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Feeling overwhelmed with all the new information you’re learning in your classes? Not sure how you will be able to do well on your exams in law school? Performing well on law school exams is essential to law school, and exam writing is a “specialized art that takes skill and practice.”
Even though exams are months away, it’s best to start thinking about exam preparation from day one, but no need to panic. According her article via about.com, attorney, editor and legal writer Sally Kane shares 5 tips for crafting a successful law school exam response. Her advice provides some insight to students about how to demonstrate both substantive knowledge of the subject matter in written form.
And always remember, the goal is not to draft the perfect exam answer – that may be impossible in the time provided. The goal is to draft an essay that is better than that of your peers. You are competing against your fellow students and the best essays – even if flawed or incomplete – will earn the top grades.