065: How to Make a Useful Law School Outline

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast. Today we're talking about making outlines and other study aids, which are important in helping you make sense of everything you're learning in law school. This episode is based on a question we got from a 1L listener, so don't be shy about reaching out with your own questions! Contact details are below. In this episode we discuss: What is an outline and what is its purpose? Do you really have to make an outline, or are there other viable options? How should you start outlining? What materials you need to start outlining What you should include in your outline The importance of testing your outline How you can get help if you are having problems outlining Common outlining issues we see repeatedly How to handle cases in your study aids If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on iTunes. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). Thanks for listening! Good luck with those outlines. Alison & Lee Resources: Using Supplements Effectively in Law School Podcast (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-18-using-supplements-effectively-law-school/) Avoiding Law School Exam Disasters Podcast (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-41-avoiding-law-school-exam-disasters/) Conquering Different Types of Law Exams Podcast (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-19-conquering-different-types-law-school-exams/) Study Strategies for Different Learning Styles in Law School Podcast (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-16-study-strategies-different-learning-styles-law-school/) Doing What Makes You Uncomfortable (http://barexamtoolbox.com/how-to-pass-the-bar-by-doing-what-makes-you-the-most-uncomfortable/) Law School Toolbox Tutoring (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/tutoring-for-law-school-success/) Flashcards or Flowcharts: What's Best? (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/flashcards-or-flowcharts-whats-best/)

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