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New Year’s resolutions to jump-start the new semester

January 2, 2022

It’s a new year and a new semester. Time to assess your old habits and make resolutions where needed. Are there things you should have been doing, or doing with more consistency, last semester? The new year provides a great opportunity to implement habits that will help you be a well-rounded law school student. Here […]

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Five self-care tips for exam time

November 4, 2021

Not that you need a reminder, but finals are right around the corner. It is a stressful time for all law students. Whether you’re a 1L preparing for your first 3+ hour final exam or you’re a seasoned 3L waiting to conquer your last fall semester, finals can be grueling. Remember to take a few […]

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What to think about before enrolling in a law school clinic

October 17, 2021

While many law students feel most comfortable in the confines of their doctrinal classes, law school clinics offer a more hands-on approach to learning for upper-level students. To secure one of the limited clinic spots can be a real feather in your career cap, as many employers will appreciate your willingness to gain experience under […]

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Three tips to begin and continue building your legal network

September 30, 2021

Building your legal network takes time. During 1L and 2L years, you have the same pressures of preparing for class but now add in: writing and researching your note or substantive paper, running or participating in student organizations, working in a clinic or externship (maybe both), moot court or mock trials and finding, securing and […]

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The many advantages of getting to know your professors better

July 28, 2021

This may sound a bit crazy to you at first, yet it’s actually a good idea: Make an effort to know your law school professors outside of class time. You may be thinking, “Really? I just got raked across the coals for half of today’s discussion, over a footnote in Hadley v. Baxendale, and you […]

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2L to 3L year: Time to start bar exam planning

July 21, 2021

If you’re like most law students, your 2L year was so busy that you did not really have time to stop and think. Not to worry. You finally have this law school thing down and now it’s on to future planning. In the midst of finishing up your classwork, 3L year is about figuring out […]

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BARBRI scholarship and other bar review options you may not know about

July 19, 2021

See if you qualify for a BARBRI scholarship Year after year, BARBRI scholarships support thousands of students who seek to change the world. BARBRI awarded over $4.5M in scholarships to public interest students and other world-changers last year alone. A limited number of public interest scholarships are available for select BARBRI Bar Review courses. View […]

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Law school networking tips to build your legal connections

July 18, 2021

Networking doesn’t have to be scary or overwhelming. In fact, in many cases it can be as simple as sending an email, talking with a professor or speaking to a professional after they have spoken at your school. As you go through law school, you’ll encounter numerous opportunities to network. Whether these are traditional networking […]

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Reviewing your law school exams and learning from them

May 24, 2021

By Stephanie Baldwin, University of Arizona Congratulations on surviving another semester of law school. No matter how you did, reviewing your exam is a great idea. It is especially important to review your exam if you did not perform well or get the grade you thought you were going to. This is especially critical for […]

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From 2L to Rising 3L: Setting up final year success

March 30, 2021

The end of 2L year is right around the corner. True to form, it’s been B-U-S-Y. You’ve worked your tail off. You’re more than ready to call yourself a 3L student. But it’s important to finish strong on upcoming 2L final exams, and then you can look ahead. Here are some things to do before […]

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