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Author: Jen Randolph Reise

Jen Randolph Reise Jen Randolph Reise teaches business law as a visiting professor at Mitchell Hamline School of Law, the first U.S. law school to launch an ABA-approved blended learning J.D. program. She is a securities and corporate governance attorney by training, and has worked both in private practice at a large Minneapolis firm and in-house at a public company. She has also founded tech-ed startup JD Navigator, with advice for people considering law school.

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Exam Desks

The bar exam: Catching up on the conversation

August 30, 2021

If you’re considering applying to law school, or in your 1L year, you may have only vague understandings about what the bar exam is. I know I did. Maybe you’ve seen some of the recent pieces arguing about how it should be changed or abolished. It’s like


Preparing for your first online law school exams

May 04, 2020

With continuing stay-home orders and closed campuses, many law students are studying to take their finals online for the first time. Here’s my advice on how to prepare.   Understand the format for each of your exams: scheduled/unscheduled, duration, and if it’s at all open-book.

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How to adapt to remote learning

March 11, 2020

With the threat of COVID-19 becoming more and more real, an increasing number of U.S. law schools are announcing a sudden switch to online classes. Here’s how you, as a law student, can make the change, and maximize your work, in this environment,