September 7, 2015

Whether it's a problem solving question or an essay, when it comes to law school assignments the real marks, the ones that take you from a credit to a distinction or a high distinction, are all in the critical analysis. Follow our critical analysis checklist and write a convincing assignment every time

September 1, 2015

The toughest thing about law assignments is the word count. Yep, it's even worse than footnoting. If you're WAY over the word count on your assignment, here's what you can do next.

June 18, 2015

So you’ve got your first law job and you’re keen to put some of that legal learning into practice. If you’ve never worked in a law firm before...

June 12, 2015

The law of diminishing marks says that the first few marks in an exam question are also the easiest to achieve. The further you wade into the analysis, the harder those subsequent marks are to attain. But the law of diminishing marks comes into play even earlier than that...

May 13, 2015

At the start of uni, everything is exciting and anything is possible. But as the semesters march on, the idealism often fades and the restlessness sets in. After a while everything just feels a bit 'blah';. Here are the top five causes of law school restlessness, and how to beat them...

May 5, 2015

Uh-oh. It’s that time of semester. You’ve spent a little too much time watching re-runs of How I Met Your Mother and now exams are only WEEKS AWAY. Gasp! Luckily, an exam study timetable might just save your skin. Here’s how to make one...

Getting Started

Check your exam times and download a weekly timetable template from Google Images. If exa...

April 22, 2015

You were so keen at the start of semester, so motivated. Somewhere along the line that fizzled out, and you could really use some motivation right now because assignments are due and exams are edging their way closer. How do you get your law student mojo back?

March 24, 2015

We all know study groups can produce great results. Working in a group can reduce your workload, provide different perspectives on a given topic and help you...

March 19, 2015

“Being a good law student is 3% talent, 97% not being distracted by the Internet.” Okay, so I’ve adapted a quote that was originally about writers, but...

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