Law school final exams are right around the corner. It’s not too late to take steps to increase your chances of writing a high-scoring essay answer. To help you put your best foot forward, we explain common mistakes that you should try to avoid on your law school exams!by
If you are getting ready to study for law school final exams, it is helpful to not only create a to-do list, but also a not-to-do list so that you can avoid picking up bad habits and wasting time. Often, what you don’t do is as important as what you actually get done! And what you don’t do will directly influence what you are able to get done! Here are some ideas for your not-to-do list:by
How To Write A Law School Exam Answer: Are you unsure of how to prepare for your law school exam? The first place to start is by checking your syllabus or asking your professor what the format of the final exam will be. If your exam is multi-faceted (i.e., essay, short answer and/or multiple choice), pay attention to the weight of each section. Prioritize your studying by starting with the most heavily weighted types of questions. Below we give you some tips on how to write a law school exam answer, based on the type of question asked.by
How to Prepare For Law School Finals: Law school finals are right around the corner. In order to reduce you stress it is important that you give yourself sufficient time to study and that you study efficiently. Below are some tips to help you prepare for law school finals so you can do your best on exam day!by
What Are Law School Finals Like?
What are law school finals like? It’s a question we get a lot from 1Ls! It is that dreaded time of year where law students realize that they have a month or less until their final exams. If this is your first time taking a law school final it is an especially unsettling feeling. However, knowing what you will likely encounter on exam day should help settle some of those nerves. So, what are law school finals like?by
When Should I Start Studying for Law School Exams? This is an easy question to answer—NOW. You might be wondering, “How do I start studying for law school exams now? We just started the semester!” Well, your approach for studying for finals is three simple steps (and they might be easier than you think). The first step is to outline. The second step is to learn your outline. The final step is to take practice exams.by
Yesterday, we wrote a post on How to Succeed on Open Book Law School Exams. We explained that the approach to both open and closed book exams are generally the same. However, in order to do well on a closed book law school exam, you must have the law memorized. You also have to practice answering questions well ahead of time. Below we detail the steps to succeeding on a closed book law school exam.by
How to Succeed on an Open Book Law School Exam
The unfortunate trap that many law students fall into is under-preparing for open book law school exams. In reality, the basic approach to both an open book law school exam and a closed book exams is quite similar. If you are prepping for an open book exam you should do the following:by
Do you have a Civil Procedure exam coming up? Try out our practice civil procedure jurisdiction question below! It is about an attorney named Mike who gets a job at Peers and Zpector. It contains personal jurisdiction and subject matter jurisdiction issues. If you would like the model answer, sign up for a tutoring session with us so we can go over it together. We also have an Erie question that goes with this that we will give you if you sign up for a tutoring session. Hope you enjoy the Suits references :) Continue readingby
We have been getting a lot of inquiries from students who say they are struggling with a specific class or a specific exam and ask us how to succeed on a law school exam, especially when exams are coming up so soon. Many students have just one or two classes that are especially bothering them. We constantly hear things like, “I feel okay about Criminal Law but I am really worried about Contracts! Any advice for Contracts?” Here is a quick guide on how you can succeed on those law school exams that you feel the least confident about. We also offer other methods of law school exam help (such as tutoring) which we discuss below as well. Continue readingby
Law school exams are very different than exams you may have taken in undergrad. Because they are different from the exams you are used to, you need a novel strategy if you want to answer the law school exam questions successfully and receive high scores on your law school exams. Many students do not know how to best prepare for law school final exams (in part because law schools do not teach students this!). In this post, we break down the process of answering law school exam questions into a few simple steps. Continue readingby
If you are overwhelmed thinking about your law school study period, you are not alone! Many students ask us what they should be doing to make the most of their law school study period.
We have plenty of tips – but we will start by giving you two simple guidelines to help structure your law school study period: First, figure out your weekly schedule; and second, figure out your daily schedule. Continue readingby