Saturday, January 9, 2010


Embrace it. I am finishing up my 1st year and my classmates are flooding my email with depressing stories of their average grades. Everyone asks the same questions and being as introspective as I am I have an answer--

First of all we all know that we know the law. That is a given. What we don't know is how to present it in a lawyerly like fashion. So what should we do? I propose the LEEWS challenge. Have you heard of it? It is a strategic exam answering audio presentation. They offer many other products and services but you should check them out for yourself.

LEEWS teaches you how to read, analyze, organize and answer a law school exam hypo in a Professor friendly manner. After all we will learn the law when we take Bar review classes so law school's only purpose is to teach us to think like a lawyer. Yes, I know we are all so sick of hearing that but its true.

I did not study AT ALL and i managed to bring in average grades. Average grades or as my sister says, "C's get degrees" will get me by BUT if I did not study and managed to pull average grades....imagine if I studied and learned to write better! I would be an A student no question about it.

The bottom line is that the "light bulb" has officially gone off and I am convinced that all I need to focus on this semester is being logical, methodical, organized and efficient. Sounds easy huh~! It is! Especially when you have guidelines and a structured program to follow. So, Im on it and I will keep you all posted on my progress.

I am reading my Civ Pro for Monday and I must say....I did kinda miss it! Welcome to Spring 2010 everyone! Good luck!

1 comment:

R said...

Note from Canada, we use the IRAC (Issue, Rule, Analysis, Conclusion) method. It's interesting. I'm in my second semester as a law student. It was fun writing my first set of exams. har har.