115: Tips for Settling into Law School

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox Podcast! Today, we're chatting about settling into law school after your first month. The first four or five weeks of class can be a really pivotal turning point for a lot of students, especially 1Ls. But there’s still plenty of adjusting that happens in your 2L and 3L years, too, with each year presenting unique challenges. In this episode, we discuss: Taking stock of what’s going on: getting used to the law school workload, ramping up to LRW assignments, and starting your outlines For 2Ls and 3Ls: balancing academics with the job search, interviews, traveling, and extracurriculars Checking in and evaluating your class prep, class time, and overall study schedule and strategy: How is it working for you? What are your next step? Evaluating your stress levels and prioritizing self-care Where to look for help and resources What you can do now to get ready for the February bar exam Resources: Molly Bishop Shadel, Finding Your Voice in Law School: Mastering Classroom Cold Calls, Job Interviews, and Other Verbal Challenges (https://www.amazon.com/Finding-Your-Voice-Law-School/dp/1611630738) Law School Tutoring from the Law School Toolbox (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/tutoring-for-law-school-success/) Bar Exam Tutoring from the Bar Exam Toolbox (http://barexamtoolbox.com/private-bar-exam-tutoring/) Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript  (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Episode-115-Settling-into-Law-School.docx.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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