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1L Survival Guide: Exam Prep

Resources for successfully completing your 1L coursework and exams.

Outlining, Practice, and Strategy

Who can help?

The Academic Skills Office is your true resource for law school awesomeness. Librarians are can be another level of support. We're friendly, and happy to talk about exams and anything else.

Practice with Past Exams

Practice Online

Exam-taking Tips

There are abundant print and online resources for preparing for exams. This includes blogs, essays, books, and guided CALI tutorials.

Study Aids

Study aids from the Law Library


In print

Our collection of print study aids focuses on titles that are useful introductory texts. We collect faculty-written titles, as well as many current study aids from the following series:

  • Hornbook and Concise Hornbook 
  • Understanding
  • Nutshell

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Find study aids in the Academic Skills Office, too