The Westlaw Academic team brings articles relevant to the law school experience.

How to maximize your post-graduation job prospects

Oct 2, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

In this post for your consideration are the four factors—within your control – that have the greatest impact on your employment prospects post-graduation.

How to deal with attending law school with a full-time job

Sep 24, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

Law school is hard enough by itself. It’s a whole new level of difficulty with a full-time job. Here are some ways to help deal with it.

The Biggest Takeaway From Law School Orientation

Sep 11, 2015 By: Samuel Berbano

As you begin your journey into the legal profession, you might be hearing many unfamiliar terms. Some are ordinary words with different meanings inside a law school!

Law Students — Five Keys for Acing Your Exams

Dec 9, 2014 By: Adam Gropper

The preparation for and the taking of final written exams provides multiple opportunities to think and act like a real lawyer serving the needs of your client

Why You Should Start With Notes of Decisions

Dec 1, 2014 By: Ben Petersburg

Notes of Decisions are short summaries of cases interpreting a particular aspect of the statute or rule and can quickly help you find what you need

Two Steps for Better Exam Prep

Oct 24, 2014 By: Samuel Berbano

Better hypos by using WestlawNext!

Law School Survival Tips: Finding the healthy school/life balance

Oct 2, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Now we’ve come to the installment of our law school survival tips most relevant to surviving law school: finding the right balance between school and the rest of your life

Tip of the Week: Why WestlawNext?

Sep 29, 2014 By: Ben Petersburg

WestlawNext has many resources beyond cases, statutes, and secondary sources. Knowing what they are, where to find them, and how to use them can greatly increase your research efficiency.

Law School Survival Tips: Secrets to success on essay exams

Sep 24, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Law school essay exams require more than just arriving at the correct conclusion. Instead, you’re supposed to consider a wide range of possibilities. Here are some tips for success.

Law School Survival Tips: Effective note-taking in class

Sep 17, 2014 By: Jeremy Byellin

Because of the importance of note-taking in class, it’s consequently important to take very complete notes in the first place.

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