The cost of law school is increasing over time, and those costs begin even before you enroll in school. Take a look at the chart below for some of the increases in fees the LSAC is introducing in just this current testing cycle.
A few months ago, I went fishing for the first time in a couple years. I got up early, grabbed my pole, walked down to the water, and got set up before dawn. I had the most success in the two hours after sunrise — fish are usually more active right after the sun comes up. People who came later still caught fish, but their window of opportunity was smaller.