How Law Students Use Podcasts to Get Ahead

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In law school, time is tight. So many law students find listening to podcasts are an enjoyable and relaxed way to reinforce what they are learning — or learn a new topic. Here is an introduction to podcasts followed by some links to podcasts of interest to law students, and finally, some podcast tips. Read the rest of this article »

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Tips for Law School Exam Preparation

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Law school final exams are almost upon us. Here is a collection of tips you can use to increase your exam performance: How to Prepare for Law School Exams.

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How to Prepare a Law School Exam Schedule

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There is often so much to do before exams. The crunch causes many students to focus too much on some subjects to the neglect of others.

Many students find it helpful to make a schedule right now of their exam preparation plans. That way, as they get closer to exams, they stay on track.

An exam schedule would include planning which days you will outline particular classes, days you will go over flashcards, days you will do practice exams, etc.

For example, follow these steps: Read the rest of this article »

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Tips for Studying to Music in Law School

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For students who like to listen to music while studying, here are some tips for better iTunes listening, free online music, and great new websites that introduce you to new music you will love. Read the rest of this article »

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Law School Practice Exams for Law Students

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Final exams are almost here. It’s the perfect time to do some practice exams. Practice exams are great preparation to ensure that you are ready for the real thing. The best exams are from the professor teaching your course.

But maybe your professor doesn’t have any practice exams. Or, maybe you have already done them. No worries. You can get practice exams at TopLawStudent’s new Practice Exams page with links to practice exams from other law schools.

For other exam advice, read more about How to Prepare for Law School Exams or read other exam related articles on LawStudent.tv.

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How to Search Only Law School Websites

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CALI’s Prelaw Blog announced that CALI created a webpage that uses Google to search all 188 ABA law schools. That is, you can do a search that only scans the law schools’ websites. This might be a useful little tool when searching for friends, practice exams, law review articles, and resources on law school websites.

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How to Resize Pictures Easily

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Resize Pictures for Free

Gone are the days when you need special software to resize your photos or graphic files. Now you can do it easily with this simple online website: PicResize.com.

How It Works
It’s simple: Pick any image on your hard drive, select the size you want it, and presto! Out pops your image in the new size. Save the file to your hard drive and you’re done.

When to Use It
You can probably think of many applications for this. Use this when you e-mail photos home to your family, post photos to your MySpace page or blog, want smaller images in a PowerPoint presentation, or publish online announcements for an upcoming student group events.

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How to Open Files Saved in the Wrong Format

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MediaConvert.comIt’s annoying to have a file in a format that your software can’t read. For example, someone sent you a WordPerfect file and you want to convert it to Microsoft Word format. How do you open the file if you don’t have WordPerfect?
Whether your problem is a document, audio, video, graphic, spreadsheets, or some other file format, have no fear. This amazing new website can convert a huge number of file formats into other formats: Media-Convert.com.

Of course, this website doesn’t convert an audio file into a graphic file. It converts within general file type categories into a format that your software can read. To see all the formats, take a look at the site and click on the “Input format” dropdown box.

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