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Resources for Succeeding In Law School

* Please note that the following websites are not maintained by Vermont Law School and Vermont Law School assumes no responsibility for their content. If you find that a link is no longer current, please contact academicsuccess@vermontlaw.edu .


Learning styles

http://www.vark-learn.com/english/index.asp

This website includes a learning styles test and information about different learning styles. Learning about your learning style is a great starting point for law school success.


Tools for Succeeding in Law School

http://www.onlineasp.org/study/study00.htm

This site was compiled by Professor Vernellia Randall of the University of Dayton School of Law. It provides a terrific overview of many areas of law student concern from time management to exam preparation.

http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/profiles/glesnerfines/bgf-edu.htm#STUDENTS

This site was compiled by professor Barbara Glesner Fines from the University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law. The site includes excellent resources for in-coming law students including information on how to take multiple choice tests, an overview of the importance of grades, and techniques for minimizing stress and anxiety

http://www.lawnerds.com

A fun interactive site with some good tips about law school.


Efficient Reading Techniques

http://www.unc.edu/~ramckinn/Reading.html

This is a great site about efficient reading techniques. The site was created by University of North Carolina Law Professor Ruth Ann McKinney.


Briefing

http://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/profiles/glesnerfines/bateman.htm

Here are tips on case briefing from Professor Paul Bateman of Southwestern University School of Law

Outlining

Professor Lenni Benson from New York Law School talks about Outlining

http://origin.eastbaymedia.com/~nyls/asx/audio/benson9.29.06.asx

Procrastination

The following links provide good information about procrastination:

http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/stressprocrast.shtml
and
http://http-server.carleton.ca/~tpychyl/

Time Management

Worried about time management? Check out the following sites for helpful tips:

http://www.ucc.vt.edu/stdysk/htimesug.html
and
http://ub-counseling.buffalo.edu/studytime.shtml