How to Survive Law School: 5 Online Tools

By Neetal Parekh on August 10, 2010 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

It's a new law school year. There's a new class of 1L's. And, to go with the theme, we have new thing or two to add to our advice to incoming law students on how to survive law school.

Here's a brief re-cap:

6 Tricks & Tips to Surviving 1L

  • Experiment with study techniques. 
  • Don't worry too much about how others answer questions in class. 
  • Be careful about getting wrapped up in 'law school high'. 
  • Law school supplements are not like steroids, you are encouraged to use them to understand the material.  .
  • It's okay to be a passive member, and free lunch never tasted so good. 
  • You can read the full details in the original post

And we've been busy building & revamping online tools and resources that can be useful for law students in whatever stage they're in...and can be especially helpful to newly-minted L's making sense of it all.

How to Survive Law School: 5 Online Tools.

(did we mention they are all free)

1. Learn, Write, and Share on LawBrain

  • find legal definitions and topics on this legal wiki
  • browse legal topic by categories or tags
  • use the 'opinion tab' to share information or work through hypos
  • update articles using wiki tools
  • LawBrain, the Legal Wiki: 11 Fun Facts

2. Ask and Answer on FindLaw Answers.

3. Get in the Know with FindLaw Blogs.

4. Get Legal News and Case Law Delivered to your inbox with FindLaw Newsletters.

5. Learn About the Law on FindLaw.


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