Aspen Publishers

The Law Student's Pocket Mentor: From Surviving To Thriving (Introduction to Law Series)

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ISBN: 9780735540347
Publisher: Aspen Publishers
Publication Date: 2007-08-08
Number of pages: 288
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As the ideal companion for law students, <b>The Law Student's Pocket Mentor: From Surviving to Thriving</b> guides students from the summer before starting law school straight through to their first clerking experience. It is a practical, step-by-step guide that uses exercises, worksheets, and checklists to help students identify their needs, plan strategies, and organize their efforts to maximize success in law school. <p class="copymedium"> <b>This pocket companion offers all of the essentials students need for success: </b> </p> <ul style="margin-left:50.0;" left="50.0"> <li> <b>It is comprehensive in coverage:</b> <ul> <li> covers <b>essential academic skills</b> (e.g., reading and briefing cases, taking notes in class, outlining, writing exams) </li> <li> provides <b>career preparation skills</b> (e.g., building strong resumes, choosing classes) </li> <li> discusses <b>emotional aspects</b> of legal education (e.g., maintaining balance, dealing with grades) </li> <li> addresses <b>special concerns of non-traditional students</b> </li> </ul> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <b>It is accessible in nature:</b> <ul> <li> approaches academic topics in a <b>user-friendly, non-academic style </b> </li> <li> gives a <b>student-eye-view of typical challenges</b> faced by law students, including letters from actual students, narratives, etc. </li> <li> presents skills in a <b>logical, step-by-step manner</b> </li> <li> accounts for and addresses <b>various learning styles</b> </li> <li> provides <b>clear, how-to instructions</b> regarding essential academic skills </li> <li> offers <b>exercises</b> to help students identify challenges, plan strategies, and recognize progress </li> <li> provides <b>ample forms</b> to show students how to best organize their time, brief cases, take class notes, and perform self-diagnoses on their exam answers </li> </ul> </li> </ul> <ul> <li> <b>It has been proven effective:</b> <ul> <li> all exercises, techniques, and forms have been <b>student-tested and refined</b> at William Mitchell College of Law </li> </ul> </li> </ul> <p> An author website to support classroom instruction using this title is available at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.aspenlawschool.com/iijima"> http://www.aspenlawschool.com/iijima</a> </p> <p> </p>

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