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
089: The Leap from Undergrad to Law School (with Keri Clapp)
6 days ago
Welcome back! Today, we’re talking with Keri Clapp, professor and tutor for the Law School Toolbox and Bar Exam Toolbox, about important considerations to keep in mind as you make the transition from undergrad to law school. Keri, who teaches at both the undergraduate and law school level, offers her unique perspective to help us bring to light the key differences so you know what’s in store. In this episode, we discuss: Differences between undergrad and law school teaching methods, course materials, and study habits How struggling with the material is normal and part of the learning process What it means to “think like a lawyer” Overcoming the initial resistance to, and awkwardness of, legal writing Understanding social and lifestyle differences Informational interviews and other ways to get a taste for what it’s really like to be a law student and a lawyer before you take the plunge The importance of knowing yourself and your learning style Resources: Podcast Episode 1: Mindset – The Key to Success in Law School? (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-1-mindset-key-success-law-school/) Podcast Episode 43: Getting Mentally Prepared to Start Law School (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-43-getting-mentally-prepared-to-start-law-school/) Podcast Episode 7: Time and Life Management Basics (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-7-time-life-management-basics/) Podcast Episode 17: Where to Get Help in Law School (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-17-get-help-law-school/) Podcast Episode 2: Why Is Law School Hard? (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-2-law-school-hard/) Ginsberg, Ruth Bader. My Own Words. New York: Simon & Schuster, 201