Contents: Overview: a recipe for success in law school -- Overview: types of examinations -- Getting ready for law school -- Class preparation and participation -- Reviewing class notes and synthesizing cases -- Outlining course material -- Know your audience -- Getting primed for the task -- Techniques common to all essay questions -- Fact-based essay questions with uncertain answers -- Essay questions of a different kind -- Objective questions.
Contents: Introduction -- Preparing to enter law school -- The American legal system -- What do lawyers do? -- The study of law -- First-year curriculum -- Finding your way around the law library -- Preparing for class -- Classroom experience -- Learning after class -- Study aids -- Exams -- Other activities during the first year -- Beyond the first year -- Sample exam questions and answers.
Contents: The what and why of exams -- The pinball method of exam-taking -- IRAC : a framework for analysis -- Issue spotting and issue sorting -- Rules -- Application -- Conclusions -- Make your lists, check them twice : scoring on IRAC exams -- Tackling other exam formats -- Practice (exams) makes perfect -- Exam trouble : how to avoid it, what to do about it -- Outlining for exam success -- What's class got to do with it? -- The zen of law school.
Contents: Your law school experience is about to change -- Preparation for exam writing -- Taking the actual exam -- The finishing touches -- Working throughout the semester -- Six critical tips -- The big mistakes -- Final thoughts.
Contents: reparing for the journey -- Knowing your universe -- The Tao of the law school mind -- Knowing your true self -- Writing final essay exams -- Noreuil's top ten tips for essay writing -- Multiple choice questions -- Noreuil's top ten tips for multiple choice questions -- Handling negativity and obstacles -- Knowing your universe : Part II-final exams -- After the journey