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Bar Exam Resources for Mental Health

Essential Mental Health, Physical Health, and Wellness Resources for Bar Exam Prep

We are here to support you while you study for the bar exam. During this challenging time, we want to encourage you to take care of yourselves and continue to focus on all aspects of your well-being. Your physical and emotional health are critical to your success in life…and on the bar exam.

Westlaw research: Using segment search techniques with terms & connectors

Adil Khoso April 01, 2021

My last blog, which covered the first-part to this three-part research

Legal reasoning? It's all about IRAC

Norman Otto Stockmeyer March 09, 2021

As beginning law students soon learn, what we call “legal reasoning” can be expressed by the formula IRAC. It stands for Issue, Rule, Application,

Develop your financial resiliency with this installment of Virtual Office Hours

ABA Law Student Division March 05, 2021

Jacquie Carroll, Ed.D., AFC® from nonprofit AccessLex Institute walks through how to develop financial resiliency – an important skill for navigating uncertain times.

Get your law school summer financial plan in order with Virtual Office Hours

ABA Law Student Division February 12, 2021

How does your true spending compare with your spending plan? Will you have a paid internship?  Summer associate position?  Taking the bar exam? 

Polish your LinkedIn profile (with a little help from Virtual Office Hours)

ABA Law Student Division December 21, 2020

Get tips to ensure your LinkedIn profile is ready for employers and to grow your professional network. This edition of Virtual

5 questions to ask before becoming a construction lawyer

Tom Dunn and Lexie Pereira October 13, 2020

While construction law is generally a lesser-known practice of law amongst law students, it is by no means small. In fact, construction is

Student Lawyer: The future is what you make of it

Student Lawyer March 30, 2021

Change is always in the air in the legal profession. How do you position your career to be ready next shift? Our writers

Is change on the horizon for student loans?

Nancy Conneely March 01, 2021

Your loan debt probably already feels crushing. Discussions are underway to ease your burden, but their success is uncertain.

On-Campus Interviews: Bouncing back after not getting a job offer

Heidi Weaver April 27, 2020

As I write this article, there is a hiring freeze in effect due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and nobody is certain when the

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 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

The pursuit of a civil right to counsel (podcast)

ABA Law Student Division March 31, 2021

In the United States, the right to counsel in civil cases is currently a very complex issue. Some states provide counsel in certain

Housing and eviction law: How law students can help tenants in the midst of COVID-19

ABA Law Student Division March 02, 2021

At the start of the pandemic, Colorado lawyer Zach Neumann posted on social media that he would gladly assist those facing evictions, but