Law School Outlining

3L success story: BARBRI 1L Mastery continues to carry over

September 16, 2019

by Aaron Feld University of Illinois College of Law | Class of 2020 I’m now in my 3L year of law school and I’m totally ready. I just completed a summer of working in a Chicago-based law firm and plan to go full-time with the firm once I graduate from the University of Illinois College […]

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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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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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Got highlighters? (and the many ways to use them)

October 23, 2018

Got highlighters? I do. I rented or purchased all of my texts books used. So, I know firsthand there are MANY different ways to highlight a textbook. While most people have settled into their highlighting system, the midpoint of the semester might be a great time to make some adjustments, especially as we review our […]

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How to make the 2L outline process short and simple

October 11, 2018

We’ve been down this familiar road before: Outlining. While it isn’t all that fun (you don’t say), it is without a doubt important and you need to start now. We’re approaching that halfway marker for this 2L fall semester (wow, already!) and it’s time to start outlining once again. Yes, you should start now. And […]

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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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How to use spring break to make the rest of the way easier

February 28, 2018

GUEST BLOG Katie R. Day, Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D. Candidate 2018 Spring break is generally thought of as being a much-needed break from the hectic law school schedule. It’s a time to relax, maybe take a vacation, and enjoy not having class. While I do believe you should use your spring break to […]

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3L advice: Making an effective outline

November 30, 2017

GUEST BLOG Katie R. Day, Quinnipiac University School of Law, J.D. Candidate 2018 Today is my last day of classes! While I no longer have to sit in class, I can’t totally put the semester behind me yet. The next week is going to be full of outlining for all of my law school final […]

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