Law students, generally speaking, didn’t love their year of pandemic online learning.

That’s hardly a surprise, given the rapid transition from mostly in-person learning to largely virtual coursework in the spring of 2020 and over the course of the recently concluded academic year. But a new poll of more than 1,700 law students from campuses across the country reveals that students attending lower-tier law schools, those going part-time and students whose professors used a variety of teaching methods reported being more satisfied with their educational experience over the past year than did students at higher-ranked schools and those whose professors stuck to their traditional teaching formats, only delivered virtually.