Are TLS Stats verified?

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theurbanzone
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Are TLS Stats verified?

Postby theurbanzone » Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:48 pm

Hi, I'm new to this website and I am extremely impressed by the vastness of the available information. I just wanted to know if the TLS stats are actually verified?

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holdencaulfield
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Re: Are TLS Stats verified?

Postby holdencaulfield » Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:54 pm

To what stats are you referring?

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Br3v
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Re: Are TLS Stats verified?

Postby Br3v » Tue Jun 11, 2013 11:56 pm

No they are self reported, but I accept them as fact for the most part unless its an obvious joke.

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laxbrah420
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Re: Are TLS Stats verified?

Postby laxbrah420 » Wed Jun 12, 2013 12:29 am

TLS stats are inferior to lawschoolnumbers.com stats to the point that TLS ought to consider removing their stats part and straight touting LSN directly under the theory 1. TLS may boost LSN participation, and 2. some may choose to not fill out an LSN because they've already done a TLS stats page, but some do both. The two services are not really complimentary at all.

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sinfiery
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Re: Are TLS Stats verified?

Postby sinfiery » Wed Jun 12, 2013 10:56 am

laxbrah420 wrote:TLS stats are inferior to lawschoolnumbers.com stats to the point that TLS ought to consider removing their stats part and straight touting LSN directly under the theory 1. TLS may boost LSN participation, and 2. some may choose to not fill out an LSN because they've already done a TLS stats page, but some do both. The two services are not really complimentary at all.

Agreed.

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guano
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Re: Are TLS Stats verified?

Postby guano » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:03 am

theurbanzone wrote:Hi, I'm new to this website and I am extremely impressed by the vastness of the available information. I just wanted to know if the TLS stats are actually verified?

Like everything in the law school world, it is self reported, and one only gets in trouble if caught (and maybe not even then)

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Monochromatic Oeuvre
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Re: Are TLS Stats verified?

Postby Monochromatic Oeuvre » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:50 am

Not verified, but taken at face value because for the most part nobody has a reason to lie. When people fudge their stats, it's only to remain perfectly anonymous, not to inflate their own numbers.




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