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Jan 2017

Pencils from Etsy

Even if you’re not someone who subscribes to the #newyearnewme mantra, it’s still time to throw out the leaking pens and half-torn notebooks and reinvent your stationery game. Here are five ways to ensure that your stationery game is looking #onfleek and ready to survive the turbulent ride ahead that is law school. Even if you’re failing your subjects, at least you’ve got awesome stationery.

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09
Jan 2017


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The Law School Slump. We all experience it at some point during law school. Most often, it’s because we’ve been working hard non-stop since high school. Symptoms usually start to appear in second or third year – when you’re about halfway through your degree. The good news is, you’re not alone and there are ways to get back on track.

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04
Jan 2017

In recent years, the legal sector has seen the introduction of numerous software designed to make legal work more efficient. In some cases, the software is able to automatically analyse court and tribunal cases or even produce “better quality” work than that traditionally done by paralegals. On the flip side, this software is also able to reduce legal costs, and work towards closing the justice gap by helping those who aren’t able to afford a lawyer or qualify for legal aid, access appropriate legal resources.

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Dec 2016

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Well done, you’ve made it through another year of law school. Walking out of that last exam for the year can feel like a dream. Not you though...you’ve decided to keep the feeling alive with summer school!

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21
Dec 2016

Five-hundred page textbooks are almost an essential for every law student. You start to accumulate something of a collection reminiscent of your five-year-old's self encyclopaedia collection. After two years, your textbook collection is worth almost $500-$1,000 (depending on whether you’re buying new or used). Despite being one of the “required textbooks”, they often get left behind, catch our tears and food crumbs and allow us to aggressively highlight, underline and tab them.

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19
Dec 2016

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Receiving results after a hard and stressful exam period may validate the work you’ve done throughout semester. For others, it may be a mixture of stressing over what went wrong and thinking that you’ll never pass another law unit again. Perhaps one of the biggest taboos in law school, failing is rarely talked about - the word is barely mentioned.

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