1L of a Ride: a Well-Traveled Professor's Roadmap to Success in the First Year of Law School
Call Number: KF287 .M38 2013 (Fourth Fl. Reserve)
Publication Date: 2009-11-17
What to expect in the first year, when to expect it, and how to respond. Describes habits of successful law students including effective class participation, case-briefing, and exam preparation.
A Short & Happy Guide to Being a Law Student: a Daily Companion for Law School, Practice and Life
Call Number: KF273 .F728 2014 (Fourth Fl. Reserve)
Publication Date: 2014-03-03
Messages of hope whenever the voices of naysayers creep into your head. "It will remind you of the nughtiness of your mission and the magnitude of your abilities."
Asked and Answered: your Guide to Law School Success
Call Number: KF283 .G47 2008 (Fourth Fl. Reserve)
Publication Date: 2008-04-24
Law school professors, career service professionals and attorneys answer student questions such as how can I foster constructive relationships with my professors, should I join a study group, and is it true that I must pick a practice specialty during my first year.
Bridging the Gap Between College and Law School: Strategies for Success
Call Number: KF283 .S77 2009 (Fifth Fl.)
Publication Date: 2009-01-01
Explains why law school is taught in a certain way. Sets out a process to help students adapt to the law school setting. Includes exercises in various subjects to give students practice in the problem-solving process.
Don't Go to Law School (Unless): a Law Professor's Inside Guide to Maximizing Opportunity and Minimizing Risk
Call Number: KF297 .C326 2012 (Fourth Fl. Reserve)
Publication Date: 2012-10-26
Outlines the traps law students and new lawyers fall into and how to avoid them.
Finding Your Voice in Law School: Mastering Classroom Cold Calls, Job Interviews, and Other Verbal Challenges
Call Number: KF283 .S52 2013 (Fourth Fl. Reserve)
Publication Date: 2012-12-28
Strategies for learning to cope with the Socratic method in the classroom and beyond. "Anyone can become competent, even brilliant, at verbal persuasion. The purpose of this book is to help you figure out how."
Getting to Maybe: How to Excel on Law School Exams
Call Number: KF283 .F47 1999 (Fourth Fl. Reserve)
Publication Date: 1999-05-01
Law school exams involve complicated legal reasoning. This book breaks down the exam process into discrete analytical components and helps you address complexity by developing relevant study habits and skills.
Law School Success in a Nutshell: a Guide to Studying Law and Taking Law School Exam
Call Number: KF283 B87 2008 (Fourth Fl. Reserve)
Publication Date: 2008-04-08
Practical advice to make the law school experience successful and enjoyable. Includes an overview of the classroom experience, the Socratic method, and how to prepare for class and exams.
Mindfulness for Law Students: Using the Power of Mindful Awareness to Achieve Balance and Success in Law School
Call Number: KF287 .R64 2009 (Fourth Fl. Reserve)
Publication Date: 2009-05-29
Advice on how to develop mindfulness and contemplative practices that may help you throughout your law school career.
The Eight Secrets of Top Exam Performance in Law School
Call Number: KF283 .W48 2008 (Fourth Fl. Reserve)
Publication Date: 2007-10-01
Tips on using time to your advantage in essay exams, how to organize your answer, the hidden traps of the IRAC method. Also offers advice on open book, multiple choice, and policy exams.
Throw Your Fears out the Window: a Book of Wisdom, Inspiration and Guidance for Law Students and Lawyers
Call Number: KF273 .F7 1997 (Fourth Fl. Reserve)
“While allaying fears and providing important practical advice, this book serves as a reminder of the promise and hope of the legal profession.”
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