Great advice! What have some of your favorite study tools been? IE: LEEWS, E&E's, flashcards, etc?Thanks.
Hello, I am trying to relax during my summer break right now, but I am still very preoccupied with receiving tips on how to reach that prized top 10% position in my school, so I am on the right track from the get go. Can any of you offer me some advice so I start law school knowing exactly what I need to do to reach my goal?
Quote from: juliemccoy on June 12, 2007, 10:45:32 AMGreat advice! What have some of your favorite study tools been? IE: LEEWS, E&E's, flashcards, etc?Thanks.I don't use them, waste of time. You could be using that time to learn the law and relax. Supplements are great for those who need them, but they are just that, supplements.
Quote from: juliemccoy on June 12, 2007, 10:45:32 AMGreat advice! What have some of your favorite study tools been? IE: LEEWS, E&E's, flashcards, etc?Thanks.And another thing about study aids.... I did LEEWS, but did it sort of half-assed throughout the semester. Big mistake. If you're gonna benefit from LEEWS, you have to follow all the directions and do all the work that Wentworth Miller asks for. I think the program is great for teaching how to take exams. So, BEFORE 1L starts, spend a few weeks working on the LEEWS program hardcore. Just trust the program and what he is teaching you. If you wait until the semester to do LEEWS, it will be hard to properly absorb all the techniques because you have 4 other law classes to worry about. Do LEEWS right before the 1L semester starts.As for study aids specifically for classes, E&Es and the Understanding Series are the best in my opinion. If you have the time during the semester, the best way to use them is to first look at the syllabus for each class. Then, the weekend before you start a new topic in a class, read up on that subject with either the E&E or the Understanding Book. This will give you a plain language, easy to understand background about the material. Then, during the following week when the professor starts teaching the topic and you begin reading all the cases for it, you will understand what is going on a hell of a lot better.