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Preparing for closed book law exams

Closed book exams are becoming more common. There’s a simple way to study for closed book law exams to ensure you score the highest grade possible!

starting a law student blog

Starting a law student blog

A simple guide to starting a law student blog. Build your personal brand or network with other lawyers, it’s super easy to get started.

free exam notes and summaries to use

Free law student exam notes

Find the best free law student exam notes here. A list of online lecture notes and summaries to use when preparing your own exam notes.

AGLC referencing for law students is scary

Quick guide to AGLC

Referencing at law school, and the tyranny of the Australian Guide to Legal Citation (AGLC, or AGLC3 for the 3rd edition) rules, keeps …

Exam scripts and skeleton answers are essential for law exams

Exam scripts and skeleton answers

An exam script, also called a skeleton answer, is a pre-prepared answer to a question expected to be on an exam. They are essential …

law student holiday

Why you should study during the holidays

Is it worth studying during your holidays to get a head start on your next semester? I think so; a small investment at this stage will cut down your workload in the next semester, help you hit the ground running, and prevent you from falling behind.

tips for note taking at law school

Note taking at law school

Note taking at university can take many forms – you can use a pen and paper, tablet or laptop. I recommend you try as many formats as possible, but you must understand why you’re taking notes (and it’s not to scribble down every word the lecturer says).

Practical elective subject for law students

Preparing for a High Court appeal as an elective subject

Choosing elective subjects can be tricky; do I want relevant electives to make my job applications seem relevant, or do I just want easy ones so that I don’t have to work very hard for the last few months of my degree? It’s a difficult question that many law students ask themselves. Here is an interesting elective that a group of Monash law students chose in their final year.