Law School Exams

Twelve things family and friends need to know about law school

November 28, 2018

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 2L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School Everyone knows law school is stressful. But for a law student, it can be difficult to describe how the strains of law school impact your ability to connect with their non-law school friends and family. Often times we suppress our frustrations because we […]

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Five “be at your best” exam tips

November 20, 2018

GUEST BLOG Stephanie Baldwin, 1L at the University of Arizona Not that you need a reminder, but finals are right around the corner. It is a stressful time for all law students, especially us 1Ls because even if we had midterms, we don’t truly know what it feels like to take a 3+ hour exam final. […]

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The great final exams motivator

November 13, 2018

GUEST BLOG Harrison Thorne, Esq. UCLA School of Law, Class of 2016 Associate Attorney at Vedder Price I usually became a nervous wreck around finals. My nerves were a mix of fearing the final exam and comparing myself to others. Fearing a test is good. Healthy fear will motivate. However, what is not good is […]

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Midterm exam study prep tips

October 17, 2018

Guest Blog by Courtney Boykin 3L at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law Law school midterms are upon and while they’re just miniature exams and rarely count as much as final exams, they’re still very important. Beyond the fact that they count for a particular percentage of our grades, they also […]

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Tools for 1L outlines “mastery”

October 15, 2018

October means crunch time. As you flip the calendar, take note of the time between now and finals week. In about six weeks, you’ll need to have reached your highest level of learning, memorization and organization. That’s not a simple task. Enter the BARBRI 1L Mastery Package. If you haven’t already, it time to begin […]

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Midterm exams (they’re not the end of the world as we know it)

October 9, 2018

GUEST BLOG Stephanie Baldwin, 1L at University of Arizona Shortly before my first law school midterms, one of our 2L fellows presented a tip about effectively taking an exam. He kicked off the presentation with the classic R.E.M song and saying it was NOT “the end of the World As We Know It”, to put […]

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Law school exam taking tips you should know

October 4, 2018

After a full semester of classes, taking copious notes and reading and briefing countless cases, the single determination of your success in a law school class will boil down to a few hours on final exams. Are you prepared to fully identify and frame disputes in need of resolution? Will you clearly answer the question […]

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Reflecting on the “exhausting, brutal” 1L exams experience

January 8, 2018

GUEST BLOG Makenzie Way, 1L at the University of Pennsylvania Law School Today I’ll be talking about the most dreaded 1L topic …. exams! Being early January I can officially say I’ve survived my first semester exams, so there’s that. Now while I anxiously await grade disbursement in late January I have the time to […]

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