McClurg's The "Companion Text" to Law School: Understanding and Surviving Life with a Law Student

Imprint
West Academic Publishing
ISBN-13
9780314267412
Primary Subject
Academic Success
Format
Softbound
Copyright
2012
Series
Career Guides
Softbound - New, softbound print book.

Description

This book equips the loved ones of law students ; parents, partners, friends, and relatives ; with all the information they need to understand and survive their student's journey through the world of legal education. Written by an award-winning professor with experience teaching thousands of law students, The "Companion Text" explains the essentials of legal education, including the first-year curriculum, the Socratic Method of teaching, and the single-exam format. It also explores the psyches of law students, including things you should never say to them, their sources of stress, and how law school can change personalities. The book addresses the impact of law school on outside relationships and gives tips for navigating relationships with law students. Filled with comments, anecdotes, and insights from real law students and their loved ones.