Hamline Events

ASP: Preparing For and Writing Your First Law School Exams

Date: October 01, 2013
Time: 11:20 AM - 12:40 PM
Cost: Free
Contact: Director of Academic Success Alice Silkey, 651-523-3012, asilkey@hamline.edu
Location: Room 105
Sponsor: Academic Success Program
Description:

Professor Ed Butterfoss will present You Scream, I Scream, We All Scream For Ice Cream: Preparing For and Writing Your First Law School Exams this fall.

Tuesday, October 1 from 11:20 a.m. to 12:40 p.m. in Room 105

Saturday, October 12 from 3:20 p.m. to 4:40 p.m. in Room 101

Exams are approaching. It is time to start serious preparation. This workshop will review IRAC as it pertains to exams and introduce the ice cream hypothetical. It will include a detailed and thorough discussion of what you should be doing leading up to exams and what you should be prepared to do when you sit down in the exam room to actually take the exam, focusing on how to convert the information you have compiled in your outlines into an effective exam answer. The workshop will include a review of actual exam answers and give you a chance to practice the all important skill of exam writing.