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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

"Fewer Loans Available for Bar Prep"

Petra Pasternak ( reports on the
decrease in availability of private loans for
bar prep courses. Pasternak spoke with
Hasting's director of financial aid, Linda Bisesi,
who indicated that "a larger number of students
than usual have been denied private loans [for
bar prep courses] than usual."

In the article, other law school financial aid staff
report that the problem hasn't yet surfaced
in their law schools, but they see the potential
for future problems as as lenders tighten their
belts or go out of business altogether.