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Sep 2015

Do you ever walk away from a massive study session feeling as though you didn’t actually accomplish anything or find that you’ve fallen asleep listening to lecture recordings? You may not be studying in a manner that bests suits your learning style. Let’s face it, no one has time to spend all day studying with work, sport, extra –curricular activities and our social lives all competing for priority. We need to study smarter, not harder and learn to use methods that best suit our learning style.

In a nutshell, there are three learning types, visual, auditory and kinesthetic. If you’re unsure which category you fall under, read on!

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01
Sep 2015

The toughest thing about law assignments is the word count. Yep, it's even worse than footnoting. At the start you think, “How could anyone have 1,500 words to write about constructive trusts?” But this soon becomes, “If I play with the margins, can I get away with an extra 400 words?”

If you’re WAY over the word count on your assignment, here’s what you can do next…

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Aug 2015

Is there someone in your class who perfectly answers every question before your tutor even finishes asking it? Chances are you hate that guy. Class participation doesn’t have to be painful. It’s supposed to be easy marks.

Changing a few habits and employing some of these tips will help you feel more confident...

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07
Aug 2015

Looking back at my first year of university, some things worked out great, but others not so much.

Before diving into my second year, I tried to figure out what did and didn’t work well for me, and looked at ways I could do things differently. 

If you’re just starting your first semester of law, here are a few pointers…

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04
Aug 2015

Were you less than impressed with last semester’s exam results? 

In the first year of my degree I would stock up on nice new stationery and spend so much time organising and re-organising my lecture and study notes that there was very little time left for actual study. After going into my contract law exam with only half my exam notes prepared and relying on printed lecture slides for the rest of the course content, I knew that I needed to change. 

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