As bar prep loan season begins, law school financial aid officials are looking into why a growing number of students have been turned down in the past few months. Many freshly minted J.D.'s borrow from private lenders to cover the cost of courses and associated living expenses in the months leading up to the bar exam. But troubles in the global financial markets have not spared private lenders, and funds have been drying up, financial aid officials say.
Fewer Loans Available for Bar Prep
February 17, 2009