The LSAC is reporting that "As of 1/23/15, there are 168,887 fall 2015 applications submitted by 24,097 applicants. Applicants are down 7.3% and applications are down 9.8% from 2014. Last year at this time, we had 48% of the preliminary final applicant count." If this year's applicants follow last year's pattern, we'll have approximately 50,202 total applicants for the class entering in fall 2015. The last post in this series is here.