19
Jan 2012

I’m doing summer school at the moment. Yes, I’m inside read while my friends are at the beach, but it’s not all bad. Here’s my take on the pros and cons of summer school…

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07
Feb 2010

Legal essays are a strange quirk of study. While they are the bane of your existence throughout your law school life, stealing time and driving you to sleep-deprived delirium at least twice every semester, they cease to bear much significance as a practicing lawyer – unless you choose an academic career or publish legal research.

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07
Feb 2010

Given the multiple sources from which you are expected both to draw from and understand, making notes can seem a little daunting.

Kathryn Millist, in-house counsel to Stockland advises that you make your notes according to the length of each set reading. We suggest you bring those notes to class and consolidate your class and readings notes for the exam. It sounds like a lot of work – and it is. Hence we recommend study groups.

“I don’t think there is a short-cut to making notes,” said Millist. “Half of it can be mind-numbingly boring. You need to distract yourself – then read it over.”

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20
Apr 2010

It always happens. You get your subject outline and quickly scan through in the first week of semester. Everything seems straightforward. No need to start early. There's eight whole weeks before that paper is due. Future-Student can deal with that problem, Beginning-of-Semester-Student has to watch half a dozen episodes of How I Met Your Mother, right?

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