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Current Law students: What advice do you have for those just applying?

Starting a law degree is an exciting yet demanding journey. As you embark on this path, it's crucial to get familiar with the course structure and requirements early on. Developing effective study habits and enhancing critical thinking and analysis skills will be key to your success.

Engage actively in extracurricular activities like moot courts and legal clinics, as they offer practical experience and networking opportunities. Many universities such as CCCU have student run Law Societies. This is excellent for networking. Building strong relationships with both professors and peers is vital, as these connections can be invaluable throughout your career.

Stay informed about current affairs, particularly legal issues, as this broadens your understanding of the law's application in real-world contexts.

Remember to seek support when needed, whether for academic challenges or personal guidance.

Be open to exploring various areas of law; your interests may evolve as you delve deeper into the course.

Time management is essential to balance coursework, extracurricular activities, and personal life effectively.

Finally, regularly reflect on your learning to deepen your understanding and develop your perspectives on legal matters.

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