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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

Exam notes, exam summaries or study notes – whatever you call them, they are the savior of law students. Thanks to the …

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 …

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.

One easy way to improve your exam technique

Using a simple timer during your exams will improve your exam technique and your scores; it will keep you on track during the exam and give you an edge over other students. It’s so simple, but almost no one does it properly.