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Jul 5, 2023

Welcome to the Law School Toolbox podcast for our special series on starting off on the right foot in law school! In today's episode, we're focusing on a very important question: What exactly are you supposed to pay attention to in class in order to make the most of your class time?

In this episode we discuss:

  • What law school isn't about
  • The most important things to pay attention to in class
  • Understanding the grey areas of the law and the ambiguities in fact patterns
  • Some of the lessons Lee and Alison learned during their time in law school
  • How to structure your class notes
  • How can you stay engaged when class is boring?
  • Why should you review your notes within a few days of class?

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Thanks for listening!

Alison & Lee