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2013 Academic Success Program Schedule

Effective Class Preparation and Participation

While there is no substitute for hard work, there are skills and techniques you can employ to help you be a more effective student. This workshop will provide tips for managing a demanding course load and keeping up with your studies. Effective case briefing, note-taking, material synthesis, and getting the most out of class discussions will be emphasized. Plenty of time will be allocated for your questions.

      Carlisle: Assistant Dean Keith Elkin
      Wednesday, September 18 at 12:45 p.m. (Room 116)

      UP: Assistant Dean Keith Elkin
      Monday, September 16 at 12:45 p.m. (Auditorium)

Effective Outlining

A well-prepared outline is a critical component to exam success. This workshop is designed to explain what an outline is and provides suggestions for completing concise, useful outlines.

      Carlisle: Professor Stephanie Jirard
      Monday, October 14 at 12:45 p.m. (Room 112)

      UP: Professor Victor Romero
      Monday, October 14 at 12:45 p.m. (Auditorium)

Effective Exam Preparation

Law school exams are very different than undergraduate exams. Memorization and comprehension of class material is not enough to do well on exams. Learn about the different types of law school exams you are likely to see and how best to prepare.

      Carlisle: Senior Associate Dean Gary Gildin
      Monday, October 21 at 12:45 p.m. (Room 112)

      UP: Professor Kit Kinports
      Monday, October 21 at 12:45 p.m. (Auditorium)