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Feb 2017

It’s that time of year again. Time to pin-up your wall planner and brace your biros as we roll out of another summer and hit the books. While we law students get a bad rap for our low contact hours and sedentary study style, there are a few muscles we flex more than most. This is of course in addition to speed reading, which believe it or not is an actual international sport. It naturally follows then, that all this incidental exercise should increase our aptitude in certain physical endeavours. So hit the ground running, spike the heart rate and stay positive and sane with these 5 sports law students should ace.

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Jan 2017

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We usually turn to lecturers, our law school buddies and law grads for advice when it comes to battling your way through law school. But what about our good old parents? Love ‘em or loathe ‘em, they have an uncanny ability to ruthlessly dish out advice with #nofilter, right when you need it most (even though 9 times out of 10, it may not necessarily be what you want to hear).

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Jan 2017


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The Law School Slump. We all experience it at some point during law school. Most often, it’s because we’ve been working hard non-stop since high school. Symptoms usually start to appear in second or third year – when you’re about halfway through your degree. The good news is, you’re not alone and there are ways to get back on track.

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Dec 2016

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Receiving results after a hard and stressful exam period may validate the work you’ve done throughout semester. For others, it may be a mixture of stressing over what went wrong and thinking that you’ll never pass another law unit again. Perhaps one of the biggest taboos in law school, failing is rarely talked about - the word is barely mentioned.

 
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Oct 2016

Survive Law's Jess Awad dishes the dirt on LexisNexis' take on Workplace Bullying.

For those of you interested in gaining a broader understanding of workplace bullying, then this is the perfect addition to your library. It takes into account both the legal and psychological aspects of workplace bullying, giving you a broad sense of what constitutes bullying (and what doesn’t) and how it effects both the individual and the workplace.

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May 2016

Sometimes I feel like an energizer bunny – it’s a race to the end! With exams and clerkships coming up, the pressure is getting real. I get it. We’re competing against each other. That’s what law school is all about right? Wrong. 

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