103: Setting Yourself Up to be a Mock Trial Rockstar (with Sara O'Connor)

Welcome back! Today we're talking with Sara O'Connor, one of our law school tutors, about setting yourself up for success in your mock trial class and/or competition team. Mock trial is not required, but it can be very rewarding and provide great experience for your future legal career. In this episode, we discuss: How to earn a spot on a competitive mock trial course or team What you can expect to learn in your mock trial course Preparing for a mock trial competition The events of the competition itself and how to be successful – stay calm! How the scoring system works and what you’ll be judged on Resources: Podcast Episode 27: Job Interview Basics (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-27-job-interview-basics/) Active vs. Passive Listening in Law School (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/active-vs-passive-learning-law-school/) Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript  (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/Episode-103-Setting-Yourself-Up-to-be-a-Mock-Trial-Rockstar.pdf) If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on iTunes  (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/law-school-toolbox-podcast/id1027603976) (or your listening platform of choice). 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). If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox (http://barexamtoolbox.com/). Thanks for listening! Alison & Lee

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