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Author: Andrew J. McClurg

Andrew J. McClurg Professor McClurg holds the Herff Chair of Excellence at the University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law. He has taught at six law schools and received several awards for both teaching and research. His law school prep book, "1L of a Ride: A Well-Traveled Professor’s Roadmap to Success in the First Year of Law School" (West Academic Publishing 2d ed. 2013), is recommended or required reading at many law schools. The new 1L of a Ride Video Course is a 12-part video series featuring, along with McClurg, award-winning professors Chris Coughlin (Wake Forest), Meredith Duncan (Houston), and Nancy Levit (UMKC).


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Grit And Grind

'Grit and Grind' your way to success in law school

July 14, 2016

Every student begins law school at the same starting line. Within weeks, days even, some students pull ahead while others fall behind. By the end of the year, at law schools all across America, the class is divided into GPA and class rank strata that include a top, middle, and bottom. What factors determine which group students end up in?