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IBA: Law Students Learn What They Need to Know

From IndyBar
November 24, 2010
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By Sarah Garrison, IndyBar Review Marketing Director

Have you ever wished there was a manual for your relationships; your kids; your job? Law students are no exception, so the IBA created the What You Need to Know series.

Currently broken into three programs, throughout the school year, these sessions are carefully constructed to offer no-nonsense concepts and strategies on the tough topics facing all students including; transitioning into law school; how to prepare for exams and craft the ‘A’ answer; and of course facing the rigors of the bar exam.

Earlier this year, the first two sessions on transitioning into law school and succeeding on exams were very well received. Holly Wanzer of Jocham Hardin was once again thanked by a grateful student body, toting that her programs were the ‘best sessions on the subjects’ of the many they had attended and that were offered by the school. She also repeats her sessions for the evening students, so no one misses out on her great advice.

The final session of the series, What You Need to Know about the Bar Exam, will be held in March as a part of the Spring Bar Application Clinic as well as in June for summer associates at local firms. A valuable part of the clinic, which helps students complete their bar applications, students will get help deciphering the lengthy requirements for the bar application, a breakdown of the subject matters on the exam, and advice on preparing for exam, namely through the utilizing IndyBar Review, the premiere bar review course for IN bar candidates.

So while there will always be questions about life and its many surprises, law students can take comfort that the IndyBar has taken the guess work out of and will continue to offer guidance on the ways of law school and the Indiana bar exam.•

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