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Survive Law

March 8, 2019

At first, everything radiates novelty, you’re (hopefully) studying something that interests you, you have three months of summer vacation, learning is self-directed and you don’t have class 9 to 3 Monday to Friday. But at the halfway mark of your degree, you may find yourself in a law school slump. The challenge is to maintain enthusiasm or e...

July 26, 2018

Every semester ends with a promise to yourself: get your life sorted before the next semester begins. Most of us spend our breaks decompressing, attempting to process what even happened in the last six anxiety-ridden months. Keep these five points at the back of your mind as you lurch back into studying.

February 13, 2017

Groan. “The holidays went too quick.”“I didn’t catch up on sleep enough...

January 9, 2017

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...

December 21, 2015

During law school, it is very easy to feel overwhelmed when trying to learn about complex areas of law, perfecting clerkship applications, participating in extr

October 26, 2015

‘It’s too difficult’. ‘I’m not smart enough’. ‘Everybody hates me’. Do any of these thoughts sound familiar? Psychologists call these types of thoughts...

October 21, 2015

You deserve a medal for getting through law school. Now before everyone rolls their eyes, take a minute to admit that law school can be downright draining...

August 21, 2015

In my first year, I was enthusiastic – almost ecstatic – about starting my five-year double degree. Keen and eager, I sped through readings, notes and...

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...

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