Tag Archives: Exams

What can Law Schools Learn about Bar Passage from Medical Schools’ Approach to Studying Students Who Struggle with Licensing Exams?

It’s not unusual for a provost or a colleague or a relative at Thanksgiving to ask a legal academic why law students have so much trouble passing the bar exam when the pass rates for medical students are usually in … Continue reading

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3 last-minute keys for acing your law school exams

You’re probably a mere three weeks from your law school exams. So everything you’re reading and doing should be helping you ace your law school examinations. Let me help. Here are three things you can do to ensure you ace … Continue reading

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Some tips on studying for and taking 1L exams

Your first final exams are coming up, 1Ls! It’s time to mind your minutes, study the past, start formulating answers, and pay attention to your professors – and get that first good grade. Make a schedule and stick to it. Studying … Continue reading

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Open book vs. closed book: Succeeding on law school exams

One of the most frequently debated issues concerning law school exams is a professor’s decision to make the exam open book or closed book. Students seem to be partial to open book exams, perhaps because they seem less frightening and … Continue reading

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The2Llife: My Exams and Study-Schedule

#The2Llife My Exams and Study-Schedule GUEST BLOG Courtney Boykin, 2L at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law                I’ve found that it’s super important to prepare for each exam with … Continue reading

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