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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5 Tips Before Starting Law School
Here are a few tips before starting law school that you should definitely keep in mind if you are heading to law school this fall! These tips will help you succeed both academically and professionally. I graduated as the #1 law student. Some of these tips I knew before law school, but some I only learned well after. All of them are beneficial to know! Continue reading 5 Tips Before Starting Law School
How I got A+’s in 55% of my law school classes.
An A+ is fun to get. Especially in law school, where A+’s are so rare. At my school (and I think at virtually every law school though I have not verified this) an A+ has no special effect on your GPA. So a plain old “A” is treated the same as an “A+” for GPA purposes. And class ranking purposes. And everything that matters, outside of your own ego! Continue reading How I got A+’s in 55% of my law school classes.
Top 10 Latin Words for Law Students
If you’re planning on going to law school, the legal system isn’t the only thing that you will be learning. Law has a language entirely of its own, filled with foreign words that will likely be unfamiliar to you. Many keywords you will hear in law school are derived from Latin. Accordingly, we’ve put together this list of 10 Latin words for law students. Whether you’re new to law school or more experienced, it will be very helpful for you to memorize these words! They appear often in case opinions, briefs, textbooks, etc. and they generally aren’t defined. Learning these 10 Latin words for law students will put you way ahead of the game and save you time.
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Law School Note Taking Tips and Shortcuts
Here, we discuss some of our law school note taking tips and shortcuts that have helped us and our law students! If you are going to law school or already in law school, having a good plan of attack for your law school notes will be helpful! And here, we give you some great tips and shortcuts for law school note taking. Continue reading Law School Note Taking Tips and Shortcuts
The Right Mindset to get all A’s in Law School
I was fortunate to get all A’s in law school (several A+’s and a couple A-‘s) which helped me graduate as the #1 law student. There are things you should definitely do if you want to excel in law school and you can read about them here. In this post, I am discussing the mindset you should be in if you want to get all A’s in law school. Continue reading The Right Mindset to get all A’s in Law School
Should I Transfer After 1L Year?
Should I Transfer After 1L Year?: Some 1Ls go into law school knowing they are going to transfer. This post is not for them. This post is for the 1L law students who went to their law schools intending to graduate from there but something changes. This is for the 1Ls who have fallen out of love with their law school and are wondering if they should leave, or stick with it.
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