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.