Monday, November 21, 2011

Common Errors in Exam Study

by Amy Jarmon, Law School Academic Support Blog

Students often study for exams in ways that are counter-productive. They may adopt old undergraduate methods for exam study because they do not understand how law school exams are different. Well-meaning advice from upper-division law students may lead them into methods that go against memory and learning theory.

Here are some common techniques that do not work and why they are not wise: