1L Students: Enjoy your break and get ready for a power second semester!

Check out these CALI law school success lessons!

A Good Place to Start…. Depends on Where you are Beginning (LSS33)  (Law School Success Lessons Overview & Finding Tool

Common Law Basics: What Faculty May Assume You Know (LSS20) 

Analysis 1: Thinking Like a Lawyer (LSS04) 

Time Management: Creating Your Plan (LSS09) 

Words Matter (LSS22)

Metacognition (LSS03) 

Don’t Compartmentalize! Transfer is the Key to Law School Success (LSS28) 

Law School Resources (LSS15) 

Preparing for Class 101: Preparing for Your First Day of Class (LSS34)

Case Briefing (LSS13) 

Excavating Facts from Cases (LSS16) 

Finding The Rule (LSS21)

Introduction to Rule Synthesis (LSS10)

Note-Taking in Law School 101: The Basics (LSS08)

Note-Taking in Law School 101: Case-Based Content (LSS14)

Secrets to Improved Memorization (LSS27)

Help! I am Zoning Out! (LSS35)

Study Groups: Best Practices (LSS29)

Legal Writing v. Exam Writing (LSS24)

Attacking Exams (LSS19)

Outlining Basics (LSS17)


Creating Study Aids (LSS02)

Reading Comprehension Strategies for Exams (LSS23)

Issue Spotting (LSS12)

Hyped about Hypos (LSS25)

Analysis 2: The “A” in IRAC: Application and Analysis (LSS06)

A Methodical Approach to Improve Multiple Choice Performance (LSS05)

Multiple-Choice Questions: Wrong Answer Pathology (LSS11)

Mechanics of Memorization (LSS18)

Grit, Growth, and Why it matters. Or, how to be gritty! (LSS30)

Mindfulness Practice for Law School (LSS31)

Assessing Your Own Work (LSS07)

How to Learn from Exams (LSS26)

Semester Self-Assessment & Reflection (LSS32)

Author: Sara J. Berman

Sara J. Berman, a graduate of the UCLA School of Law, is a Professor of Law and Assistant Dean at the Touro Law Center. She formerly served as a Director at the Washington DC-based Center for Legal Education Excellence.

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