How To Find And Fund A 1L Summer Internship
Your 1L summer internship is a great opportunity to gain some practical legal skills, develop your professional network, and explore different areas of practice. We’ve discussed in a previous post about where you can work for your 1L summer, as well as how to get (or make your own) law school summer internship. Many of these internships are unpaid, so you will need to secure funding in order to cover your costs for the summer. In this post, we will go over three tips for finding and funding a 1L summer internships.
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Social Distancing Activity: Legal Crossword Puzzle
With everyone being encouraged to stay home and practice social distancing, we know that boredom may quickly set in for some. As a fun activity, we put together a legal themed crossword puzzle! You can complete it as you feel like it, or time yourself and then challenge your friends to beat your time. Continue reading Social Distancing Activity: Legal Crossword Puzzle
Tips for law students studying at home
Studying at home can be difficult, especially during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. However, law students across the country do not have a choice right now and are forced to make do with an at-home study space.
Instead of putting off studying until later (maybe in hopes of places opening back up) make the most of your time at home! In this post, we go over some tips for law students studying at home.
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Tips for law students attending online classes
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, law students across the nation are suddenly attending online classes. For some, this is a big adjustment! If you are struggling with online classes, we have compiled some tips to help you succeed and make the most of this situation. Continue reading Tips for law students attending online classes
The Coronavirus And Remote Law School Exams
With nearly every law school turning to online classes during the coronavirus pandemic, many students are wondering what that means for their exams. It seems as if most law schools are turning to remote final exams. This brings forth the question “what might a remote law school exam look like?” With obvious problems like cheating, timing, and open-book vs. closed-book to overcome, there probably isn’t one uniform answer. In this post, we take a look at some of the options on the table for schools that are turning to remote law school exams.
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Social Distancing Activity: Law School Word Search!
With everyone being encouraged to stay home and practice social distancing, we know that boredom may quickly set in for some. As a fun activity, even for those who aren’t part of the legal community, we put together a law school themed word search! You can complete it as you feel like it, or time yourself and then challenge your friends to beat your time. Continue reading Social Distancing Activity: Law School Word Search
How will the coronavirus impact law school final exams?
Law students are asking many questions during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, one of which is how law school final exams will be impacted. The short answer is that it depends on the law school. But, in this post, we will dive deeper into some of the issues surrounding law school final exams in light of the coronavirus pandemic.
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How will the coronavirus impact law school graduation?
As law students are now facing the reality of how this semester will go, many are wondering how the coronavirus will impact law school graduation. Graduation is a fun time for friends and family to get together to celebrate your accomplishments. However, the coronavirus has impacted all events, and graduation could be one of them!
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Cool Locations For Law School Graduation Photos
Now that you’ve completed (or almost completed!) the long, grueling journey that is law school, graduation marks a time to celebrate! You and your classmates have earned this moment, and you should enjoy it to the fullest! Taking graduation photos is a great way to commemorate the occasion, as this an event you might want to remember. Many students search for fun or creative ideas for their pictures. In this post, we give you some tips and ideas on cool locations for law school graduation photos!
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How to Pay Attention in an Online Law School Class
Now that many law schools are moving to having online classes due to the coronavirus pandemic, many students find it challenging to pay attention. With the distractions of social media, anxiety about the coronavirus, and the difficulty of trying to find a new routine, it is no wonder it is difficult to pay attention in online law school classes. Here, we tell you a few tips to set yourself up for success. Continue reading How to Pay Attention in an Online Law School Class
Put off studying for the MPRE? Sign up for our free MPRE Course!
Are you taking the MPRE soon? Are you looking for an efficient, focused, and free study method that will teach you everything you need to know for the MPRE? You’ve come to the right place! We are introducing our free MPRE course, which you can enroll in now!
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An overview of how to succeed on law school exams
Here, we give a brief overview of how to succeed on law school exams so you understand exactly why this guide is broken down the way that it is.
Note that no matter what class it is or what style exam it is (open-book, closed-book, essay, multiple-choice, or a combination), your law school exam will test two things: (1) how well you know the law and (2) how well you can apply it. So, you need to focus on learning and applying the law throughout the semester. That is it! Continue reading An overview of how to succeed on law school exams
What are some other JD Advising resources for 1Ls?
JD Advising offers a lot of great resources for 1Ls.
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Is it important to network in law school?
Many students define success in law school by grade point average or class ranking. However, one of the best ways to create opportunities for yourself is networking. Networking is not, in and of itself, likely to land you a prestigious job in a position straight out of law school that otherwise requires a high class rank. But, it is a way to increase opportunities for yourself both during and after law school. Continue reading Is it important to network in law school?
What Is The MPRE And Why Do I Have To Take It?
Almost every jurisdiction requires bar applicants to pass the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) as a prerequisite to becoming licensed to practice law. In this post, we explain what the exam is and why you have to take it!
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