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

314 EpisodesProduced by Alison Monahan and Lee Burgess - Law School Toolbox, LLCWebsite

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


023: Law School Exam Day Tips

Are exams looming on the horizon? In today's episode, we're dishing out some law school exam day tips. You probably have been preparing intensively for the last few weeks for exams, but have you prepared for the day of the exam? Athletes prepare for the day of the big game and so should you! Check out our tips for exam day success. 

In this episode we discuss:

  • Getting ready for the day of the exam in law school
  • The importance of self-care during exam prep
  • How to tell if you are burnt out
  • Sorting out any testing accommodations
  • How to be at your best on game day
  • Being prepared for obstacles you may face on the big day
  • What you should bring with you to the exam (Alison and Lee have very different ideas on this one!)
  • Time management during the exam
  • How to handle anxiety during the exam
  • How to adjust your strategy for take home exams
  • Decompressing between exams


If you enjoyed this episode, please let us know!

We'd love a nice review and/or rating on iTunes. And feel free to reach out to us directly. You can always reach us via the contact form on the Law School Toolbox website ( 

Thanks for listening! 

Best of luck on your exams! 

Alison & Lee

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