Author: Academic Achievement Department

Bar Prep Logistics: 7 Steps to Take Before the Bar Exam

During the final weeks of bar prep, and certainly on the actual exam days, you’ll want to be able to devote all of your energy to preparing for and taking the test. To help ensure that you can focus on the exam, make sure you’ve taken care of the following logistical details in advance. Confirm your registration – Make sure that you’ve completed every step you need to in order to sit for the exam. Confirm that you registered to take the test, your background check is complete, you paid all the necessary fees, etc. Review any and all...

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Reaching Your Goals

For many students, being admitted to law school represents the achievement of an important goal (and the culmination of a lot of hard work). Once law school starts, you should set new academic, professional, and personal goals to give yourself direction and help you stay motivated. But not all goals are created equal. As you’re considering what you hope to achieve in law school, and beyond, keep the following attributes in mind to ensure that you are setting goals that are effective, meaningful, and attainable. Get Specific It’s easier to stay focused on a goal that is tailored and...

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Law School Resolutions

Welcome back to school! With the new semester starting, we wanted to introduce you to our amazing new academic support blog. Be sure to check the blog weekly for posts that will include strategies for improving your academic performance, tips for efficient studying, and creative ideas to help you get the most out of law school. The start of a new semester is a great time to reflect on what worked well during the previous term, and what didn’t work so well. Whether it’s time management, comprehension of the material, or mastery of specific skills, everyone has an area...

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Top 10 Bar Exam Study Tips

Getting ready to take the bar exam? Here our top ten study tips to help you make the most of your bar prep! Eliminate other sources of stress – It’s no secret that studying for the bar exam is stressful. To the extent you can, eliminate or minimize any other sources of stress in your life so that you can really focus on bar prep over the next several weeks. Manage your anxiety – It’s normal to feel nervous about taking the bar exam, but you don’t want to feel so anxious that it impacts your ability to prepare...

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