Category Archives: Final exams

3L Bad Idea: Skipping the July Bar

Mid-February is the time when some 3Ls begin contemplating a bad idea: skipping the July bar. Banish that thought and sign up. Three good excuses for skipping a July bar         Donating a kidney.         Having … Continue reading

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Follow Instructions: The Best Final Exam Tip

A single law school exams at the end of each semester is the ultimate high-stakes exam.  The best final exam tip is to Follow Instructions. Final exam questions range from apparently straightforward to flagrantly distracting with with roadblocks, potholes, and … Continue reading

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Five Rules for 1L Finals

1L finals are the ultimate high-stakes exams. The most shocking part of studying for 1L fall finals is reviewing your first case briefs and realizing how much they missed the mark. Your most recent ones are much better. Follow these … Continue reading

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Smart Strategies for 1Ls

  Career Services for 1Ls begins after October 15 (NALP Principles & Standards Part V (D.1) and schools will have programs introducing staff and services. Don’t miss these programs and do not fail to connect to your career office. Smart strategies … Continue reading

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4 exam tips and 4 winter break guidelines

Assuming the quality of your outlines and the depth of your studying, four exam tips will take you through your finals: Get enough sleep.  No one writes eloquently on two hours of sleep. Get some exercise. Opening the door for … Continue reading

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