Law School Brief

     

    Welcome to OAA’s Law School Brief! Here you will find advice, tips, strategies, and information to help you perform at your best academically, intellectually, and emotionally throughout your law school journey and beyond. Whether you are pre-law, 1L, 2L, 3L, 4L, or a graduate taking the bar exam, we have something for you.

     

    Wondering If You “Belong” in Law School? Feeling Like an Imposter? Part 2

    October 14, 2020

    Don’t worry. It’s completely normal. Part 2 Written by: Scot Goins, Director of Academic Achievement Introduction: Law Students and Impostor Syndrome In Part 1 of this post, we discussed how students here at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (AJMLS) or any law school, can fall victim to negative self-talk and doubts. The stress and new… Read More

    Wondering If You “Belong” in Law School? Feeling Like an Imposter? Part 1

    October 13, 2020

    Don’t worry. It’s completely normal. Part 1 Written by: Scot Goins, Director of Academic Achievement Introduction: Law Students and Impostor Syndrome If you are like many law students over the years here at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (‘AJMLS’), you can probably relate, at least in part, to the following quote: “I would sit in… Read More

    You, Me, and the MPRE – Part 4

    October 12, 2020

    MPRE Study Timelines and Review Strategies Part 4 Written by: Scot Goins, Director of Academic Achievement In the previous parts of this MPRE series, we have had an introduction to the MPRE, looked at the 5 W’s, reviewed the four free recommended resources, and generally gotten a good sense of what you will need to… Read More

    You, Me, and the MPRE – Part 3

    October 11, 2020

    MPRE Resources Part 3 Written by: Scot Goins, Director of Academic Achievement After introducing you to the MPRE, in Part 1 of this MPRE series we partook in a high level overview of the exam. In Part 2, we reviewed what subjects are tested. Today, in Part 3, we will take a look at some… Read More

    You, Me, and the MPRE – Part 2

    October 10, 2020

    What Is Tested on the MPRE? Part 2 Written by: Scot Goins, Director of Academic Achievement In Part 1 of this 4-part series, we took a high-level look at the MPRE, reviewing the exam basics and the requirements to achieve a passing score. In Part 2, we will dive deeper into the content of the… Read More

    You, Me, and the MPRE – Part 1

    October 9, 2020

    The 5 W’s of the MPRE Part 1 Written by: Scot Goins, Director of Academic Achievement Previously, in the introduction to this MPRE series, I engaged in a brief overview of the exam, including what states require a passing score, what kind of mindsets students approach the exam with, and then provided an advance overview… Read More

    You, Me, and the MPRE – Introduction

    October 8, 2020

    Written by: Scot Goins, Director of Academic Achievement Introduction One of the hurdles that the vast majority of law students will face on their journeys to becoming licensed attorneys here at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School (‘AJMLS’) is the Multistate Professional Responsibility Exam (the ‘MPRE’). In fact, unless you are intending to practice in the… Read More