Academic Support Programs

 Suggested Readings to Advise, Persuade and Influence
The Rest of Your Life,
and perhaps . . .
Help You Determine if Law School is Really for You

BEFORE AND DURING 1L:
 
Bridging the Gap Between College and Law School: Strategies for Success
Authors, Ruta K. Stropus and Charlotte D. Taylor
 
One L: The Turbulent True Story of a First Year at Harvard Law School
Author, Scott Turow
 
Acing Your First Year of Law School
Authors, Shana Connel Noyes and Henry S. Noyes
 
The Basics of Legal Writing (2006 ed.)
Author, Mary Banard Ray
        A great beginner's workbook that breaks cases down in simple layman's terms and tells you exactly what you should be getting out of a brief, paragraph by paragraph.
 
The Eight Secrets of Top Exam Performance in Law School
Author, Charles Whitebread
 
SUMMER AFTER 2L:
 
Pass Your Bar!
Authors, Denise Riebe and Michael Hunter Schwartz
This book gives students a step-by-step overview of the bar with strategies that work, as well as timetables and graphs to keep bar candidates on track.   
 
What Can You Do With A Law Degree? A Lawyers Guide to Career Alternatives Inside, Outside & Around the Law
Author, Deborah Arron
This book is a great one to read during your downtime immediately after taking the bar.  It has a wealth of websites to aid in career searches, as well as practical advice on things like how to rephrase past work experiences in legal terms, etc.
 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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