Entries by Emily Mermell

How to Stay Sane as a First-Year Law Student

The closer you get to law school, the more anxious you get. It’s okay! It happens. Your 1L year is all about getting to the top, and not losing your mind while trying. After that, it’s smooth sailing (or at least smoother sailing). The truth is, starting law school is an adjustment. It takes a […]

Class of 2021, What Makes You Tick? Survey Results

There’s a lot of speculation in the news about law school applicants from this admissions cycle. Who are they? What’s motivating their interest in pursuing a law degree? Did they take the LSAT or the GRE (or both)? Rather than speculate, we thought we’d take a moment to ask them some questions (anonymously, of course!) […]

10 Tweets That Accurately Portray #LawStudentProblems

Nobody ever said law school was easy, but we promise it’s worth it! As you approach your first semester of law school, the anxiety might start to kick in. But it doesn’t have to. Law Preview Law School Prep Courses help you prepare for law school before your peers, giving you a competitive advantage and […]

5 Revolutionary Black Lawyers That Changed America

In celebration of Black History Month, we’re featuring five revolutionary black lawyers who had an impact on American history. Some of these men and women made their marks in the courtroom, some gravitated to legislatures and others have been successful in both arenas. Macon Bolling Allen, First African American Lawyer & Judge, 1816 Macon Bolling […]

The 4 Healthy Habits of Successful Law Students

Being a top law student isn’t just about doing the assignments. Building healthy habits can help you manage your workload and keep you focused on your goals. It’s easy to get lost in the commotion of assigned reading, work/life balance and FOMO. Simple things like creating a solid routine, adopting a healthy lifestyle, learning to […]

There’s an App for That: 5 Apps for Law Students

One part of being a savvy law student is using technology to your advantage. In law school, you’ll be required to digest large amounts of information in short periods of time. Turning to technology for study aids, note-taking and stress relief can help you manage your time and resources wisely. Since time management is an essential skill to […]

5 Qualities that Make a Great Law Student

There are many qualities that make a great law student. Chances are, you already exhibit some of these (considering how hard it was to get into law school). The qualities of a great law student are the same qualities of a great lawyer. Honing in on these skills throughout law school will get you to graduation and ultimately prepare […]