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Study Aids and Exam Preparation Resources

This Research Guide provides information and resources to aid students in achieving academic success.

Study Aids Listed by Timing

The following chart provides a list of study aid series with suggested timing for use in your studies.

Timing Study Aid Series
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Early Semester
  • High Court Case Summaries
  • Legalines
  • Concepts and Insights 
  • Concise Hornbook Series 
  • Hornbooks 
  • Strategies & Tactics by Emanuel 
  • Jumpstart
Mid-Semester
  • Black Letter Outlines 
  • Gilbert Series
  • Nutshells
  • Short & Happy Guides
  • Office Hours (Audio/Video)
  • Emanuel Law Outlines
  • Inside Series 
  • Glannon Guides 
Late Semester & Exam Time
  • Acing Series
  • Exam Pro Series
  • Law School Legends (Audio) 
  • Sum and Substance (Audio) 
  • Quick Reviews 
  • Flash Cards Series
  • In Other Words Series (Audio/Video)
  • Examples & Answers
  • Crunchtime by Emanuel
  • Glannon Guides
  • Friedman's Practice Series