042: Acing the Law Review Write-On Competition
Published April 18, 2016
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    Welcome back! Today we are discussing the Law Review write-on competition and why you should (or shouldn't) participate. We've also got tips for success, should you decide you want to do it.

    In this episode we discuss:

    • The variety of "law reviews" of different types
    • Who has to do the writing competition, typically
    • Alison and Lee share their law review experiences
    • Why you may want to do law review and why it can be important for your career (and why you might not want to!)
    • The basics of the writing competition
    • How to prepare for the writing competition
    • Why you need a Bluebook (and need to be familiar with it)
    • Why citations make a difference
    • What the graders are looking for, and how you can make them happy
    • What you should do when you get your law review writing competition packet
    • The importance of backing up your work
    • How to handle the diversity essay

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    Thanks for listening!

    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). 

    Enjoy! And best of luck with the writing competition.

    Alison & Lee

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