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Making Law Review: The Expert's Guide to Mastering the Write-on Competition

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Every year, law students across the country participate in the "write-on competition" for a shot at the most highly coveted prize in law school: membership on the law review. But until now, law students had nowhere to turn to for reliable information regarding the competition. This book has changed all that. Making Law Review explains how the competition works, and reveals the surprising and innovative techniques students have used to excel in it. Author Wes Henricksen interviewed dozens of current and former law...

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Overview

Every year, law students across the country participate in the "write-on competition" for a shot at the most highly coveted prize in law school: membership on the law review. But until now, law students had nowhere to turn to for reliable information regarding the competition. This book has changed all that. Making Law Review explains how the competition works, and reveals the surprising and innovative techniques students have used to excel in it. Author Wes Henricksen interviewed dozens of current and former law review members at many of the top law schools to learn their secrets to success in the write-on competition. This book synthesizes those students' experiences into a comprehensive body of valuable advice on topics such as how to best prepare for the competition, how to effectively allocate your time throughout it, and how to write a winning submission paper.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781594605208
  • Publisher: Carolina Academic Press
  • Publication date: 9/1/2008
  • Edition description: First
  • Pages: 118
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Wes Henricksen is an attorney-at-law.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 What is the law review?

Ch. 2 Should you be on law review?

Ch. 3 Methods of getting onto the law review

Ch. 4 An overview of the write-on competition

Ch. 5 Preparing for the write-on competition

Ch. 6 Writing your submission paper: 12 steps to success

Ch. 7 The editing exercise

Ch. 8 The personal statement

Conclusion

Appendix

Endnotes

Index

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