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October Academic Success Workshop Materials Now Available
Presentation materials from the Academic Success workshops held on October 10th and October 17th are are now available online. 

October 10, 2016: "Understanding Law School Exams and Organizing a Response" Download the presentation here. 

October 17, 2016: Preparing for Exams: Laying the Base and then Developing and Exercising your "M-Cubed" -- Mental Muscle Memory" Download the presentation here. 

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Academic Success Workshop Materials Now Available
Presentation materials from the last two Academic Success workshops are now available online. 


September 19, 2016: "Organizing Your Learning and Fighting Back Panic: Outlines, Decision Trees, Flowcharts, Flashcards, Study Groups and More "  Download the presentation here.


September 26, 2016: "(1) Mastering the Vocabulary of Law; and (2) What About Outside Materials?" Download the presentation here. 



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Academic Success Schedule
The full Academic Success workshop schedule is available below.  All workshops are held on Mondays from 3:45 p.m. to 4:20 p.m. in Classroom A unless otherwise noted.

September 5: Reading Cases, Briefing Cases and Otherwise Preparing for Class



September 12: Using Rules: Rules-based Reasoning/Analogical Reasoning: What on earth do they mean when they say, "Think like a Lawyer?"  


September 19: Organizing Your Learning and Fighting Back Panic: Outlines, Decision Trees, Flowcharts, Flashcards, Study Groups and More 


September 26: (1) Mastering the Vocabulary of Law; and (2) What About Outside Materials? (Classroom B)

October 10: Organizing an Answer for an Exam Question

October 17: Preparing for Exams: Laying the Base and then Developing and Exercising your "M-Cubed" -- Mental Muscle Memory (Classroom B)

November 7: Student Panel, Tips from the Recent Past (Moot Courtroom)

November 14: Tips for Taking Exams, from a Professor Panel (Moot Courtroom)


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