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!
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106: Go to Office Hours and Make it Worth Your Time
5 days ago
Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox Podcast. Today, we're talking about going to law professors' office hours and getting something out of it. Lots of law students say they're going to go to office hours regularly, but few actually do. Developing good relationships with your professors will not only have a positive effect on your law school success, but may prove to be valuable for years to follow. So tune in, and learn to love office hours! In this episode, we discuss: Why some students are hesitant to go to office hours Reasons why going to office hours is beneficial Ways to make office hours less intimidating and more useful How office hours in law school differs from undergrad Things you might talk about when you visit your professors Questions to avoid asking Other ways to interact with your professors if you are unable to make it to the scheduled office hours Don’t forget about your TAs! Resources: How to Get to Know Your Professors in Law School (http://thegirlsguidetolawschool.com/05/how-to-get-to-know-your-professors-in-law-school/) Office Hours – Should You Go? (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/office-hours-go/) Tips for Making the Most of Your Professor’s Office Hours (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/making-most-of-professors-office-hours/) Video Quick Tip: Office Hours (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/video-quick-tip-office-hours/) Avoiding Office Hours? Go, and Get Something Out of It (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/avoiding-office-hours-go-and-get-something-out-of-it/) Video Quick Tip: Finding Mentors and Sponsors (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/video-quick-tip-finding-mentors-and-sponsors/) Networking Strategies for a New World (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/careerdicta/networking