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The Biggest Time Wasters in Law School and How to Avoid Them

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Text Comments (55)
JeFe (15 days ago)
I always thought it was alcohol and women
Anne Reilley (1 month ago)
"the least bad answer" Just like political elections.
Zainab Ceesay (2 months ago)
Hey, I came across your channel and I must say it’s very insightful. However I’m still in Uni, second year first semester. I was hoping you could recommend books on Tort Law and Public International Law. Thanks ☺️☺️
Geoff English (2 months ago)
Good video and some good general tips for any student from high school to undergrad.
Sam (2 months ago)
daddy
luckyjinxer (3 months ago)
I wish someone would do this for other fields. Accounting, medicine, etc.
anthony antonini (3 months ago)
My professor has been assigning case briefs as hw? What’s a good way to satisfy his requirement but also not waste time?
MrSmallANDLoud (3 months ago)
anthony antonini switch schools xD
John Smith (4 months ago)
Please review the good wife/ the good fight. Pleeeease. I like it for the lawyering. I consider it the new law and order (to an extent) Have you seen it yet?
J Boogie (4 months ago)
Great video
RB5Network (5 months ago)
pls dont say video games
Manor and Stable (5 months ago)
But don't you think that actually reading the cases increases your comprehension and ability to decipher cases more time efficiently?
LegalEagle (5 months ago)
You should read the cases, but you should do so efficiently. Check out what I mean in the video I did on the "Flipped Case" Method.
That Guy (6 months ago)
Well this would of been to watch before I went to law school. As a law school and bar exam survivor I gotta say these tips are spot on.
LegalEagle (6 months ago)
Well, better late than never.
ricky shabongo (6 months ago)
Looks like someone skipped metaphysics in undergrad haha. Great video though man, thanks a ton!
ricky shabongo (6 months ago)
Then you've gotta point me to the metaphysics course that gave you concrete answers about anything!
LegalEagle (6 months ago)
I did very well in metaphysics, thank you very much!
Nia Anais (7 months ago)
Where's the link to the free "how to read your casebook" you said in the first minute?
LegalEagle (7 months ago)
Here ya go: https://youtu.be/PxGGbymWYA0
drek bryson (8 months ago)
What should you do about cold calls
drek bryson (8 months ago)
LegalEagle I'll be looking out for them. Thanks for the fast response
LegalEagle (8 months ago)
Great idea. We have a couple videos coming out soon that will talk about that.
drek bryson (8 months ago)
Thank you
Ula Masirewa (9 months ago)
Thanks for sharing your knowledge. Deeply appreciated.
LegalEagle (9 months ago)
You're very welcome!
Ahmad Al-Juffri (10 months ago)
Just about to start my first semester, Im from a common law country and thank god your tips are applicable here and thank you for making these videos! I managed my first semester well, my professors don't know me from class but i bet they now do because i crushed my finals! And you are spot about students trying to impress, i found out that they annoy the professors most of the time. Thanks again by the way!
LegalEagle (10 months ago)
Nice! Well done!
Ahmad Al-Juffri (10 months ago)
Im just about to start my 2nd* semester
Felecia Woolens (10 months ago)
Aside from briefing, I agree. Briefing allows me to extract rules and reasoning better. I have found a way to write them more efficiently and effectively. However, I am down to briefing for only two classes and notating for the other three.
LegalEagle (10 months ago)
Would be interested to hear what you're doing for "efficient briefs" and "notating" other cases.
solita sonia (1 year ago)
I'm still in high school but it's my dream to become a lawyer and I always work hard in high school..but it doesn't really work because of all this time waster..my grades are ordinary..but im still gonna try my best to get in law school because it's really my passion and nothing can be compared to my ambition..please support and pray for me everyone😊
Stephen Kelly (8 months ago)
solita sonia I’m the same way
LegalEagle (11 months ago)
The good news is that getting into law school is mostly about your LSAT score.
Aryn (1 year ago)
I'm in junior high I dunno why I'm watching this...
CapricornRising (2 months ago)
Inspiration! You'll need a lot of it.
Oliver S (7 months ago)
Prepping maybe
Sitezmusicpro (1 year ago)
Hahahaha, the time waster #3 and #4 is so classic for many law student
Love your tips...I went to Law School for one year, got married, wife lost our first child, wife divorced me, I went down... dropped out of Law School. Ready to give it a second try😼
Miss S (21 days ago)
Good luck to you, Alexi Lesukov Volkovich!!!
Dominic Strawberry (1 month ago)
sounds like marriage Is a bad idea D:
정예진 (7 months ago)
I'll cross my finger for you! Everything will be better!
Steve Haas (7 months ago)
Go for it. God bless.
Ula Masirewa (9 months ago)
Love the spirit. You can do it and good luck.
MrMasterDebate (1 year ago)
I may try the not briefing cases thing....im strugling to complete most of my readings and im 4 weeks in
LegalEagle (1 year ago)
Case briefs are a huge waste of time. Biggest time suck in law school.
ANDERSON MREMI (1 year ago)
in america after high school u enter to collage but u cant study law
ANDERSON MREMI (1 year ago)
in my country Tanzania u enter law school straight after graduating high school which is undergraduate. and a masters llm
ANDERSON MREMI (1 year ago)
I mean Law school is graduate
Silly Millie (1 year ago)
Umm? Yes you can??? After highschool, you go to university, then law school. What part of "America" are you from?
ANDERSON MREMI (1 year ago)
ok
Genoveffa James (3 months ago)
True story, movie tr

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