Law School Life
From Michelle Fabio, former About.com Guide
Getting Ready for 1L
It's the summer before your first year of law school, and you're full of questions from what kind of laptop you should buy to what you can be reading in preparation. Here are some answers.
- Before You Buy a Laptop for Law School
- Learn the Law School Lingo
- How to Set Up Your Law School Living Space
- Summer Law School Reading List for 1Ls
- A Checklist of Law School Supplies
- 7 Tips for Saving Money on Law School Books
- 28 Places to Buy Law Books
- How to Survive 1L
Your biggest responsibility as a law student will be to study--and this isn't something you should do only as exams approach. What follows is your guide to studying in law school.
- How to Study for a Law School Exam
- Should You Join a Study Group?
- 10 Dos and Don'ts of Note Taking in Law School
- 5 Easy Ways to Increase Productivity in Law School
- What Is a Case Brief?
- Why Should I Write Case Briefs?
- How to Write a Case Brief
- What Is a Law School Outline?
- How to Write a Law School Outline
Sure, a lot of law school is about studying, but you'll also have plenty of opportunities to take part in activities outside the classroom. Here are some that are offered at just about every law school.
On-Campus Interviewing, or OCI, is an important part of the 2L experience as it often paves the way for employment after graduation.