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I’m Struggling in Law School – What Should I Do?

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I’m Struggling in Law School – What Should I Do?

It is a common misnomer that in law school, nothing matters until the final exam. It is true that in many classes, the majority of your overall grade in the class comes from your score on the final exam. However, one of the biggest mistakes you can make in law school is not devoting enough time to day-to-day preparation.  If you find yourself struggling in law school around the middle of the semester, this would be a good time to re-evaluate the strategies you’re using to prepare for class each day.

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Is It Normal To Not Feel Ready For The Bar Exam?

how to succeed in law schoolIs It Normal To Not Feel Ready For The Bar Exam?

Is It Normal To Not Feel Ready For The Bar Exam?: In short, yes. Many students do not feel “ready” for the bar exam. Everybody wants one more month to study (and yet everybody doesn’t want that because they want to take it and get it over with!).

We have very few students – even our highest scoring students – that feel “confident” going into the exam. Most feel worried, anxious, and not ready for what awaits them.

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Top 10 Bar Exam Productivity Tips

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Top 10 Bar Exam Productivity Tips

Top 10 Bar Exam Productivity Tips: As we get closer and closer to February, the bar exam is closer! Right now is the time you should be hitting your stride in studying. If you find that you aren’t getting as much done as you would like, we have 10 bar exam productivity tips to help get you back on track!

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A Not-To-Do List for Law School Final Exams

7 best workflow tipsA Not-To-Do list  for Law School Final Exams

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:

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5 Tips to Manage Law School Stress

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5 Tips to Manage Law School Stress: Law school is stressful. With the amount of time and effort required to do well, it is no wonder many students feel at the end of their rope. To really excel, you need to be able to manage your stress efficiently. Here are our top 5 tips to manage law school stress. Continue reading

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Our 7 Best Workflow Tips

7 best workflow tipsOur 7 Best Workflow tips: Nothing is more annoying than spending a day unmotivated, dragging your feet. Or realizing you have spent the past two hours on Facebook instead of getting anything done. Or, seeing half of your to-do list left for tomorrow. Here are our five best workflow tips to combat unproductivity and inefficiency.  Whether you are a law student, a lawyer, or something else entirely, we hope our seven best workflow tips can help you! Continue reading

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Overcoming Law School Test Anxiety and Bar Exam Anxiety —A New Tip that May Surprise You

bar exam anxietyOvercoming Law School Test Anxiety and Bar Exam Anxiety — A New Tip that May Surprise You. 

Whether you are taking the LSAT, law school final exams, or the bar exam, you may feel test anxiety. Some students feel debilitated by anxiety and panic, miss questions, and fail because of their anxiety or get a lower score than they otherwise would. Continue reading

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10 Tips to Help You Find Motivation to Study for the Bar Exam

motivation to study for the bar examIt is hard find motivation to study for the bar exam – especially if you are starting now (around the holidays), taking the bar exam at a different time than the rest of your law school class, or not following a traditional bar exam study schedule. Even  just generally,  it is difficult to find motivation to study for the bar exam once you’ve already completed three years of law school and probably want nothing more than a break from books and a tropical vacation!

If you are struggling, here are some tips to motivate you to study for the bar exam: Continue reading

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