Guerrilla Tactics for Law School Academic Success

Guerrilla Tactics for Law School Academic Success

by Sandra J. Ware, Esq.




Packed with practical, specific advice, Guerrilla Tactics for Law School Academic Success shows first year law students sure-fire study strategies to maximize law school performance and to minimize anxiety. This no nonsense guide offers straight forward methods on: goal setting and creating a roadmap for success; effective time management; organizing for efficiency, including how to organize course materials in a manner similar to the way trial attorneys prepare a trial notebook; formulating and following a study plan; class note-taking strategies; and how to customize synthesizing these materials into each course outline based on what the professor thinks is important (its not just what she says in class).

This no nonsense guide will also give all law students straight forward methods on preparing for exams, and discusses exam taking tactics, including how to avoid common exam mishaps and disasters. Once the grades are in, this book shows all law students how to follow up on their exam results so that they can dramatically improve their future exam performance and law school grades. Guerrilla Tactics for Law School Academic Success is also suitable for 2Ls who wish to improve their law school performance.

Top internet sites for law students, along with links that provide answers to some of the most frequently asked questions that law students are afraid to ask are also included. Due to the rising use of web sites by professors to teach their courses, and the rapid evolution of computer technology in law schools, this book also provides a primer on how law students can get the most out of these resourses.

The author also discusses making the Law Review, what law students can do to make the most out of their summer before the second year of law school, and more!

About the Author:
Sandra J. Ware Esq. was appointed to her law school's Academic Success Program as an ASP tutor during her second and third year of law school. She helped many first year law students pick up skills needed to confidently perform on exams. She also served on the law review and published two comments on state constitutional law. Ms. Ware graduated law school in May 1997 and currently practices law for an insurance defense firm in New Jersey. She is licensed in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780974302300
Publisher: Law Student Success Publishing
Publication date: 08/28/2003
Pages: 102
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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