Law School Toolkit Podcast Episode 340: Getting into the right headspace to start law school | Law School Toolkit

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we’re talking about what to do — and what not to do — the summer before law school.

In this episode, we cover:

> Specific things you can do to prepare to start law school

> What to think about if you move

>How much substantive law should you try to learn over the summer?

>Do you have to try to meet classmates before orientation?

> What kind of See more +

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today, we’re talking about what to do — and what not to do — the summer before law school.

In this episode, we cover:

> Specific things you can do to prepare to start law school

> What to think about if you move

>How much substantive law should you try to learn over the summer?

>Do you have to try to meet classmates before orientation?

> What kind of clothes do you need?

> Write you a letter explaining why you want to go to law school

Resources:

> Start Law School (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/start-law-school-right/)

> “Listen and Learn” series (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/law-school-toolbox-podcast-substantive-law-topics/#listen-learn)

>Elements of Style, by William Strunk Jr. and EB White (https://www.amazon.com/Elements-Style-Fourth-William-Strunk/dp/020530902X?language=en_US)

>Code: and Other Laws of Cyberspace, by Lawrence Lessig (https://www.amazon.com/Code-Other-Cyberspace-Lawrence-Lessig/dp/046503912X)

>Allow Me to Retort: ​​A Black Guy’s Guide to the Constitution, by Elie Mystal (https://www.amazon.com/Allow-Me-Retort-Black-Constitution/dp/1620976811)

>The Buffalo Creek Disaster, by Gerald M. Stern (https://www.amazon.com/Buffalo-Creek-Disaster-Survivors-Coal-Mining/dp/0307388492)

>Podcast Episode 43: Getting Mentally Prepared to Start Law School (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-43-getting-mentally-prepared-to-start-law-school/)

>Podcast Episode 110: Revisiting Mindset (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-110-revisiting-mindset/)

>Podcast Episode 158: What to wear (and what not to wear) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-158-what-to-wear-and-not-to-wear/)

>Podcast Episode 193: Books to Read Before Law School (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-193-books-to-read-before-law-school/)

> Podcast Episode 195: What to Do in the Summer Before Law School (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-195-what-to-do-the-summer-before-law-school/)

>Podcast Episode 198: Pre-1L Life Logistics (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-198-pre-1l-life-logistics/)

>Podcast Episode 201: Fashion Law & Men’s Fashion (w/Douglas Hand) (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-201-fashion-law-mens-fashion-w-douglas-hand/)

>Podcast Episode 220: More on Accommodations in Law School (with Elizabeth Knox) ​​(https://lawschooltoolbox.com/podcast-episode-220-more-on-accommodations-in-law- school-w-elizabeth-knox/ )

Download the transcript (https://lawschooltoolbox.com/episode-340-getting-in-the-right-headspace-to-start-law-school/)

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