The practical skills gained through legal education help young lawyers service the public more effectively. However, the burden of legal tuition may prevent lawyers from entering these areas of practice until they're already in mid-career, if at all.
Many undergraduate students evaluate their options after graduation, and consider doing graduate work or professional education like law school. At this point most students are already burdened with debt but are still interested in increasing their employability in the long-term.
New studies by the Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario (HEQCO) explore the opportunities for graduate students in the province:
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