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10 Tips for Essay Exam Writing: Discussions in Law School Success

November 7th, 2022 · Comments Off on 10 Tips for Essay Exam Writing: Discussions in Law School Success · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

This podcast by Nicole Lefton provides 10 practical tips and best practices, along with common mistakes you can avoid, for law school essay exam writing. Learning Outcomes On completion of the podcast, the student will be able to: 1. Formulate essay exam answers that are more complete, organized, and engaging. 2. Apply simple techniques to […]

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Why Outlining Should Be Called Synthesizing: Discussions in Law School Success

September 27th, 2022 · Comments Off on Why Outlining Should Be Called Synthesizing: Discussions in Law School Success · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

This podcast by Melissa A. Hale discusses why outlining in law school should really be called synthesizing, and gives tips to help you outline (or synthesize!) more effectively. Learning Outcomes On completion of the podcast, the student will be able to: 1. Explain how outlining in law school is actually the process of synthesizing. 2. […]

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The Importance of Collegiality and Professionalism: Discussions in Law School Success

September 12th, 2022 · Comments Off on The Importance of Collegiality and Professionalism: Discussions in Law School Success · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

This podcast by Melissa A. Hale discusses the importance of collegiality and professionalism in law school and in practice, and gives concrete tips on how to practice being more professional, cooperative, and respectful in your everyday interactions. Learning Outcomes On completion of the podcast, the student will be able to: 1. Recognize the importance of […]

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How to Tell If You’re Falling Behind and What You Can Do About It: Discussions in Law School Success

July 18th, 2022 · Comments Off on How to Tell If You’re Falling Behind and What You Can Do About It: Discussions in Law School Success · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

This podcast by Nicole Lefton discusses early warning signs that a law student may be struggling, and gives advice on how to effectively overcome these struggles. The podcast addresses students who may be experiencing difficulty understanding the material as well as students who are having a hard time keeping up with the volume of work. […]

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First-Generation Student Experiences: Discussions in Law School Success

June 14th, 2022 · Comments Off on First-Generation Student Experiences: Discussions in Law School Success · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

In this podcast, Melissa Hale, academic support professional and fellow first-generation student, speaks with two of her students about what it’s like to be a first-generation student in law school. Learning Outcomes On completion of the podcast, the student will be able to: 1. Recall advice about how to tackle law school as a first-generation […]

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Types of Law School Exams: Discussions in Law School Success

May 13th, 2022 · Comments Off on Types of Law School Exams: Discussions in Law School Success · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

This podcast by Professor Steven Foster begins by explaining the differences between exams in undergrad and law school. It then introduces the three types of law school exams: multiple choice, short answer and the long essay. Each type of exam is discussed and the student is provided with tips to achieve the maximum number of […]

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Class Participation Tips: Discussions in Law School Success

April 29th, 2022 · Comments Off on Class Participation Tips: Discussions in Law School Success · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

This podcast by Professor Laura Mott discusses methods to use to make you more comfortable with class participation, including case briefing templates. The podcast will provide you with the opportunity to do a freewriting exercise, explore some research in the field, and learn a few tips on how to hone your approach to speaking out […]

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What to Expect in Law School: Discussions in Law School Success

April 4th, 2022 · Comments Off on What to Expect in Law School: Discussions in Law School Success · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

Law school is a vastly different experience from undergraduate work. In this podcast, four academic support professionals – Melissa Hale, Steven Foster, Nicole Lefton, and Laura Mott – reflect on what came as a surprise to them when they entered law school, and share things they wish they would have known then. Learning Outcomes On completion […]

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Bar Exam Basics: Discussions in Law School Success

April 4th, 2022 · Comments Off on Bar Exam Basics: Discussions in Law School Success · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

This podcast by Nicole Lefton provides critical information that you should consider before you begin to study for the bar exam. There is a lot to think about even before you start your bar review, whether that’s meeting deadlines or preparing for hurdles. This podcast offers tips and considerations to help you navigate the process […]

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Managing Pandemic Stress in Law School: Discussions in Law School Success

March 24th, 2022 · Comments Off on Managing Pandemic Stress in Law School: Discussions in Law School Success · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

In this podcast, four academic support professionals – Nicole Lefton, Steven Foster, Melissa Hale, and Laura Mott – provide strategies for dealing with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic while in law school. The pandemic introduced even greater uncertainty into an already stressful environment. This podcast provides tools to succeed at law school during these […]

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