Welcome back. Today, we’re talking about how to study smart in law school so you can stay on top of your workload and do as well as possible academically, without undue stress and strain.
We talk to a lot of incoming 1Ls, and one of the questions we hear over and over is how to handle the huge workload in law school. It can be incredibly intimidating to start law school, especially if you have never had a job that required you to work a lot of hours on an ongoing basis. So, what can you do to keep things under control?
In this episode we discuss:
- Challenges that undergrads can face if they go straight to law school
- How working prepares you for law school
- Lee and Alison share how coming from the workforce helped them in law school
- Managing the expectations of family and friends as you start law school
- How to structure your time and get rid of distractions
- How much time should certain tasks take (reading, class prep, deep thinking tasks, etc.)
- The importance of creating a study calendar
- Practical techniques for managing your time productively
- How to stay accountable in law school
- Managing your life outside of law school (kids, significant others, emergencies, etc.)
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