Incoming & 1L Students


Welcome Incoming and 1L students!

We are so happy you chose UofL Law School to prepare you for your new profession. Although this is a very exciting time in your life, entering law school is a major life transition. You will encounter numerous challenges. Your academic and professional success is of the utmost importance to the faculty, staff and administration at UofL Law School. The Academic Success Program is dedicated to helping you achieve your full academic potential.

Here are some helpful links for your first year of law school:

Orientation (login req'd) Appointments with the Director
First Year Classes
Time Management
First Week's Assignments (login req'd) Stress Resiliancy in Law School
Book List
2014 Final Exam Schedule
Meet Your Academic Fellows Exam Bank
Law School Study Aids
Resources for Law Students

Law School Success Cycle

The chart below will step you through the path to law school success, from preparing for your first law school class to taking your first law school exam. Click on the links for more information about each step.

Prepare for Class - Reading & Briefing Cases

Your First Law School Class - Socratic Method & Notetaking


Practice Questions - Study Aids

Exam preparation