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The Law School Toolbox Podcast: Tools for Law Students from 1L to the Bar Exam, and Beyond

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The Law School Toolbox podcast is an engaging show for law students about law school, the bar exam, legal careers, and life. Each week, we offer practical tips and advice on academic matters, careers, and more. The Law School Toolbox podcast is hosted by opinionated law school and bar exam experts A… read more

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220: More on Accommodations in Law School (w/Elizabeth Knox)

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we're welcoming back disability consultant Elizabeth Knox to discuss the process of applying for accommodations in law school to level the playing field in cases of disability, pregnancy, anxiety, and other conditions.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The different categories that fall into the accommodations realm
  • How much harder is it to get accommodations if you don't have a history of accommodations?
  • How to advocate for yourself if you're not comfortable with the traditional mode of teaching in law school
  • What if the accommodations request is not approved before exam time?
  • What to do if medical issues come up suddenly during the semester
  • Accommodations for the bar exam
  • Navigating the job search process for people with special needs
  • Remember that people don't even notice that somebody got accommodations for the exam!

Resources:

Download the Transcript 
(https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-220-more-on-accommodations-in-law-school-w-elizabeth-knox/)

If you enjoy the podcast, we'd love a nice review and/or rating on Apple Podcasts (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/law-school-toolbox-podcast/id1027603976) or your favorite listening app. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website (http://lawschooltoolbox.com/contact). If you're concerned about the bar exam, check out our sister site, the Bar Exam Toolbox (http://barexamtoolbox.com/). You can also sign up for our weekly podcast newsletter (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/get-law-school-podcast-updates/) to make sure you never miss an episode!

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Alison & Lee

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