Albany Law School will be closed today until 4pm due to the weather.
The Class of 2013 was selected from a record 2,580 applicants. One-third of them are from outside New York state - from 23 different states -- 60% are male, and the overall average age is 23. Their LSAT median score is 154, the top 75 th percentile at 157; and their GPA median is 3.27, the 75 th percentile at 3.5.
Students come from countries like Bosnia-Herzegovina, Poland, Germany, India, Hong Kong, Canada, Georgia, China, Pakistan, and Korea, and the total number of languages spoken by class members is 21. One-quarter of the class majored in political science.
Hon. Victoria Graffeo, associate judge of the Court of Appeals, led a pledge of oath for the students during their three-day orientation. Click here for a live webcast of the pledge.
Classes started August 23.