COURSE ALUMS ACHIEVED A MEDIAN RANK AMONG THE TOP 16 PERCENT IN FIRST YEAR LAW CLASSES
Initial success in law school can make or break a student's future performance. This underscores the value of Law Preview. It prepares incoming law students for the challenges they'll face, so they start off at an advantage.
Since 1998, this one-week, intensive summer course has taught thousands of students what it takes to excel in law school classes and on exams. Students learn the Socratic method and how to brief cases, write outlines, study effectively, take tests and manage their time.
As a result of this instruction, Law Preview students' first-year grades are well above the norm. Among course alums, 39% finished in the top 10% of their 1L class and 96% of them graduated on time.
INSTILLING THE BASICS
The Law Preview course provides an overview of the six core law school subjects that are required for most students in their first year - torts, civil procedure, contracts, property, criminal law and legal research and writing.
FOUNDATIONS OF ACHIEVEMENT:
- 45 hours of comprehensive instruction from prominent law professors
- Introduction to the fundamentals of black letter law
- Important test-taking techniques including "issue spotting" and more
- Academic strategies used by the most successful law students