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Academic Success Blog:

Orientation to Law School

Gary A. Munneke, How to Succeed in Law School (2008).

Ruta Stropus and Charlotte Taylor, Bridging the Gap between College and Law School (2009).

Helene Shapo and Marshall Shapo, Law School without Fear (2002).

Herbert N. Ramy, Succeeding in Law School (2006).

Dennis J. Tonsing, 1000 Days to the Bar (2003).

Researching case law, statutes and other sources

Christopher G. Wren and Jill Robinson, The Legal Research Manual: A Game Plan for Legal Research and Analysis (1999).

Morris L. Cohen and Kent C. Olson, Legal Research in a Nutshell (2007).

Writing style and grammar

Gertrude Block, Effective Legal Writing for Law Students and Lawyers (5th ed. 1999).

Richard C. Wydick, Plain English for Lawyers (5th ed. 2005).

William Strunk, Jr, The Elements of Style (2007).

Critical reading, writing and analysis

John C. Dernbach, Writing Essay Exams to Succeed (2010)

Ruth Ann McKinney, Reading Like a Lawyer (2005).

Kimm Walton and Lazar Emanuel, Strategies & Tactics for the First Year Law Student (2004).

Charles Calleros, Law School Exams (2007)

Bar exam preparation

Steven Friedland and Jeffrey Scott Shapiro, The Essential Rules for Bar Exam Success (2008)

Suzanne Darrow Kleinhaus, Acing the Bar Exam (2008).

Kimm Walton and Steve Emanuel, Strategies & Tactics for the MBE (2006).