How to Succeed in Law School

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Barron's Educational Series, 2001 - Education - 230 pages
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Here s a fine head start for college students planning to go on to law school. It describes the day-to-day law school experience, the subjects to be studied and mastered, competition, and the standard procedures that define the law school environment. The author offers advice on taking good lecture notes, effective study methods, library research, test-taking, handling the inevitable stresses of law school, and much more. There is also advice on participating in student organizations, student government, moot court, and law review journals, as well as tips on job hunting after completing law school. New in this edition is information on utilizing technology to manage law school, as well as advice on studying more effectively.
 

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Contents

About the Author
x
Choosing a Law School
7
B Law School Courses
20
The Students
26
Studying the Law
34
B After Class
64
Using the Library
77
The Examination
89
Scholarships
135
Budgeting
136
Stress Management
137
Little Aggravations
138
Stoicism
139
Exercise
140
Meditate
141
Drugs Sex and RockandRoll
142

E Writing
103
H Practice Questions
109
Conclusion
123
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Law School
128
Common Difficulties
129
Establish a Schedule
130
The Daily List
131
B Money Management
133
Financial Ad
134
Prognosis for Type As
143
Diverse Students
146
B Racial and Ethnic Minorities
147
After the First Year
149
Problems
158
B Resource Materials on Intent and Battery
166
INDEX
226
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Munneke is Associate Professor of Law at the Pace University School of Law.

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