Do I Need To Buy Law School Supplements?
There are hundreds of supplements that are available for practically every subject that is taught in law school – the selection can be somewhat overwhelming! In this post, we identify the supplements that are the most beneficial!
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Does It Matter If I Go To A Non-Accredited Law School?
Deciding which law school to attend is a very important decision – one which has a significant impact on your future. One critical consideration is the accreditation status of the law schools you are evaluating. In this post, we discuss whether it will matter if you go to a non-accredited law school.
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Five Tips for Creating Law School Outlines
Outlining can be a foreign concept to new law students. Many students struggle with where to begin and what an outline should look like. Here are five tips for creating law school outlines!
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Understanding Conflicts Of Interest On The MPRE
One of the most highly-tested issues on the MPRE is Conflicts of Interest. In this post, we break down the types of Conflicts of Interest and give you a general overview of the different types so that you understand this topic for the MPRE!
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Law School Done Right
Finally, a law school book that “gets it”!
There are dozens of books about law school. But if we had to pick just one book to give you the most bang for the buck, it would be Law School Done Right.
Its co-authors are lawyers who excelled at top schools (Michael Seringhaus at Yale, and Brian Savage at Michigan). They’ve gathered their own tips for success, as well as those of many high-achieving colleagues, and presented them in a neat reference book. These folks know what it takes to do law school right! Continue reading Law School Done Right: Finally, a law school book that “gets it”!
The Best Mindset for Starting Law School
Law schools across the country are beginning the fall academic session within the next few weeks. For 1Ls just starting out, this is a nerve-wracking time! In this post, we discuss the best mindset for starting law school. Going in with the right frame of mind can make your transition easier and increase your chances of success in your first semester.
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What To Expect In Law School
If you are starting law school soon (or thinking about attending law school), you might be wondering what to expect and what law school is really like. In this post, we give you an overview of what to expect during law school.
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How Should I Dress For OCIs?
First impressions can be very important during an on-campus interview (OCI). However, you want your overall lasting impression to be your personality and skills as opposed to your appearance. This means that a good amount of thought needs to go into how you dress for OCIs. You want to look professional, but you don’t want to be remembered for your clothes. In this post, we give you some tips on how to dress for OCIs.
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How To Stay Focused As A 3L Student
You have made it so far and can see the light at the end of the tunnel! It is very easy to lose sight of that end goal during your 3L year when you are pulled in a million directions and just want to be done with law school! In this post, we discuss tips for how to stay focused as a 3L. Continue reading How To Stay Focused As A 3L Student
10 last-minute tips for passing the MPRE
In this post, we give you ten, quick, last-minute tips for passing the MPRE! Continue reading 10 last-minute tips for passing the MPRE
Six Reasons Why Our MPRE Outline Is The Best!
Are you preparing to take the Model Professional Responsibility Exam (“MPRE”) soon? If you are, you may want to obtain a high-quality MPRE substantive outline to help you prepare! In this post, we give you six reasons why our MPRE outline is better than others that are available!
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Attention MPRE Takers: Here are a few ABA Model Rule Changes to Be Aware Of!
The Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (MPRE) tests the American Bar Association (ABA) Model Rules. In August 2018, theses rule changed just slightly! Any changes to the ABA model rules are fair game to be tested one year after they take effect. So the August 2019 MPRE will be the first MPRE that could potentially test these ABA Model Rule changes. Continue reading Attention MPRE Takers: Here are a few ABA Model Rule Changes to Be Aware Of!
How To Prepare for A High Stakes MPRE
For some students, there isn’t a lot of pressure when they take the MPRE because they can simply re-take it in 3-5 months (depending on what administration they originally took the MPRE). However, for others, the MPRE is “high stakes”. For instance, if your jurisdiction requires you to pass the MPRE before you can take the bar exam, or if you have already passed the bar exam and the MPRE is the final hurdle to becoming a licensed attorney, then it is a “high stakes” exam! It is also high stakes if you are taking the MPRE because you have been disciplined by your state authority — it will look much better if you pass the MPRE the first time you take it in that case. In this post, we provide tips for studying for a “high stakes” MPRE!
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3 Tips on How to Be the Best Summer Associate
3 Tips on How to Be the Best Summer Associate: You did it! You worked tirelessly your 1L year and earned stellar grades. Those grades landed you OCIs. And, after rigorous screener interviews and callbacks, you secured your dream summer associate position. Time to kick back, relax, and enjoy the spoils of your victory.
Take a little time to celebrate and reward yourself for a job well done. Have a nice dinner, order extra dessert, and buy that little luxury item you told yourself you’d buy if you landed a summer associate position. But keep your eye on the real prize. You want to receive a full-time job offer at the end of your summer associate position following your 2L year. Moreover, for many high achievers, it’s not just about getting a full-time job offer. Rather, it’s also about making a name for yourself that summer. Ultimately, you want to set yourself up for a long career of success and accomplishments. So, how do you stand out? How do you be the best summer associate? Follow these 3 tips and you will be well on your way to being a shining star!
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