Academic Success - Presentations

Fall 2015 - Academic Success Workshops

Note: Below please find our tentative workshop dates, times and topics, which may be subject to change.

 

Finishing Your First Year Strong: Have you set yourself up for success this semester?
Friday, Jan. 22, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. in Classroom A
Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Classroom A

Building Analysis for Exams: Maximize your essay writing points by uncovering the keys to legal analysis.
Monday, March 14, 2016 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. in Classroom D
Friday, March 18, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. in Classroom A


Exam Essay Writing: Practice your essay writing skills and receive tailored feedback in preparation for finals.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 from 5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. in Classroom A
Friday, April 1, 2016 from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. in Classroom A

 

Workshop Recordings and Materials

Audio Files

Academic Success Workshop #1 – "Getting Started: Time Management and Issue Spotting"

Academic Success Workshop #2 – "Effective Outlining Strategies for Before, During, and After Class"

Academic Success Workshop #3 – "Practice Makes Perfect: Reading and Responding to Essay Questions"

PowerPoint Documents

» Achieving Your Personal Best in Law School

» Effective Outlining Strategies for First-Year Students

» Surviving 1L Finals

Videos

Note: The videos below require Windows Media Player and Microsoft Silverlight to view.

» Taking Notes in the Law School Classroom (23:10)

» Commercial Study Aids - To Use or Not to Use (28:10)

» Critically Reading Cases (38:33)

» Building Reading Comprehension (33:00)

» Creating a Course Outline (42:38)

» Syllogisms: Cornerstones of Legal Arguments (38:14)

» Essay Exam Skills Refresher (27:53)

» Excelling on Multiple-Choice Questions (52:51)