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Excelling in Law School: A Complete Approach

  • Jason C. Miller
Series / Academic Success Series
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Written by a recent law school graduate with an extraordinary success story, Excelling in Law School: A Complete Approach transcends merely surviving the experience, demonstrating how to earn high grades by working smart, excel in extracurricular activities, publish, and land top jobs. The author aced his first year at a fourth tier law school and transferred to a top-10 school from which he graduated, magna cum laude. Now, he shares his insights and his experience, surpassing expectations set by his less-than-lustrous LSAT scores. Miller relieves some of the anxiety about law school by conveying proven strategies that will appeal to today's tech-savvy law student. He outlines the available resources and study-aids and shows how to effectively use new technologies such as websites that distribute outlines, companies that provide MP3s of detailed lectures on first year courses, student-maintained outline banks, recorded lectures, professor podcasts, and PowerPoint slides. Students learn the specific, unique skills required to approach law reviews and scholarships and to hunt for jobs. Excelling in Law School: A Complete Approach observes successful tactics used by other students and guides readers in selecting the strategies and resources that best fit each personality.

Features of Excelling in Law School:

  • A unique book written by a recent law school graduate with a stunning success story
  • Goes beyond the basics of surviving law school
    • earning high grades
    • excelling in extracurricular activities
    • publishing
    • landing top jobs
  • Helps students excel
    • shows how to work smart
    • relieves some anxiety about law school
    • conveys proven strategies
  • Designed for today's tech-savvy law student
  • Showcases the study-aid market and effective use new technologies
    • websites that distribute outlines
    • companies that provide MP3s of detailed lectures on first year courses
    • student-maintained outline banks
    • recorded lectures
    • professor podcasts
    • PowerPoint slides
  • Reveals effective, specific skills and unique approaches
    • law reviews
    • scholarships
    • job-hunting
  • Outlines available resources
  • Illustrates the author's personal success, one that can be tailored for any law school student
    • how the author personally aced each area
    • strategies and tactics observed in use by other students
    • how to select the strategy and resources that best fit the reader's personality
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