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Student Voices: Learning to Stop Listening to Everyone Else

By Patrick Shine JD '16 Candidate, Suffolk University Law School Starting my second year of law school, there is one thing I would like to push that “do-over” button for: letting other students’ behavior and attitudes dictate how I felt I was doing. It kicks in at the end of first semester. Finals are approaching, [...]

October 14th, 2014|Student Voices|

ASP Tip of the Week: Why Study Groups Are Not for Studying

By Professor Herb Ramy Director, Academic Support Program, Suffolk University Law School Why Study Groups Are Not For Studying Study groups are one of the most misunderstood aspects of law school life. In fact, the term "study group" is something of a misnomer. I prefer to call them "review groups." Review groups are most effective [...]

October 9th, 2014|ASP Tips of the Week|

Make Secondary Sources a Regular Part of Your Review

By Professor Herb Ramy Director, Academic Support Program, Suffolk University Law School   It is quite common to be confused after class.  You have just covered a new legal principle, and you may be struggling to fully comprehend how it works or how it relates to other rules you covered earlier in the semester.  When [...]

October 3rd, 2014|ASP Tips of the Week|

ASP Tip of the Week: Start Exam Answers by Identifying the Problem

By Professor Herb Ramy Director, Academic Support Program, Suffolk University Law School Too often, students begin their examination answers by stating their final conclusion.  Instead, the answer should begin with a statement identifying the problem(s) one is seeking to resolve.  This may not seem like an important distinction, but place yourself into examination mode for [...]

October 3rd, 2014|ASP Tips of the Week|

ASP Tip of the Week: Scrub Your Internet Profile

By Professor Herb Ramy Director, Academic Support Program, Suffolk University Law School A recent “Tip of the Week” touched on the importance of treating your email messages as a professional form of communication.   Continuing with the idea of conveying only positive information about yourself, our “ASP Tip of the Week” is to review your online profile [...]

October 1st, 2014|ASP Tips of the Week|

ASP Tip of the Week: 9 Tips for Sending Emails

By Professor Herb Ramy Director, Academic Support Program, Suffolk University Law School Treat emails like any other form of professional communication.  You must strive for the highest degree of formality when e-mailing anyone in a professional situation.  A professional context includes e-mails to professors, potential employers or their staff, colleagues (including your classmates), and existing [...]

September 11th, 2014|ASP Tips of the Week|