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How I Studied for Law School: Low Anxiety Method (Perspective I)

By Jay S. Edited by Lemon Law School  This article is part of a “How I Studied for Law School” series. Each article presents a set of different perspectives and experiences on how different Lemon Law School authors studied for law school. You can read the second article in this series here. Law School is undoubtedly …

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My Compilation of 1L Guides for Law School

By Andy A. Edited by Lemon Law School I personally read through each of these guides and applied them to my first year in law school to rank in the top 10% of my class. These guides provide different perspectives and philosophies for studying in law school in great detail. You will learn how to …

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Best 1L Supplements: Definitive Guide (+FAQs)

By Andy A. Edited by Lemon Law School 1L supplements are a great resource for understanding the material in your 1L courses and can frequently save you time and energy that could be spent on other assignments. Here is a complete list of supplements that I personally used during 1L that helped me reach the …

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How many hours per week should you study in law school? (Examples)

By Andy A. Edited by Lemon Law School On average, first-year law students study around 30-40 hours per week for class. Law school professors may assign 30-60 pages of reading per class.  Many people argue that you should study 40+ hours per week, but based on my personal experiences and the experiences of some of …

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Top 4 Legal Internships for 1Ls

By Andy A. Edited by Lemon Law School As a law student, how you spend your summer may affect your post-graduation employment. Fortunately, as a first-year law student, you have much leeway in choosing your summer internship. Whether you want to work for a law firm or pursue a career in public interest, here are …

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How to Prepare for Law School (1L) During Your Summer Vacation

Here are some things you can do to prepare for 1L while on vacation. First, complete the LEEWS workbook to familiarize yourself with a law school exam. Second, read Getting to Maybe and 1L of a Ride. Third, read 1L guides written by top students (details below). And finally, build and maintain healthy habits during your vacation.