Discover the fastest and most efficient way to ace law school exams and prep for each class in this 2 page book. More
Ace law school exams and daily class prep in this 2 page book.
I graduated from the University of Pennsylvania (B.A. Economics) and entered law school.
I almost failed the first semester because I was unaware of how to study. Approximately 5% of law students fail and withdraw every year.
After following this method, I did very well and graduated.
Traditional teachers and traditional books will tell you to read each case, brief it (summarize it), and thus be prepared for class and the teacher's scrutiny.
However, unless you read the commercial law outlines (e.g. Emmanuel's), and read the canned briefs (specific rule of law to be learned in each case), you will be lost as to what you are learning and what the teacher is talking about. You will also waste time reading cases upon cases only to find you need to memorize a few sentences of law.
Use of Mnemonics is also mentioned for exams as well as for the Bar Exam.