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Participation panic? 10 tips for authentically amplifying your voice in the law school classroom

Heidi K. Brown November 10, 2021

Are you feeling a bit nervous about speaking in class? Or getting cold-called by a professor? These tips might help you settle into your new academic adventure, practice amplifying your voice authentically, and ultimately thrive and flourish throughout your law school experience.

Don’t let so-so grades in law school get you down

Emily Elmer November 02, 2021

“To those of you who are graduating this afternoon with high honors, awards and distinctions, I say, ‘Well done.’ And as I like

Minding your money: How financial health intersects with physical and mental health

ABA Law Student Division October 14, 2021

Join Derek Brainard, MBA, AFC®, CRPC® from nonprofit AccessLex Institute, as he discusses why your financial health is just as important as

Learn how to create your law school financial plan with help from an expert

ABA Law Student Division August 20, 2021

Join Derek Brainard, MBA, AFC®, CRPC® from nonprofit AccessLex Institute as he outlines how to create a financial plan that works for you during

Evolution of the bar exam

Amy Gaiennie November 04, 2021

Each year, thousands of law students prepare for the notable bar exam, a test of knowledge and skills which students must pass to

Student Lawyer: How to get good grades in law school

Student Lawyer October 01, 2021

There's a lot to learn in law school. The September/October 2021 issue of Student Lawyer magazine is here to help you learn how

Let positive thoughts about the bar exam process and the future keep you on track

Sara J. Berman September 30, 2021

Bar exam preparation—successful bar exam preparation—requires months of full-time work after law school graduation. Law school success requires three years of hard work,

Your legal adventure is out there! Considerations for choosing a path in the law

Rachel Gurvich and Margaret Hannon August 25, 2020

Law students often ask, “how do I know what kind of lawyer I want to be?” Or they see classmates who seem to

Still don’t know what you want to be when you grow up, 1Ls? It’s okay!

Emily Hirsekorn August 18, 2020

“The lawyers I’ve talked to said I have to choose a path and stick to it!” “Everyone else seems

How intellectual property is adapting to changing social justice needs (podcast)

ABA Law Student Division October 27, 2021

Boston University professor Jessica Silbey shares her expertise on IP law and how current shifts in thinking could bring about significant changes for some of these longstanding statutes.

Career shift: How Krystal Williams pivoted from business to law (podcast)

ABA Law Student Division September 29, 2021

Meg Steenburgh welcomes Krystal Williams to discuss her unconventional path to law. After many years as a business professional, Krystal’s hunger for learning