The LSAC is now reporting that "As of 4/24/15, there are 317,748 fall 2015 applications submitted by 47,577 applicants. Applicants are down 2.5% and applications are down 4.6% from 2014. Last year at this time, we had 90% of the preliminary final applicant count." If this year's applicants follow last year's pattern, there will be approximately 52,863 applicants this year. The last post in this series is here.