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Survive Law

February 6, 2018

Studies have shown that writing notes can help you retain and recall information. A study conducted by the University of California found that those who wrote notes by hand were forced to summarise and paraphrase their notes, leading to improved retention, while those who typed their notes tended to type every word, learn by verbatim and scor...

July 14, 2017

Hey everyone! I'm Eric, the new editor for Survive Law Australia.

March 7, 2017

Writing your first professional email can be daunting. It's a delicate balance between professionalism, politeness and - last but not least...

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.

September 16, 2014

After reading the first few sentences of a law essay, most markers will start to formulate an idea of the mark range. If they start with a Credit, Pass or Fail mark in mind, it becomes incredibly difficult for the paragraphs that follow to bring the paper back up into the higher mark brackets. Impress your marker from the get-go by following...

August 7, 2014

Reflective assignments: you either love them or loathe them. I fall into the second category. When I received my first reflective assignment, I couldn’t help bu

April 14, 2014

We have come to the time of semester where most students are planning on getting their assignments under control before the downhill run to the end of semester.

April 7, 2014

Plagiarism. The wrongful appropriation of another author’s words, thoughts, ideas or expressions and the representation of them as your own original work. The t

October 22, 2013

With so many assignments to do each semester, it’s easy for all those resources to get into a funky mess if you don't keep them in check. Academic misconduct is

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