The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond

The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond

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The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond

The Law School Toolbox podcast is an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more. The Law School Toolbox podcast is hosted by opinionated law school and bar exam experts Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess. You might not always agree with us, but we guarantee you won’t be bored listening! Our goal is to impart useful, actionable advice in an entertaining manner. Join us! And, if you have an opinion on the show, please drop by and offer a review. We’re here to help, and we’d love to hear from you!
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188: How to Make People Hate You at Work (w/ex-BigLaw Recruiter Sadie Jones) Mar 18, 2019 Listen Download
187: Thinking on Your Feet in Class Discussions and Other Public Speaking Opportunities Mar 11, 2019 Listen Download
186: Book Club: Becoming, by Michelle Obama Mar 4, 2019 Listen Download
185: Thinking About the 2L Job Search as a 1L (w/ex-BigLaw Recruiter Sadie Jones) Feb 25, 2019 Listen Download
184: Handling Law School Finances (w/Lyssa Thaden of AccessLex) Feb 18, 2019 Listen Download
183: Changing Course in the Job Hunt (w/ex-BigLaw Recruiter Sadie Jones) Feb 11, 2019 Listen Download
182: Navigating Motherhood in the Legal Profession (w/Jennifer Warren) Feb 4, 2019 Listen Download
181: Negotiating a Job Offer (w/Ex-BigLaw Recruiter Sadie Jones) Jan 28, 2019 Listen Download
180: How to Write a Great Seminar Paper or Journal Note Jan 21, 2019 Listen Download
179: What To Do if You Still Don't Have a Summer Job (w/Ex-BigLaw Recruiter Sadie Jones) Jan 14, 2019 Listen Download
178: Resolutions for a New Year (and a New Semester) Jan 7, 2019 Listen Download
177: Real Talk About Student Loan Debt w/Financial Expert Travis Hornsby Dec 17, 2018 Listen Download
176: Talking About Judicial Clerkships (w/Kelsey Russell) Dec 10, 2018 Listen Download
175: Top Interview Questions with Ex-BigLaw Recruiter Sadie Jones Dec 3, 2018 Listen Download
174: The LSAT is Going Digital! Thoughts from LSAT Expert Nathan Fox Nov 26, 2018 Listen Download
173: Frequently Asked Questions about Resumes and Cover Letters (w/ Sadie Jones) Nov 19, 2018 Listen Download
172: Tackling Common Exam Prep Scenarios Nov 12, 2018 Listen Download
171: Building the 21st Century Casebook (w/Vikram Savkar) Nov 5, 2018 Listen Download
170: Let's Talk About the Bluebook! Oct 29, 2018 Listen Download
169: Setting Your Priorities in Law School Oct 22, 2018 Listen Download
168: How to Handle Rejection Professionally (w/Sadie Jones) Oct 15, 2018 Listen Download
167: Do You Have to Join a Study Group in Law School? Oct 8, 2018 Listen Download
166: How to Frame Your Job Search Story (w/Sadie Jones) Oct 1, 2018 Listen Download
165: What is an Elevator Pitch and Do You Need One? Sep 24, 2018 Listen Download
164: No Offer after OCI? Here's What To Do (w/Sadie Jones) Sep 17, 2018 Listen Download
163: Common Legal Essay Analysis Problems and How to Solve Them Sep 10, 2018 Listen Download
162: Professional Development Strategies for Young Lawyers (w/Sadie Jones) Sep 3, 2018 Listen Download
161: Should You Use a Laptop in Law School Classes? Aug 27, 2018 Listen Download
160: Top 10 Podcast Episodes for Surviving Law School Aug 20, 2018 Listen Download
159: The Secret Life of Law Firms (w/Sadie Jones) Aug 13, 2018 Listen Download
158: What to Wear (and What Not to Wear) as a Law Student Aug 6, 2018 Listen Download
157: Handling OCI Offers (w/ Sadie Jones) Jul 30, 2018 Listen Download
156: Our Top 10 Academic Podcast Episodes Jul 23, 2018 Listen Download
155: Top Callback Mistakes to Avoid (w/Sadie Jones) Jul 16, 2018 Listen Download
154: Building a Better Law Practice (w/Jeremy Richter) Jul 9, 2018 Listen Download
153: Real-Life Lawyers: Working for Gun Violence Prevention (w/Allison Anderman) Jul 2, 2018 Listen Download
152: Top OCI Mistakes to Avoid (w/Sadie Jones) Jun 25, 2018 Listen Download
151: Our Top 10 Podcast Episodes for Incoming 1Ls Jun 18, 2018 Listen Download
150: A Conversation with Visla Rudiger, a Transgender Attorney Jun 11, 2018 Listen Download
149: Saving Money in Law School Jun 4, 2018 Listen Download
148: Handling Toxic Behavior in Law School May 28, 2018 Listen Download
147: Top Summer Associate Mistakes and How to Fix Them (w/Sadie Jones) May 21, 2018 Listen Download
146: Tips for Visual Learners in Law School May 14, 2018 Listen Download
145: Tips for Kinesthetic Learners in Law School May 7, 2018 Listen Download
144: Tips for Auditory Learners in Law School Apr 30, 2018 Listen Download
143: Understanding Workplace Assignments (w/Sadie Jones) Apr 23, 2018 Listen Download
142: Taking Ownership of Your Legal Career (w/Whittney Beard) Apr 16, 2018 Listen Download
141: Experiential Learning in Law School (w/Alllison Pincus) Apr 9, 2018 Listen Download
140: OCI Strategy (w/ex-BigLaw Recruiter Sadie Jones) Apr 2, 2018 Listen Download
139: How To Issue Spot an Exam Question (w/ live example) Mar 26, 2018 Listen Download
138: Public Speaking Tips (w/Jennifer Warren) Mar 19, 2018 Listen Download
137: How to Handle Difficult Workplace Situations (w/Sadie Jones) Mar 12, 2018 Listen Download
136: How to Attack Multiple Choice Questions on Law School Exams Mar 5, 2018 Listen Download
135: Leaving the Law (w/Casey Berman) Feb 26, 2018 Listen Download
134: Strategies for Maximum Personal Productivity Feb 19, 2018 Listen Download
133: Being Strategic About Your Legal Career (w/ Liz Stone) Feb 12, 2018 Listen Download
132: What's BigLaw Really Like? (w/ Sadie Jones) Feb 5, 2018 Listen Download
131: Thinking Ahead About the Future Jan 29, 2018 Listen Download
130: How to Make Difficult Decisions in Law School Jan 22, 2018 Listen Download
129: Self-Care During Bar Exam Prep Jan 15, 2018 Listen Download
128: Regrouping and Dealing with Grades Second Semester Jan 8, 2018 Listen Download
127: Avoid these Resume No-Gos Dec 18, 2017 Listen Download
126: How to Get People to Help with Your Job Search Dec 11, 2017 Listen Download
125: Maintaining a Professional Profile in the Digital Age Dec 4, 2017 Listen Download
124: Don't Be a Jerk at Work Nov 27, 2017 Listen Download
123: Mental Health in Law School and the Legal Profession (with Sarah Weinstein) Nov 13, 2017 Listen Download
122: How to Transfer Law Schools (with Mihal Ansik) Nov 3, 2017 Listen Download
121: Alternative Options for Bar Exam Preparation Oct 30, 2017 Listen Download
120: Preparing for the 1L Job Hunt (with Ex-BigLaw Recruiter Sadie Jones) Oct 23, 2017 Listen Download
119: Navigating the Law School Application Process (with Admission Logic) Oct 16, 2017 Listen Download
118: Learn about Animal Law with Pamela Hart at ALDF Oct 9, 2017 Listen Download
117: Surviving Law School Midterms Oct 2, 2017 Listen Download
116: Life as a Small Law Firm Associate (with Jeremy Richter) Sep 25, 2017 Listen Download
115: Tips for Settling into Law School Sep 18, 2017 Listen Download
114: Law School Networking 101 Sep 11, 2017 Listen Download
113: Life as a First-Generation College and Law Student (with Shirlene Armstrong) Sep 4, 2017 Listen Download
112: Managing Distractions in Law School Aug 28, 2017 Listen Download
111: Resumes and Cover Letters (with an ex-BigLaw Recruiter) Aug 21, 2017 Listen Download
110: Revisiting Mindset Aug 14, 2017 Listen Download
109: Life as a Woman Entrepreneur with Meg Keene of A Practical Wedding Aug 7, 2017 Listen Download
108: Handling Summer Associate Offers (with an ex-BigLaw Recruiter) Jul 31, 2017 Listen Download
107: How to Build Positive Relationships in Law School Jul 24, 2017 Listen Download
106: Go to Office Hours and Make it Worth Your Time Jul 17, 2017 Listen Download
105: OCI Basics with an ex-BigLaw Recruiter Jul 10, 2017 Listen Download
104: Law School Essentials - What to Buy (and Not to Buy) Beforehand Jul 3, 2017 Listen Download
103: Setting Yourself Up to be a Mock Trial Rockstar (with Sara O'Connor) Jun 26, 2017 Listen Download
102: How to Read Cases and Prepare for Class in Law School Jun 19, 2017 Listen Download
101: Preparing for a Career in Public Interest Law (with Ashley Matthews of Equal Justice Works) Jun 12, 2017 Listen Download
100: 100th Anniversary Countdown! Our Most Popular (and Underrated) Epsiodes Jun 5, 2017 Listen Download
099: What Law Schools Should Be Teaching, and Aren't (with Mark Cohen) May 29, 2017 Listen Download
098: Top 1L Questions: Non-Traditional Law Students May 22, 2017 Listen Download
097: The Future of the LSAT (with Nathan Fox) May 15, 2017 Listen Download
096: How to Rapidly Pay off Law School Debt (with guest Financial Panther) May 8, 2017 Listen Download
095: Top 1L Questions: Time and LIfe Management May 1, 2017 Listen Download
094: How to Succeed at Your Summer Legal Job (with Sara O'Connor) Apr 24, 2017 Listen Download
093: Top 1L Questions: Academic Concerns Apr 17, 2017 Listen Download
092: Top 1L Questions: The Money Edition Apr 10, 2017 Listen Download
091: From Lawyer to Entrepreneur to Mayor! How to get involved in local politics. Apr 3, 2017 Listen Download
090: Getting Ready for the July 2017 Bar Exam (with Ariel Salzer) Mar 27, 2017 Listen Download
089: The Leap from Undergrad to Law School (with Keri Clapp) Mar 20, 2017 Listen Download
088: Self-Care Tips for Keeping Your Mojo in Law School Mar 13, 2017 Listen Download
087: Affordable Bar Prep & Social Entrepreneurship (w/Chris Henjum of Esqyr.com) Mar 6, 2017 Listen Download
086: Resources for Aspiring Entrepreneurs Feb 27, 2017 Listen Download
085: Surviving as a Summer Associate and New Firm Lawyer (with Grover Cleveland) Feb 20, 2017 Listen Download
084: Using Rules Effectively in Legal Writing (w/ guest Jason Jones) Feb 13, 2017 Listen Download
083: Lawyers in Action - The Airport Immigration Crisis Feb 6, 2017 Listen Download
082: The Happy Lawyer Project with Okeoma Moronu Jan 30, 2017 Listen Download
081: Building Emotional Intelligence Jan 23, 2017 Listen Download
080: Bar Exam 101 - An Introduction Jan 16, 2017 Listen Download
079: Making the Most of Your Second Semester in Law School Jan 9, 2017 Listen Download
078: Advice for First-Time Bar Exam Takers Jan 2, 2017 Listen Download
077: How to Get Great Letters of Recommendation for Anything Dec 19, 2016 Listen Download
076: Making the Most of Your Law School Winter Break Dec 12, 2016 Listen Download
075: Learn about Structured Negotiation and Disability Rights Law (with Lainey Feingold) Dec 5, 2016 Listen Download
074: Should You Go To Law School? Nov 28, 2016 Listen Download
073: What To Do if You Failed the Bar Exam (with Ariel Salzer) Nov 21, 2016 Listen Download
072: Seeking Accommodations in Law School and on the Bar Exam (with Dr. Jared Maloff) Nov 14, 2016 Listen Download
071: Soft Skills to Develop in Law School to be Practice Ready Nov 7, 2016 Listen Download
070: How to Decide What Type of Law to Practice Oct 31, 2016 Listen Download
069: Building the 21st-Century Lawyer Oct 24, 2016 Listen Download
068: Top Ten Legal Research and Writing Disasters to Avoid Oct 17, 2016 Listen Download
067: Your Mid-Semester Law School To-Do List Oct 10, 2016 Listen Download
066: Tips for a Successful Law School Internship or Externship Oct 3, 2016 Listen Download
065: How to Make a Useful Law School Outline Sep 26, 2016 Listen Download
064: Developing Grit in Law School Sep 19, 2016 Listen Download
063: Dealing with Self-Sabotaging Behavior in Law School Sep 12, 2016 Listen Download
062: Surviving the Socratic Method in Law School Classes Sep 5, 2016 Listen Download
061: Making the Most of Your 2L and 3L Years of Law School Aug 29, 2016 Listen Download
060: 5 Tips for Surviving the First Month of Law School Aug 22, 2016 Listen Download
059: Conquering Loneliness in Law School Aug 15, 2016 Listen Download
058: Non-Profit Law and Social Entrepreneurship (with Guest Adrian Tirtanadi of Bayview Hunters Point Community Legal) Aug 8, 2016 Listen Download
057: Tips for Surviving Law School Orientation Aug 1, 2016 Listen Download
056: Getting off to a Smart Start in Law School Jul 25, 2016 Listen Download
055: An Overview of BigLaw On-Campus Interviewing (OCI) Jul 18, 2016 Listen Download
054: How to Evaluate Your Summer Legal Job Experience Jul 11, 2016 Listen Download
053: Acing Oral Arguments in Law School (with guest Megan Canty) Jul 4, 2016 Listen Download
052: Bar Exam: Mastering the MBE Jun 27, 2016 Listen Download
051: The Characters You'll Meet in Law School Jun 20, 2016 Listen Download
050: How to Ace the Bar Exam Performance Test (with Doretta McGinnis) Jun 13, 2016 Listen Download
049: Will Law School Be a Disaster? (With Jeremy Blachman and Cameron Stracher) Jun 6, 2016 Listen Download
048: Our Top Bar Exam Essay Writing Tips (With Guest Ariel Salzer) May 30, 2016 Listen Download
047: The Top Five Bar Exam Study Mistakes with Guest Ariel Salzer May 23, 2016 Listen Download
046: 4 Myths About the LSAT from Expert Nathan Fox May 16, 2016 Listen Download
045: Writing Effectively in Your Summer Legal Job May 9, 2016 Listen Download
044: How to Get a Judicial Clerkship May 2, 2016 Listen Download
043: Getting Mentally Prepared to Start Law School Apr 25, 2016 Listen Download
042: Acing the Law Review Write-On Competition Apr 18, 2016 Listen Download
041: Avoiding Law School Exam Disasters Apr 11, 2016 Listen Download
040: Preparing for Your First Semester of Law School Apr 4, 2016 Listen Download
039: Battling Test Anxiety in Law School and on the Bar Exam Mar 28, 2016 Listen Download
038: Can You Really Afford Law School? Mar 21, 2016 Listen Download
037: Surviving Law School Moot Court Mar 14, 2016 Listen Download
036: Your Mid-Semester Law School Reality Check Mar 7, 2016 Listen Download
035: What Extracurricular Activities Matter in Law School? Feb 29, 2016 Listen Download
034: Which Law School Should I Go To? Feb 22, 2016 Listen Download
033: Our Top 10 Tips for Law School Success! Feb 15, 2016 Listen Download
032: Four Years of Business Lessons - Happy Birthday! Feb 4, 2016 Listen Download
031: Why is it So Horrible to Be a Woman Lawyer? Feb 3, 2016 Listen Download
030: Visual Learning For Law Students with Guest Kipp Mueller of SketchyLaw Jan 25, 2016 Listen Download
029: Handling Pressure in Law School (Guest Dr. Hank Weisinger) Jan 18, 2016 Listen Download
028: Dealing With Bad Law School Grades Jan 11, 2016 Listen Download
027: Job Interview Basics Jan 4, 2016 Listen Download
026: Thinking Ahead to Get Ready for the Bar Exam Dec 21, 2015 Listen Download
025: How to Behave Like a Professional in the Legal Workplace Dec 14, 2015 Listen Download
024: Job Search Basics for 1Ls Dec 7, 2015 Listen Download
023: Law School Exam Day Tips Nov 30, 2015 Listen Download
022: Lee and Alison Take a Law School Exam! Nov 23, 2015 Listen Download
021: What Are Professors Looking For On a Law School Exam? Nov 16, 2015 Listen Download
020: The Exam Countdown - One Month and Counting! Nov 9, 2015 Listen Download
019: Conquering Different Types of Law School Exams Nov 2, 2015 Listen Download
018: Using Supplements Effectively in Law School Oct 26, 2015 Listen Download
017: Where to Get Help in Law School Oct 19, 2015 Listen Download
016: Study Strategies for Different Learning Styles in Law School Oct 12, 2015 Listen Download
015: Surviving the October Freakout in Law School Oct 6, 2015 Listen Download
014: Avoiding Disasters in Law School Oct 1, 2015 Listen Download
013: What Do Lawyers Argue About? Sep 28, 2015 Listen Download
012: Resume and Cover Letter Basics Sep 24, 2015 Listen Download
011: Legal Writing 101 Sep 21, 2015 Listen Download
010: Why are Lawyers so Unhappy? Sep 17, 2015 Listen Download
009: How To Raise Your Grades as a 2L or 3L Sep 11, 2015 Listen Download
008: Law School 101 for 1Ls - What NOT to Do! Sep 8, 2015 Listen Download
007: Time and Life Management Basics Sep 3, 2015 Listen Download
006: Lessons Learned About Learning Aug 27, 2015 Listen Download
005: Maintaining Authenticity in the Legal Profession Aug 25, 2015 Listen Download
004 - Callback Tips for BigLaw Summer Associate Positions Aug 19, 2015 Listen Download
003 - Mastering the On-Campus Interviewing (OCI) Process Aug 17, 2015 Listen Download
002: Why is Law School Hard? Aug 3, 2015 Listen Download
001: Mindset - The Key to Success in Law School? Aug 3, 2015 Listen Download
000: Introduction to the Law School Toolbox Podcast Aug 2, 2015 Listen Download

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