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Mar 2016

Okay you got me, there’s absolutely no tricks or easy fixes to getting good marks at Law School. Work hard, turn up to lectures…you know the drill. But below are a few simple tips that can help bump a credit to a distinction, so listen up! 

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Mar 2016

Earlier this year, University of Sydney law students Claudia Sheridan and Sandra Hu travelled to Madrid to work on innovative solutions to the biggest problems facing the legal profession. Survive Law spoke to the team to find out more about their experiences. 

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Feb 2016

Everyone knows that coming back to law school is about making new friends, starting afresh with your organisation goals and (actually) attending classes this year. So I didn't write that list. I'm sure you'll read it elsewhere on whatever law school or student blog is trending these days. What I did write is a list of studying tactics, taken from the process of trial and error that was my first year of post-grad law. 

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Feb 2016

In the second installment for the CLC application series, Stephanie Fiteni tells you exactly how to show that you've got the x-factor in your CLC audition interview. To read part one click here.

Remember all that time you spent finding an opportunity and preparing your applications? Let’s not let that go to waste, shall we? Knowing background information about Community Legal Centres (CLC), how they operate and typical CLC clients can assist you during the interview as questions are often drawn from these areas and your knowledge about them.

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Feb 2016

Survive Law's resident CLC nerd, Carissa Gay, dishes the secrets to making your CLC application stand out from the crowd in a special two-part series on CLC applications.

For those who haven’t really heard of community legal centres (CLCs), they are independent not-for-profit organisations that provide legal services to the community, with a strong focus on addressing disadvantage and particular vulnerabilities. In addition to providing free or subsidised legal services to the community, CLCs are also involved in community education and development, as well as law reform and research.

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22
Feb 2016

More law students are opting towards doing double degrees these days and there are several reasons for this. If you’re currently studying a single law degree, or of studying a single law degree or you’re doing a double degree and thinking about continuing with just law, then keep reading! This post will focus on how to make the most of your straight law degree.

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