LAW SCHOOLS

Wall St. stress for law grads

Loans to bridge the bar study gap may be scarce

, The National Law Journal

Many law school graduates rely on private loans to pay their living costs while they study for the bar exam. But because banks are doling out less money to lenders, private loans are getting harder to come by, said New York Law School Dean Richard Matasar. That means it will be more difficult for law school graduates to secure private loans, and graduates will likely pay higher interest rates if they do get a private loan to bridge the gap between graduation and the bar.

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