Our Best Law School Final Exams Blog Posts
Are you looking for advice on how to approach law school final exams? You’ve come to the right place! We have written dozens of blog posts offering our best advice. In this post, we organize and link to our best law school final exams posts so that you can easily find what you are looking for!
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How To Effectively Study During Reading Week
Final exams are just around the corner! If your law school gives you a break between the end of classes and the beginning of finals (often called “Reading Week”), it is important to effectively use that time to study! In this post, we give you some tips on how to study during Reading Week.
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How To Use IRAC on Law School Exams
Final exams in law school can be scary, especially if you get professors who like to give long-winded essay questions. A fact pattern that is paragraphs and paragraphs long is very intimidating! Having the right approach is essential to your success – and the most efficient approach is to use IRAC on law school exams. You’ve probably been taught IRAC (issue, rule, analysis, conclusion) in your classes, and now is your chance to put it into practice! In this post, we tell you how to use IRAC on law school exams.
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Is It Merely Stress or Anxiety?: Anxiety in Law School
Is It Merely Stress or Anxiety?: Anxiety in Law School: In the post “Law School and Your Mental Health” we discussed some risk factors for mental health issues and some basic prevention strategies. In the post “Is it Stress or Something More? Depression in Law School” we looked at depression, which is a common category of mental illness. Now, we’re going a little deeper into another very common category of mental health issues- Anxiety. So are you feeling stress or anxiety? Let’s look a little deeper.
This post is for informational purposes only, and it is not a substitute for diagnosis and treatment by a trained professional.
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Legal Research and Writing Tips for 1Ls
Legal research and writing is a very important component of 1L year. In this post, we offer five legal research and writing tips for 1Ls! These are skills you will use the rest of your legal career, so developing a strong foundation is critical. This is not a class that you should ignore or write off. You will be well rewarded in your future for possessing strong legal research and writing skills!
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Common Questions About How To Transfer Law Schools
Do you want to transfer law schools after your 1L year but aren’t sure what you should be doing now? Here are our answers to your most frequently asked 1L questions about transferring.
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Law School Final Exam Tips for Procrastinators
This post assumes that you taking law school final exams soon — and that you have not started outlining, memorizing the law, or taking practice exams. You either spent most of the semester reading cases, briefing cases, or trying to avoid thinking about final exams. And now that final exams are coming up, you need some quick tips to boost your score! Here are a few law school final exam tips for procrastinators. Continue reading Law School Final Exam Tips for Procrastinators
Where to Find Law School Practice Exams
One of the best ways to prepare for law school exams is to take practice exams! This allows you to get a feel for the types of questions that could appear and how you should go about responding. In a previous post, we detailed how to take law school practice exams. This post contained a few links for where to find law school practice exams, but we thought this question deserved a post of its own!
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Four Key Law School Success Tips
As law school kicks into full gear, hopefully you are starting to fall into a routine. It can take a while to adjust to this new experience, however, so don’t be discouraged if you are having a difficult time finding your way. In this post, we discuss four law school success tips. If you work this advice into your approach, you’ll be on the path to a great semester of law school (and beyond!).
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How To Survive Law School
Law school is unlike anything you have experienced before. You’ve probably heard the horror stories by now. However, that doesn’t mean success is impossible! It just takes a little bit (or a lot of) hard work. And a few insider tips never hurt as well! In this post, we cover five tips for how to survive law school. We suspect though that if you follow these, you’ll do more than just survive law school – you’ll thrive!
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Law School And Your Mental Health
Deciding to go to law school is a big decision. And all but the most driven potential students may experience a moment or two of doubt. There are quality of life considerations to this decision too. And unfortunately, these get overlooked by many potential law students each year which result in consequences to their mental health.
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1L Law School Advice You Need to Succeed!
If you are starting law school in the fall, this post is for you! Law school is certainly a big adjustment, but it doesn’t have to be a negative experience. In this post we present five excellent pieces of law school advice to help you succeed in your 1L year!
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Five Essential Law School Supplies (Other than the Basics)
If you’re heading to law school in the fall, you might be wondering how best to prepare. While you certainly do need to prepare mentally for the academic rigors, you also need to make sure you are going in with the right supplies! There are many essential law school supplies that will make your experience much easier and your studying more efficient. Now it goes without saying that you’ll need the basics like pens, pencils, and notebooks. This list covers things that have more specialized purposes but should still be considered essential law school supplies.
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Law School Study Techniques
In this post, we give you some law school study techniques to help you succeed in law school. I was fortunate to graduate as the #1 student in my law school class and these are the techniques that I used (as well as techniques that many of my students find very helpful).
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