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California Bar Exam Outlines - Bar Exam Outlines

California Bar Exam Lean Sheets<p>California bar exam Lean Sheets streamline the most important and frequently tested information for every MBE and …

Project Management

Your Law School Shopping List

Starting law school this fall? Here is a shopping list to help you get back-to-school ready. It may have been a few years since you did …

4 Evidence-Backed Law School Study Tips

Everyone knows law school involves a lot of reading. And, we’ve all heard about the importance of studying. But what actually works? If you are …

5 Study Tips for Auditory Learners in Law School

<i>We’re continuing our series on different learning styles and study habits by focusing on auditory learners. Not sure if you’re an auditory learner?</i> …

Why Ditching the Laptop for Lecture May be Better than You Think

We at the Law School Toolbox have talked about handwriting your lecture notes before. But in case you are pondering whether to type or handwrite this …

More Reasons to Handwrite Law School Class Notes

We recently talked about why you may want to ditch the laptop and opt for handwriting your law school class notes. In case you weren’t convinced, …

Tips for Studying for a Closed Book Law School Exam

I had all closed book exams in law school until I was a 2L and I loved them. I know, I am strange, but I thought it seemed more fair that everyone …

Study Skills

Careers for the 21st century law student

Even in a profession as traditional as law, technology is powerful enough to kill and create a range of roles.<p>Law firms didn’t increase the number of graduate vacancies this year, but jobs in IT and telecommunications have rocketed.<p>The number of entry-level posts at tech companies was up 17.9% in …

1L Exams Start in a Week! What Should You Be Doing?

Believe it or not, December is here! Which means most law schools start exams in the next week or so. Scary thought, right? When you stop …

Law School

Taking Law School Exams the 80/20 Way - The Girl's Guide to Law School®

It’s a truism of life, with a great deal of truth, that 80% of your results in anything come from 20% of your effort. I have absolute certainty that …

Can You Fake It Till You Make It with Law School Finals?

This post is not going to teach you the secret for getting good grades without studying. I wish it were that simple! What I hope it will do, though, …

32 Struggles Every Single Law Student Will Understand

"One does not simply do the required readings until exam season." From the brilliant (and over-stressed) Law Student Problems.

Tell the Wolves I'm Home

• <b>Author:</b> Carol Rifka Brunt<p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY</b> <b><br>The Wall Street Journal • O: The Oprah Magazine • BookPage • Kirkus Reviews • Booklist • School Library Journal</b> <b></b><br>In this striking literary debut, Carol Rifka Brunt unfolds a moving story of love, grief, and renewal as two lonely …

The Wasp Factory

• <b>Author:</b> Iain Banks<p>The polarizing literary debut by Scottish author Ian Banks, <i>The Wasp Factory</i> is the bizarre, imaginative, disturbing, and darkly comic look into the mind of a child psychopath.<p>Meet Frank Cauldhame. Just sixteen, and unconventional to say the least:<p>Two years after I killed Blyth I …

Worst. Person. Ever.

• <b>Author:</b> Douglas Coupland<p>Raymond Gunt likes to think of himself as a pretty decent guy—he believes in karma, and helping his fellow man, and all that other good stuff. Sure, he can be foulmouthed, occasionally misogynistic, and can just generally rub people the wrong way—through no fault of his own! …

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves

• <b>Author:</b> Karen Joy Fowler<p><b>Shortlisted for the 2014 Man Booker Prize<br>Winner of the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award</b> <b><br>One of the New York Times Book Review’s 100 Notable Books of 2013<br>Named by The Christian Science Monitor as one of the top 15 works of fiction</b><p><b>The New York Times bestselling author of The Jane Austen</b> …

Zoli

• <b>Author:</b> Colum McCann<p><b>A unique love story, a tale of loss, a parable of Europe, this haunting novel is an examination of intimacy and betrayal in a community rarely captured so vibrantly in contemporary literature.</b><p>Zoli Novotna, a young woman raised in the traveling Gypsy tradition, is a poet by …

10 Must-Read Books for February

It’s only the second month of 2014, and we already have a bunch of books to jot down for end-of-year list consideration. We’ve still likely got a …

Books

'Death of the Black-Haired Girl' a Robert Stone special

Robert Stone has long been a big-picture novelist. "Dog Soldiers," which won a 1975 National Book Award, involves a "journalist of sorts" who tries to smuggle three kilos of heroin to Northern California from Saigon; the magnificent "Damascus Gate" (1998), meanwhile, offers a kaleidoscopic look at …

This Week in Fiction: Zadie Smith

<i>This week’s story, “Moonlit Landscape With Bridge,” takes place in an unnamed country, which has been devastated by a destructive storm. When did you first start thinking of the story? Did images from the recent typhoon in the Philippines have any influence on you?</i><p>I started writing it just after …

Editors' Picks for 2013: Fiction

Looking back over a year in which thrilling debuts rubbed shoulders with long-awaited novels from literary lions, we’ve chosen fifteen powerful, …

Books

The Silkworm

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Galbraith<p><b>Private investigator Cormoran Strike returns in a new mystery from Robert Galbraith, author of the #1 international bestseller The Cuckoo's Calling.</b><p>When novelist Owen Quine goes missing, his wife calls in private detective Cormoran Strike. At first, Mrs. Quine just thinks …

The Handmaid's Tale

• <b>Author:</b> Margaret Atwood<p><b>Now a Hulu Original Series</b><p><i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> is a novel of such power that the reader will be unable to forget its images and its forecast. Set in the near future, it describes life in what was once the United States and is now called the Republic of Gilead, a monotheocracy …

Americanah

• <b>Author:</b> Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie<p><b>The bestselling novel—and one of Barack Obama’s summer reading picks—from the award-winning author of We Should All Be Feminists and Dear Ijeawele.</b> <b><br>“From one of the world’s great contemporary writers comes the story of two Nigerians making their way in the U.S. and</b> …

The Luminaries

• <b>Author:</b> Eleanor Catton<p>The bestselling, Man Booker Prize-winning novel hailed as "a true achievement. Catton has built a lively parody of a 19th-century novel, and in so doing created a novel for the 21st, something utterly new. The pages fly."--New York Times Book Review<p>It is 1866, and Walter Moody …