How to Succeed in Law School

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Barron's Educational Series, 2008 - Law - 230 pages
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Updated to reflect the current law school experience, this book offers an insightful head start to college students who plan to go on to law school. The author describes the day-to-day law school experience, discussing the subjects to be studied and the typical procedures that define the law school environment. He also advises on methods for taking useful lecture notes, developing effective study habits, doing library research, coping with tests, and handling the inevitable stresses that are a part of law school. Here is a book that prospective law school students will find both interesting and practical.
 

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Contents

Choosing a Law School
7
The Professors
24
E The Law School Culture
30
B After Class
66
Taking Exams
80
The Examination
92
E Writing
107
H Practice Questions
113
Scholarships
138
Budgeting
139
Stress Management
140
Little Aggravations
141
Stoicism
142
Exercise
143
Meditate
144
Sex Drugs and RockandRoll
145

Conclusion
127
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Law School
132
Common Difficulties
133
Establish a Schedule
134
The Daily List
135
B Money Management
136
State Versus Private Schools
137
Prognosis for Type As
146
Diverse Students
149
B Racial and Ethnic Minorities
150
After the First Year
152
Problems
161
INDEX
228
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Munneke is Associate Professor of Law at the Pace University School of Law.

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