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Working on an Essay Exam

Last-minute tips for how to excel on law school essay exams

November 10, 2022

Knowing how to take a law school exam can be just as important as knowing the material that will be tested. Here are some last-minute study tips for essay exams in law school. Our law school expert, Heather Buck from JD Advising,

Making an Outline

5 tips to get you started on writing law school outlines

October 06, 2022

One of the most important tools for studying for exams in law school is the outline. Our law school expert, Heather Buck from JD Advising, provided strategies for outlining and a step-by-step process for creating your outline in a recent Virtual Office Hours session with the

Taking the MPRE

Prepare for the MPRE with these tips from JD Advising

September 14, 2022

Get relevant, last-minute tips and information for the upcoming MPRE from JD Advising’s lead course instructor and tutor, Meagan E. Jabbori, Esq. Meagan has established herself as an expert on the MPRE. She privately tutors for the MPRE and teaches JD Advising’s MPRE Course, which was personally

Woman setting her budget

Building Your Law School Budget

July 15, 2022

It’s never too late or too early to create your law school budget.  And always a good idea to regularly review your budget. Join Justin Zieman, AFC® from non-profit AccessLex Institute explains budgeting for law school. The Virtual Office Hours series connects you with experts

Bar Exam Studying

8 Essential Tips for First Time Bar Exam Takers

March 25, 2022

Planning to take the bar exam soon? Looking to get ahead and start preparing for the bar exam early? Make sure you are on the right track to pass the bar exam the first time with these easy to implement tips! The Virtual Office Hours

Discussing what well-being in law school—and moving into practice—means for law students

October 07, 2021

Each year the ABA Law Student Division and the ABA CoLAP Law School Committee partner on the national Mental Health Day Program. This initiative is intended to spotlight the critical importance of our own well-being, and specific strategies to protect our well-being in law school and in

MPRE Tips

Model for success: 10 quick MPRE tips

June 29, 2021

While many students often choose to underestimate the MPRE, the test can pose its own challenges and pitfalls to the uninitiated. The MPRE is designed to measure the knowledge and understanding of established standards related to a lawyer's professional conduct. So, it is important to understand and appreciate the structure, format, and

Working on Public Service Loan Forgiveness Paperwork

Get answers on Public Service Loan Forgiveness from a student loan educator

June 11, 2021

Join Ashley Norwood-Struppa, AFC® from nonprofit AccessLex Institute as she covers the ins and outs of the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program for those pursuing public interest careers. The Virtual Office Hours series connects you with experts to help you thrive as a law student

Woman Doing Finances

Plan for your financial life after law school with AccessLex

April 22, 2021

Join Jennifer DiSanza, JD, AFC® from nonprofit AccessLex Institute as she discusses the financial actions you can take as you prepare for and transition to life after law school. The Virtual Office Hours series connects you with experts to help you thrive as a law student and prepare

What I Wish I Knew: Learning from Women Lawyers of Color about Their Law School Experiences

Here's what women lawyers of color wished they knew about law school

April 07, 2021

Navigating through law school can be a challenging experience for everyone; often, advice about how best to navigate law school is not uniquely tailored to students of color generally, or to women of color's experiences. In honor of Women's History Month, join us as women attorneys of color

Man who Failed the Bar Exam

Top 5 reasons people really fail the bar exam

April 05, 2021

It is common to fail the bar exam and then pass on a later attempt. Thousands of repeat bar exam takers pass every single administration! The key is to figure out why you did not pass the bar exam so that you can change your approach and pass on your next try.

How to create your financial plan for the New Year (with a little help from the experts)

December 04, 2020

Managing real-life expenses and trying to save for your long-term financial goals are difficult tasks for most people, not just law students. The ABA and AcceessLex are here to help! Get for tips on creating a financial plan that will get you