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Destination law school Pre-trip planning: what to do before you arrive Fear factor: top five law student worries What kind of student do you want to be (and be known as)?: twenty law student types The first-year curriculum: what to expect The first days: orientation, seat choice, and classroom etiquette The Socratic and case methods: origins, purposes, facts and myths Reasons to participate in class and a dozen tips for doing it well Law professors The top five habits of successful students: a C.R.E.D.O. Case-briefing Note-taking Outlining Exam preparation Law school essay exams: fifteen common mistakes Tackling law school multiple-choice questions Legal research and writing: an interview with five experts Maintaining well-being Welcome back to the jungle: the perilous second semester Law review, moot court, and other co- and extracurricular activities Recapping law school's first year in the words of students Epilogue: The end of a long and grinding road Appendix A. List of law school study aids Appendix B. Sample issue-spotting / problem-solving essay question with model answer Appendix C. Sample short essay question with model answer.