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You're on a wait list, or you've sent all your apps and are waiting to hear. Or you've heard and you're waiting to start. You've read every chat board, memorized the USNews rankings, and talked to everyone who shows even the slightest bit of interest. Now what should you do?

Law school anxiety before you even get there is common. You've heard (correctly) that it's the hardest thing you'll ever face, as hard as two or three semesters of college at once. And it's true.

To survive law school, you need your brain to be in 5th gear. Start revving your mental engine NOW.

So how can you prepare yourself for this harrowing (in the literal sense of breaking up and leveling) event?

By reading high-vocabulary magazines:

No matter what your intellectual or political leanings, one of those should suit you. Notice that Time, Newsweek, People, and Sports Illustrated aren't on the list. They're generally written for people with a high school to college vocabulary, and it's time to aim higher.

     
  Atlantic Monthly
The Economist
The New Yorker
Mother Jones
Harper's Magazine
Forbes
The Nation
The New Republic
 
   
 

By looking up anything at all on my Wiki Cultural Enrichment list.

By learning the more recent history you don't know through You Tube.

And by looking at some of the several dozen commonly recommended books.

[Although this book list applies primarily to law school, the other educational resources on this page will benefit anyone with a reading level over ten years' old.]

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