Here is a quick and dirty guide to AGLC3 referencing which collates the most frequently used citations required for law school essays.
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 for all law students who are chasing high distinctions in law. Final exams can account for between 70 – 100% of a subject mark, which means that an entire semester’s work of worth can be evaluated in 2 or 3 hours – you need to make the most of that time.
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.
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).
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.
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.