Be prepared for course registration and choose the courses that are right for you. Do you want to enroll in an externship or an independent study? Do you need to request to enroll in more than 16 hours as a full-time student or 12 hours as a part-time student? Have you completed a degree checklist recently? Do you want to take non-law graduate level courses?
The Student Life Office will be offering course registration advising office hours for upper division students on October 25, 26, and 27. Stop by or make an appointment in advance to discuss any questions you may have regarding your Spring 2011 schedule, graduation requirements, externships, pre-registration permission forms, etc. Kathleen Bean, Associate Dean for Student Life, and Kimberly Ballard, Academic Success Director, will be available to provide one-on-one advising, and to answer questions about course selection. To sign-up for a time in advance, add your name to the appointment sheet outside the Brandeis Room (112).
Monday, October 25, noon to 2:00
Tuesday, October 26, 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, October 27, 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
It’s happening here – another “brief” break!! Students, staff, and faculty are invited to the Cox Lounge, TODAY, for a brief break from their computers and their books. We’ll have every variety of Krispy Kreme you can imagine, plus coffee, milk, and apple cider! So please join us anytime between 3:30 and 4:00 p.m.
The calendar no longer supports the idea that exams are a distant event. There are only five full weeks remaining before the end of classes. The remainder of this week's tips will focus on exam preparation.
- Ask your professors questions. Your professors will be writing and grading your exams. Your professors are the experts. Ask questions about any areas on which you are confused. Ask early and often rather than wait until the end of classes.
- Spend time on memory work. Drill on rules and elements so that you know them by heart. Even if you are able to take a rule or statute book into an exam, you need to know the rules to avoid having to look everything up.
- Apply the material constantly. The more practice questions that you do, the better prepared you will be to organize your answers and to spot nuances in the law. Practice questions also help you self-monitor what you need to study more and what you know already.
The calendar no longer supports the idea that exams are a distant event. There are only five full weeks remaining before the end of classes. In light of the seriousness of the time in the semester, the remainder of this week's tips will focus on exam preparation.
- Stop fragmenting your efforts and refocus. If you have been coasting through class until now, stop. If you have been focusing on extracurricular activities to the exclusion of academics, stop. If you have been partying instead of studying, stop. You need to prioritize your efforts for studies now.
- Take responsibility for wherever you are in your studies. If you are in good shape, congratulate yourself and plan the next step before you are tempted to rest on your laurels. If your studying is in shambles, do not blame your present situation on your professors, study partners, family, or whomever comes to mind. Own it and move forward.
WANT THE POSSIBILITY TO COMPETE AT OXFORD?
The Oxford Intellectual Property Research Centre is hosting it’s annual Trademark Law Moot Court Competition March 18 & 19, 2011.Some prior knowledge of Trademark Law is highly preferred, though not required.
There is no guarantee to travel to Oxford. The team will write and submit a brief to the Competition Committee, who will choose the top 20 submissions that will be invited to Oxford.
The brief will be worth 1 credit hour, if the team is chosen the authors will receive 2 credit hours (1 for the brief and 1 for the argument portion).IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE PROVIDE A STATEMENT OF INTEREST (maximum 2 pages) PROVIDING WHY YOU ARE INTERESTED AND WHAT MAKES YOU QUALIFIED TO PARTICIPATE TO PROFESSOR CROSS at email@example.com
THE STATEMENT OF INTEREST IS DUE BY OCTOBER 29, 2010