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Lee Burgess

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By Lee Burgess

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    • What Is the Best Way to Learn Bar Exam Material? Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Depending on how you learn, you might be surprised that some study techniques may be more effective for you than others.
    • Three Tips for Managing Your Time in Law School Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Although you may not have started your law school classes yet, here are three ways to start thinking about how you are going to manage your time.
    • Three Ways to Handle Bar Exam Stress Created: Thursday, June 19, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Whether this is your first time or you're a repeat taker, you're probably stressed. Here are a few tips if anxiety is getting you down.
    • What Should You Eat During Bar Exam Week? Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Be sure to spend time before the exam figuring out what you will eat for each meal of the day. This guide can help you get started with this task.
    • 10 Things To Do In the Days Before Bar Exam Week Created: Monday, July 21, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      As you gear up for the big day, don't neglect these ten tasks. They're almost as important as studying.
    • Law School Fast Track: Essential Habits for Law School Success Created: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Review of Derrick Hibbard's Law School Fast Track: Essential Habits for Law School Success.
    • 5 Easy Ways to Increase Productivity in Law School Created: Tuesday, January 05, 2010 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Five easy ways to increase productivity in law school.
    • 10 Dos and Don'ts for Note Taking in Law School Created: Thursday, August 27, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Yes, note taking in law school is an art. Learn the dos and don'ts here." itemprop="description"> Friday, January 09, 2009 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      In most instances, your grade in a course will depend entirely on one exam, but these following five steps will help you ace any law school test.
    • Chapman Law School Responses Created: Friday, June 10, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      Chapman Law students share their experiences.
    • Should You Handwrite the Bar Exam? Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Although the popular trend is to type the bar exam, some prefer to handwrite the test. Take these into considerations before abandoning the computer.
    • OCI: On-Campus Interviewing Created: Thursday, June 24, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      OCI, on-campus interviewing, is one of the most important parts of the law school experience. For more detailed information on what it is and why it's important, read on.
    • Before You Retake the LSAT Created: Sunday, November 02, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      If your LSAT score is lower than you'd like and you're wondering whether you should retake the LSAT exam, be sure to ask yourself these five questions first.
    • You Need to Take Timed Practice Exams Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Although all of your practice doesn’t need to be timed, you need to practice simulating the exam experience. This will help you prepare for exam day.
    • How to Raise Your Writing Scores on the Bar Exam Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      The writing portion of the bar exam may be half or more of your overall score. If you are struggling, this is not something to be ignored!
    • How to Improve Your MBE Scores Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      If you are finding yourself struggling with the MBE portion of the bar exam, here are some tips for improving your MBE scores.
    • Before You Buy a Laptop for Law School Created: Thursday, May 21, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Some things you should consider before you buy a laptop for law school.
    • Before You Take the LSAT: 6 Things to Do the Day Before the LSAT Created: Tuesday, March 17, 2009 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Six things you should do the day before the LSAT.
    • Top Tier Law Schools Created: Friday, June 11, 2010 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Generally top tier law schools are those ranked in the top 100 of the U.S. News & World Report rankings;
    • Do I Have to Be Prelaw to Apply to Law School? Created: Thursday, April 30, 2009 Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014
      Although it may seem logical that prelaw is the best major to prepare for law school, you should think broader." itemprop="description">> Saturday, April 25, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Part-time law school programs are increasingly popular, and here you'll find all you need to know about attending law school part time." itemprop="description" Thursday, April 28, 2011 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Check out this list of LSAT scores at top law schools to see where your scores fit in." itemprop="description"> Wednesday, January 14, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      How do you get into law school? One step at a time. Here's your step by step guide for applying to law school.
    • How Much Does It Cost to Study for and Take the Bar Exam? Created: Thursday, June 19, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Have you thought through the costs of studying for the bar exam? If not, here are some (sobering) realities you want to consider.
    • Five Reasons People Fail the Bar Exam Created: Thursday, June 19, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      One question that has come up a bit recently is why people fail the bar exam. Generally speaking here are five common reasons folks are unsuccessful.
    • Should You Skip This Bar Exam? Created: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Some of you reading this may be on the fence about whether or not to take the next upcoming bar exam.
    • 28 Places to Buy Law Books Created: Tuesday, July 13, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014
      Shopping online can be a great way to save money on law books; here are 28 places to look." itemprop="description"> Tuesday, August 19, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014
      Choosing a law school is a big decision, so be sure to consider these 10 criteria before sending in that deposit." itemprop="description">> Sunday, October 12, 2008 Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014
      Three questions you should ask yourself when deciding whether or not to go to law school." itemprop="description"> Thursday, May 15, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014
      When deciding where to go to law school, consider the type of environment in which you want to study, the type of law you want to practice, the practical, financial considerations of going to law school, and rankings.
    • What Is a Case Brief? Created: Monday, January 26, 2009 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
      A law student case brief is very different from a brief by an attorney. Find out more about law student case briefs here." itemprop="description">>
    • Visiting Law Schools Created: Wednesday, August 20, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014
      Before you decide where to spend the next three years, you should visit law schools to help you decide which is the right school for you. Find out how to arrange law school visits, what to look at,...

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