Law School Exams

Motivational quotes to get you through final exams

May 6, 2019

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School Motivational Quotes My Littleton fellow in 1L (a type of student teacher and mentor at my school) began our first class by having each of us say one motivational quote. When 1L exams came around our “class mom” printed the quotes and gave […]

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1L tips for tackling different law school exam types

May 6, 2019

GUEST BLOG Stephanie Baldwin, 1L at the University of Arizona I just took my 6th law school exam and my second one for this semester, and so far all of them have been slightly different. Here is an explanation of the different types and some tips to help you prepare. Closed book with open code book […]

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Approaching the 1L finish line

April 29, 2019

GUEST BLOG Stephanie Baldwin, 1L at the University of Arizona Yesterday I attended my last day of scheduled classes. My 1L year is over… well, almost… actually not even close. There is still so much to do. I still have 5 finals, and the law review write on to complete. I am sure you are […]

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Some survival tips for the different types of 2L final exams

April 23, 2019

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School How are you surviving finals? We’ve been here before, we faced these same exams in 1L, so we don’t need to stress … right? Likely not. Even though 1L grades are the most important for job security purposes (tack on first-semester 2L grades […]

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Apps to help you study, relax and bring balance before finals

April 12, 2019

GUEST BLOG Stephanie Baldwin, 1L at the University of Arizona Finals are weeks away. Did I just say that!?!? Ok well, there is no way to avoid the truth… Finals are coming… To help you get prepared here are some recommended apps, to help you study, relax, and bring some balance to the remaining days […]

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

March 27, 2019

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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What 1L students wish they knew from day one

March 15, 2019

GUEST BLOG Stephanie Baldwin, 1L at the University of Arizona I have asked current law students to share their experiences about what they wish they had known or could have told themselves before starting their 1L. Here are the top responses. I wish I knew that: Law School can make you feel stupid and brilliant all […]

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Spring finals coming in hot: Useful lessons from last time

March 14, 2019

The spring semester of your first year is flying by incredibly fast. You’re at a point now when another set of final exams are on the radar, approaching rapidly. What you need to do is take the time to pick your own brain: latch onto those study habits and tips that worked best for you […]

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Three steps for creating a “shell” outline as-you-go

February 5, 2019

GUEST BLOG Stephanie Baldwin, 1L at the University of Arizona One of the major things I decided to implement much earlier this semester was outlining earlier and reviewing it frequently. I struggled with this last semester and by midterms I discovered what I should have done! The answer for me was creating a “shell” outline. Though, […]

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Five ways to effectively manage the stress of 2L final exams

December 5, 2018

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School It’s not 1L anymore, but finals are still stressful … especially if you haven’t secured your 2L summer job yet; are applying for a clerkship, or know you want to try to re-do the OCI process during 3L. To add to the stress, […]

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