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Title:
1L of a ride : a well-traveled professor's roadmap to success in the first year of law school
Author:
McClurg, Andrew J., 1954-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
St. Paul, MN : Thomson/West, [2009]

©2009
Physical Description:
xix, 420 pages ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
Destination law school -- Pre-trip planning: what to do before you arrive -- Fear factor: top five law student worries -- What kind of student do you want to be (and be known as)?: twenty law student types -- The first-year curriculum: what to expect -- The first days: orientation, seat choice, and classroom etiquette -- The Socratic and case methods: origins, purposes, facts and myths -- Reasons to participate in class and a dozen tips for doing it well -- Law professors -- The top five habits of successful students: a C.R.E.D.O. -- Case-briefing -- Note-taking -- Outlining -- Exam preparation -- Law school essay exams: fifteen common mistakes -- Tackling law school multiple-choice questions -- Legal research and writing: an interview with five experts -- Maintaining well-being -- Welcome back to the jungle: the perilous second semester -- Law review, moot court, and other co- and extracurricular activities -- Recapping law school's first year in the words of students -- Epilogue: The end of a long and grinding road -- Appendix A. List of law school study aids -- Appendix B. Sample issue-spotting / problem-solving essay question with model answer -- Appendix C. Sample short essay question with model answer.
ISBN:
9780314194831
Format :
Book