Howdy! It's almost exam time! We know that in addition to the normal anxiety caused by exams, many of you are dealing with extraordinary circumstances and need to maximize your efficiency. To help ease the stress and make the most of your study time, the library has put together some resources to help you prepare for taking exams, and specifically for taking them at home.
Basic Exam-Writing/Exam-Taking Tips
Exam Prep 101, Law School Toolbox
Remote Study Tips, ABA Law Student Division
Law School Exams 101, The Girl's Guide to Law School
How to Take a Law School Exam and Law School Exam Tips, Professor Emeritus Douglas Whaley, Ohio State University School of Law
Writing Law Examinations, Professor John Langbein, Yale Law School
Beyond IRAC: Law School Exam-Taking Tips, Legal Profession Blog
Exam Taking Skills, Outlines, and Advice for Law Students (podcast), part 1, part 2 and part 3, Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction. CALI registration is free for all TAMU Law students. If you need a registration code, please email the reference librarians.
Tips for At-Home Exams
5 Tips for Tackling Remote Law School Exams, Vault.com
Coping with the Coronavirus in Law School, Law School Toolbox Podcast (audio)
Tips for Take-Home Exams, Law School Toolbox
Take-Home Exam Tips (video), Learn Law Better
How to Tackle the Take-Home Exam, Professor Josh Blackman, South Texas College of Law
Running the Marathon: The 24-Hour Take-Home Exam, Boston University School of Law
Just for Fun
A Guide to Grading Exams, Professor Daniel J. Solove, George Washington University School of Law
Stephen M. Sheppard, An Informal History of How Law Schools Evaluate Students, 26 UMKC L. Rev. 657 (1997)
Beth Parker, Law School Exams During a Pandemic: One Law School's Experience, 11 Seattle J. Tech. Env. & Innovation L. (2020)
Good luck on your exams, and stay well! Gig 'em!
Your Dee J. Kelly Law Library