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Prepare for HLS Exams

A guide to resources available to HLS students studying for exams.


We know preparing for exams is a stressful time in law school, and we hope the resources in this guide are useful to you for productive studying, review, and also taking periodic breaks from studying!

NEW RESOURCE!  Wolters Kluwer Online Study Aid Library - Access hundreds of study aids -- such as Glannon's Examples & Explanations: Civil Procedure -- on campus or at home for free on your laptop or tablet.

Exams Info

Law School Exams Tips

There are many books with strategies and tips for doing your best on law school exams. Here are a few.

Note: all book descriptions are taken directly from the publishers.

Past Exams

Consult past HLS exams to get an idea of what might be in store for you in current exams. 

Research Guides for 1Ls

We've created research guides to help you find the best study guides, hornbooks, and treatises on first year topics.

Study Guides and Tools

Take a Study Break

Taking a study break can help you be more productive, retain knowledge, and be more creative--but don't take our word for it, it's science!

We're including a variety of ideas for things to do on a study break below, plus a link to our full study break guide. Enjoy, and remember--it's good for you!

Wellness at HLS