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Study Aids and Exam Preparation Resources

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

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Introduction to Study Aids

Study aids are commercially produced supplemental sources that are designed to assist you in your law school learning. You can use study aids as explanatory material to get background and context on a legal topic or to clarify confusion. Another way you can use study aids, is to assess your knowledge and understanding of a topic and test your ability to apply it. There are a variety of categories of study aids, each is designed to help you in different ways.

This Research Guide contains information on study aids available at Boston College Law School. Use the tabs to access additional information on study aids, including information on the different categories of study aids available and when best to use them throughout the semester. There are also tabs on materials designed to help with exam preparation, academic success in law school and taking the bar exam.


Watch the videos below for a basic introduction to the different categories of study aids along with videos on using the online study aid platforms available at Boston College Law School.