A Student's Guide to Law School: What Counts, What Helps, by Andrew B. Ayers

By Andrew B. Ayers

Law college could be a joyous, soul-transforming problem that ends up in a profitable occupation. it could actually even be an hard, self-limiting catch. all of it will depend on making shrewdpermanent judgements. while each virtue counts, A Student’s consultant to legislations School is like having a private mentor to be had at each turn.

As a contemporary graduate and an appellate legal professional, Andrew Ayers understands how excessive the stakes are—he’s been there, and never purely did he live on the adventure, he graduated first in his category. In A Student’s advisor to legislations School he stocks valuable perception on what it takes to make a profitable legislation tuition trip. Originating in notes Ayers jotted down whereas commuting to his first clerkship with then-Judge Sonia Sotomayor, and sophisticated all through his first years as a legal professional, A Student’s consultant to legislation School offers a different stability of insider’s wisdom advice.

Organized in 4 elements, the 1st half seems to be at exams and grades, explaining what’s anticipated and exploring the seven offerings scholars needs to make on examination day. the second one half discusses the talents had to be a winning legislations scholar, giving the reader easy-to-use instruments to research criminal fabrics and build transparent arguments.

The 3rd half comprises suggestion on the right way to use learning, category paintings, and note-taking to discover your most sensible direction. eventually, Ayers closes with a glance past the school room, displaying scholars how the alternatives they make in legislation institution will have an effect on their career—and even confirm the type of legal professional they become.

The first legislations university consultant written by way of a contemporary top-ranked graduate, A Student’s consultant to legislation School is relentlessly functional and carefully appropriate to the legislation tuition adventure of today’s scholars. With the instruments and recommendation Ayers stocks right here, scholars could make the main in their funding in legislation university, and switch their useful studying studies right into a significant career.

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