The Harvard Crimson has a spot-on “sign of the times” story today: Harvard Law School is scrapping a program — started just last year — that waives 3L tuition for students who commit to some form of public service law for five years after graduation.

The reason, according to the Crimson? Many more students applied for the tuition waiver than the school anticipated. Per the Crimson story: “Last year, over 110 first-year students indicated their interest in the program — 50 percent more than the targeted number,” according to Elena Kagan, who was dean at the time.

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