128: Regrouping and Dealing with Grades Second Semester

Welcome to the Law School Toolbox Podcast and to a whole new year! Today, we're talking about taking stock, regrouping, and a few resolutions you might want to consider for the new school year. January can be a rough time in law school. The weather is terrible in lots of places, the holiday break is over, and of course, grades are coming in. However, the first few weeks of the spring semester are a great time to evaluate what worked for you – and what didn’t work – last semester. In this episode, we discuss: Grades: How important are they, and what do they mean for the future of your legal career? Action steps for the first few weeks of spring semester How to talk to your professors about your exams Reevaluating your study resources and making changes as necessary – academic support at your school, private tutoring, and study groups Maintaining or regaining life balance: Therapy, exercise, and social life Suggested New Year’s Resolutions for law students! Resources: Second Semester ReBoot Course Podcast Episode 122: How to Transfer Law Schools (with Mihal Ansik) Podcast Episode 120: Preparing for the 1L Job Hunt (with Ex-BigLaw Recruiter Sadie Jones) Podcast Episode 106: How to Go to Office Hours and Make It Worth Your Time Episode Transcript: Download the Transcript  (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Episode-128-Regrouping-in-January.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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