13
Feb 2017

Groan.

“The holidays went too quick.”

“I didn’t catch up on sleep enough.”

“I worked heaps but saved very little.”

I hear you. As much as we’d like to prolong our holidays as much as possible, it’s better to get into the habit of study before the semester starts, rather than procrastinating until something is due. Here a few ways to get back into it for the New Year:

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08
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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06
Feb 2017

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So you’ve turned up to enrolment day at your new law school – and it is just an information overload! Well I’m here to tell that it’s going to be OK. Many of you will be looking to study your Bachelor of Laws alongside another degree. In your double degree, you’ll soon discover that studying law is very different and requires you to apply yourself to make the most of your studies.

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03
Feb 2017

So you got in to Law School. Super. Gird your loins, bitches.

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01
Feb 2017

(The answer is no)

During my time at law school, the firm environment was the career path predominantly discussed. Paralegal roles, clerkships, graduate programs… everything seemed to centre on the firm.

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30
Jan 2017

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Now don’t get me wrong, I know we absolutely adore our non-law friends and fam. In fact, I doubt I could get through my law degree without them. However, the thing is, they don’t know much about studying law. You realise that they all have the same ideas about what it means to go through law school and become a lawyer (read: no idea). I think it's safe to say we've all heard these five phrases enough over the last few years to last us a lifetime…

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