Academic Success Workshops

August 21, 2014, 1:30pm – November 21, 2014, 1:30pm
University of Louisville, Brandeis School of Law
Sponsored by: Office of Academic Success

Academic Success Workshops

“Who says there is no such thing as a free lunch?”

Sponsored by the Office of Academic Success and the 2014 Academic Fellows

Wednesday, August 27th, Room 175 (12:05-1:00):

“Law School 101: Succeeding Early in Law School”

There will be a short presentation on understanding your learning style (VARK) for more effective studying followed by a law school panel of 2Ls and 3Ls who will share their tips and advice on how they successfully navigated the first few months of law school, and how their strategies led to good grades.  . Lunch will be provided. Bring your own beverage.

Wednesday, September 10th,  Room 275 (11:50-12:50)

 “Briefing and Outlining for an A”

There will be a short presentation on starting a law school outline using your class notes and briefs. The presentation will be followed by a student panel w/2Ls + 3Ls sharing their best practices of how they successfully transferred briefs and notes to a stellar outline that produced great grades at the end of the semester.  Lunch will be provided. Bring your own beverage.

Wednesday, October 15th,   Room 275  (11:50-12:50)

 “Using Technology in Law School for Success”

There will be a short presentation on using various technologies to assist with work associated with attending law school followed by a student panel of 2Ls and 3Ls who have successfully implemented various5 technologies effectively  in their studies. They will share best practices for success.  Lunch will be provided. Bring your own beverage.

Wednesday , November 19th,  Room 275 (11:50-12:50)

 “Exam Preparation: Tips on Preparing and Writing “A” Exam Answers”

There will be a short presentation on law school exam taking with tips and best practice techniques followed by a panel of 2Ls and 3Ls who have successfully applied their own exam-taking techniques with fantastic results. Lunch will be provided. Bring your own beverage