The Student Spotlight:

Tips for Students from Students

The Student Spotlight
Featuring Tips for Students from Students

The Student Spotlight connects law students across the country with meaningful tips and advice from fellow law students. Who better to look to for advice on how to succeed in law school than law students themselves? Covering topics like class and exam prep, to job search and legal research – your peers are loaded with tips from their real-life experiences and LexisNexis is sharing them with you.

Have a tip of your own that you want to share with Canadian law students across the country? Email it to with Student Spotlight in the subject line for a chance to be featured in an upcoming Student Spotlight!

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Tailor your experience to fit your career goals Emily Hean, University of Toronto, 3L
Staying Organized Francesca Griffin, University of Windsor, 2L
Cracking the Code: Insider Tips for Law Students’ Job Applications Greg Parth, Thompson Rivers University, 3L
Five Things I Would Tell My First Year Self Danica Freiter, University of Victoria, 2L
Choosing Courses Ju Hee Park , Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, 3L
5 Interview Tips Maxime Dubé, Université de Montréal, 2L
Hacks on How to Effectively Perform Legal Research Hanye Chen, Western Law, 2L
Colour Coding Lana Katai, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2L
Preparing for Class Emily Zheng, University of Calgary, 3L
Coping with imposter syndrome Hélène St-Louis , University of Ottawa, 3L
Staying organized and time management Aman Atwal, University of Victoria, 3L
5 things I would tell my first-year Self Ashley Bains, University of Manitoba, 3L
LexisNexis How to Study/Tips Austin Layng, Queen's Faculty of Law, 2L
The Job Search Vaishnavan (Vaish) Srikumaraguru, Lincoln Alexander (TMU), 2L
How to color code Audrey Popescu, Université de Montréal, 3L
Preparing for class: Case summaries Emily Zheng, University of Calgary, 2L
Staying Organized in Law School Ju Hee Park, Peter A. Allard School of Law, 2L
Hacks on How to do legal research Angela Yuan, University of Toronto, 2L
5 tips to help with your legal resume Harleen Kandola, University of Alberta, 2L
How to remain focused and confident in law school Imani Theodore, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2L
Mooting Joshua Vetere, Windsor Law, 3L
The Importance of Mentorship David Yun, Western Law, 3L
Are Readings Really Necessary? Saranjit Dhindsa, University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, 3L