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May 2014

If you ask a law student what type of assessment they prefer, there’s a good chance that they’ll favour an essay or problem solving assignment over exams. Sure there’s those pesky footnotes to deal with, but at least there isn’t the stress of trying to demonstrate everything you learnt this semester in just a few hours. 

While there’s not much that we can do to avoid exams, in Mastering Law Studies and Law Exam Techniques author and longtime exam marker Richard Krever offers plenty of insider tips to help make exam season less of an ordeal.

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May 2014

Law school is sometimes a bit like the animal kingdom. While we all share the same habitat and live, predominately, in peace with one another, there is no denying that within every law student cohort, there are a few student types that stand out from the pack. So where do you fit in this constant quest to be King of the Jungle? 

SPOILER ALERT: Gross generalisations ahead.

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17
May 2014

If you’re currently buried in exam notes and textbooks – and let’s face it, most of us are – then you’re probably not in the mood to read a book about how you could become a better law student. Heck, you could even be wishing that you never became a law student. However, if you feel that you could use some tips, guidance and advice about how to survive your exams (as well as the rest of your degree!) Becoming a Lawyer: Success at Law School may be worth adding to your reading list.

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16
May 2014

There are many times when us law students feel the only people that can really understand us are other law students. I mean, nobody else is going to get all of those terrible estoppel puns. Dating another law student can be great, but what happens after the romance comes to an end? And more specifically, what happens when you break up with a law student?  A cautionary tale…

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