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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 · Bar Exam, 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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Learning Tips and Retention: Discussions in Law School Success

March 22nd, 2022 · Comments Off on Learning Tips and Retention: Discussions in Law School Success · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

This podcast by Professor Steven Foster discusses tips to help you remember more information and to perform better on law school exams. Three learning strategies are explained: spaced repetition, the testing effect, and cognitive schema. Briefly defined, spaced repetition incorporates periodic studying throughout the semester. The testing effect can be more challenging and is exactly […]

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Improving Exam Taking Skills by Reviewing Last Semester’s Exams

August 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on Improving Exam Taking Skills by Reviewing Last Semester’s Exams · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

Professor Glesner Fines explains why you should re-visit last semester’s law school exams to improve your performance this semester and to ensure that you know the subject for use in law practice. Her suggestions include how best to review your own exam and how to prepare for a meeting with your former professor to discuss […]

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Outlining for Law School Exams

August 21st, 2013 · Comments Off on Outlining for Law School Exams · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

Professor Glesner Fines explains how create an outline for your law school class that reflects what you have learned and prepares you for your exam. This podcast is the third in a series of Lawdibles from Professor Glesner Fines. The series of podcasts accompanies her book “Materials for Law School Success,” available for free from […]

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Exam Writing and Briefing Cases

August 20th, 2013 · Comments Off on Exam Writing and Briefing Cases · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

Professor Glesner Fines speaks with a 1L student about how to brief a case and the relationship between briefing a case and writing an exam. This podcast is the second in a series from the author that accompanies her book “Materials for Law School Success,” available for free from CALI’s eLangdell® Press. Professor Glesner Fines […]

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Factors That Influence Law School Success – Barbara Glesner Fines

July 6th, 2012 · Comments Off on Factors That Influence Law School Success – Barbara Glesner Fines · Lawdibles Audio, Success in Law School

Professor Glesner Fines speaks with an entering law student about the factors that influence law school success, including resources, attitude, cooperation and challenge. This is the first in a series of podcasts from Professor Glesner Fines that accmpanies her eBook, “Materials for Law School Success,” available for free from CALI’s eLangdell® Press. Professor Barbara Glesner Fines’ numerous CALI […]

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