The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond
About This Show
The Law School Toolbox podcast is an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more. The Law School Toolbox podcast is hosted by opinionated law school and bar exam experts Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess. You might not always agree with us, but we guarantee you won’t be bored listening! Our goal is to impart useful, actionable advice in an entertaining manner. Join us! And, if you have an opinion on the show, please drop by and offer a review. We’re here to help, and we’d love to hear from you!
Most Recent Episode
098: Top 1L Questions: Non-Traditional Law Students
4 days ago
Welcome back! Today we are sharing tips for the non-traditional law students out there. If you're getting ready for law school, this episode is going to be one you definitely want to flag! There is great stuff in here that even full-time, more traditional law students can learn from as well. In this episode, we discuss: People who might be considered “non-traditional” law students Balancing school and other obligations, including work and family Financial challenges unique to non-traditional students, and resources to help alleviate the stress Getting used to being in an academic environment after a break The advantages non-traditional students may have over traditional students Having a master calendar for all areas of your life, and how to prioritize based on degree of urgency Learning how to utilize your “village” for help – and it’s okay to ask for help! Culture shock for those who are the first in their families to go to college or graduate school Resources: Start Law School Right Course (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/start-law-school-right/) Parenting in Law School: Surviving 1L Year While Raising a Family (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/law-school-kids-surviving-1l-year-raising-family/) Buy Nothing Project – Find a Group (https://buynothingproject.org/find-a-group/comment-page-1/) The Freecycle Network (https://www.freecycle.org/) Be Ready to Throw Your Writing Style Out the Window (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/0l-to-1l-be-ready-to-throw-your-writing-style-out-the-window/) Non-Traditional Law Students: Exploit Your Strengths, Meet Your Challenges (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/non-traditional-law-students-exploit-your-strengths-meet-your-challenges/) Balancing Life as a Night Student