also made news this fall campaigning with adjunct professor Wendy Murphy on behalf of survivors of sexual assault.