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Whether you are new to law school or have made it through a few semesters, there are always ways to improve your process and performance. This lesson uses your answers to help you determine the best CALI Law School Success lessons to help you meet your goals and tailors the advice depending on where you are in your law school career.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the lesson, the student will be able to:
1. Identify areas of concern.
2. Create a list of possible CALI lessons to address academic success weaknesses.
3. Revisit this lesson as law school career progresses and new challenges arise.

Lesson Completion Time
20 minutes


  • Courtney Abbott Hill

    Courtney Abbott Hill is the Associate Director of Student Affairs, Academic and Bar Support Programs, at Syracuse University College of Law.  Ms. Abbott Hill is responsible for helping law students reach their full academic potential, with an emphasis on the skills needed to be successful on the bar exam. She develops and implements programming focused on academic success for students throughout their career at the College of Law.  Ms. Abbott Hill received a Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, from Nazareth College of Rochester and earned her J.D., magna cum laude, from the College of Law in 2009.  After graduation, she served as a Court Attorney with the New York State Appellate Division, Fourth Department, before transitioning to a career focused on law student success as a Regional Director with a national bar review provider.

    Associate Director of Student Affairs, Academic and Bar Support Programs
    Syracuse University College of Law
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The Open Legal Education Project is a CALI initiative to bring resource to public legal education.