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#The1Llife: Internships and Summer Positions

October 20, 2014

GUEST BLOG By Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy Now that the crazy midterm studying madness is over, I was able to attend a few events hosted by my law school. One of these events was hosted by the law school’s career services department. Even though the leaves are changing and the […]

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#The1Llife: Legal Writing Meltdown

September 29, 2014

GUEST BLOG By Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy Well, it finally happened. I have officially been shot down by a professor. No, not literally, but definitely figuratively. My first critique of a memo by my professor was honestly one of the most nerve wracking things I have ever experienced. Coming straight […]

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5 things to start doing now to prepare for your 1L final exams

September 23, 2014

By Mike Sims, BARBRI President You’ve figured it out already. Most, if not all, of your first-year grades will depend on your performance on your final exams. And, most if not all, of your finals will consist of essay questions….but law school essay questions are different than what you’ve previously experienced. It’s not about how […]

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#The1Llife: Explaining Law School

September 22, 2014

GUEST BLOG By Lauren Rose, 1L at the University of Detroit Mercy Think about the most difficult thing you’ve ever had to explain to someone. Now think about trying to explain law school to your friends and family. Over the past month, countless family members and friends have asked me questions along the line of: […]

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#The2Llife: Smarter vs. Harder

September 9, 2014

GUEST BLOG By Harrison Thorne 2L at UCLA School of Law Smarter vs. Harder, Efficiency, and Having a Life. During my first year—especially my first semester—I thought working around the clock was a prerequisite to doing well in law school. Of course there are cycles. Sometimes you’re working to make a deadline, or sometimes you […]

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Don’t Stress. Take Control of Bar Exam Fees.

October 15, 2013

By Hadley Leonard, BARBRI Legal Education Advisor Studies show most law school students won’t begin thinking about the bar exam until their last year. That might mean that you, on the verge of said final year, are feeling the creep of anxiety from the looming expenses: the fees for sitting for the exam, the balance […]

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