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4 keys to staying focused and active during online courses

Following up on my previous post with tips for preparing for online law classes, here are some tips for what to do during a distance education session. During an online class… 1. Use headphones.  It helps. 2.  Take notes actively. 

I don’t care what you wear to an online class (but sitting at a desk is a good choice)

Bridget Crawford March 23, 2020

Over at the Law to Fact podcast, Professor Leslie Tenzer and I

Train your brain to be productive at home

Reichi Lee March 18, 2020

In normal times, who doesn’t love the idea of telecommuting? The prospect of WFHing in pants with an elastic waistband alongside what used

PSLF and LRAPs: The facts on loan forgiveness

Katherine Vega November 01, 2019

It’s never too early or too late to start thinking about paying off law school loans. In some cases, if

Don’t overlook retirement when paying down student debt

Michael Lux March 12, 2019

Getting that first student loan bill can be terrifying.  For many borrowers, it is the precise moment the monopoly money of student loans

Student Lawyer: There are many paths to the career you'll love

Student Lawyer January 02, 2020

It can be incredibly isolating to feel like your experience is dramatically different from that of everybody else around you and that few

Later-than-most to law school

Barbara Vargo January 01, 2020

Contrary to popular opinion, there are advantages that come with age, and they can help in law school.

Ask the Hiring Attorney: How do I hire a legal recruiter?

Shauna Bryce December 20, 2019

Q: How do I find a legal recruiter I can hire to help me find a job after I graduate and pass the bar?

Your OCI toolkit: How to build your case for the big on-campus interview

ABA Law Student Division August 02, 2019

It's not exactly Game of Thrones. But in OCI, you gotta play to win. And we're here to help you slay at your

Death becomes her: Plotting a career in funeral law

Emily Albrecht January 01, 2020

Insurance defense litigator Emily Albrecht digs into a specialty that would mortify other lawyers.

From J.D. to Plan B: It's time to take a chance on yourself

Jamie Diaferia January 01, 2020

Your career may not be a straight line. But if you know what you’re good at, you’ll get where you’d like to be.

How experiential learning makes better future lawyers (podcast)

ABA Law Student Division March 13, 2020

In this edition of the ABA Law Student Podcast, host Jake Villarreal welcomes Rodney Smolla, dean of the Delaware Law School of Widener University, to hear

The Law Student Podcast talks with Berkeley Law's Erwin Chemerinsky

ABA Law Student Division February 14, 2020

New ABA Law Student Podcast host Jake Villarreal sits down with Erwin Chemerinsky, dean of the University of California Berkeley School of Law, constitutional law scholar, and