Strategies & Tactics for the First Year Law Student (Maximize Your Grades)

Strategies & Tactics for the First Year Law Student (Maximize Your Grades)

by Lazar Emanuel, Kimm Alayne Walton
     
 

ISBN-10: 0735591075

ISBN-13: 9780735591073

Pub. Date: 07/23/2010

Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Law & Business

Strategies and Tactics for the First Year Law Student gives you a detailed, step-by-step program for surviving the first year of law school. Note-taking--Sharpening your note-taking skills will maximize your study time and improve your grades. Your law professor's personality--Understanding it can be to your advantage. Study traps--What are they and how to avoid them.…  See more details below

Overview

Strategies and Tactics for the First Year Law Student gives you a detailed, step-by-step program for surviving the first year of law school. Note-taking--Sharpening your note-taking skills will maximize your study time and improve your grades. Your law professor's personality--Understanding it can be to your advantage. Study traps--What are they and how to avoid them. Memory aids--How classic memory systems work and when you should (and shouldn't) use them. The pressures of law school--Effective techniques for handling the pressure from classmates, professors, and reading assignments. Taking exams--Nine steps to writing exceptional exam answers. The Internet--Useful search engines and websites.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780735591073
Publisher:
Wolters Kluwer Law & Business
Publication date:
07/23/2010
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
610,313
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction
Chapter 2. The Mind-Set of Success
Chapter 3. Drawing a Bead on Your Professor
Chapter 4. Studying and Class Preparation
Chapter 5. Note-Taking and the Classroom Experience
Chapter 6. Outlining
Chapter 7. Test Preparation
Chapter 8. Test-Taking

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