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CGBP      In partnership with                                          HRF Early Bird Deadline

Saturday, 24 JUNE 2017 * 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Maximize your investment in time, money and effort when you study in law school. This pre-law program is uniquely tailored to meet the goal of surviving and excelling in law school as well as topping the bar exam thereafter. This unique course is specially designed to teach you all the proven techniques on how to really excel in class. Have a great start in law school, be ahead of the game and have a real edge by knowing the best kept secrets and study techniques of no. 1 bar topnotchers and valedictorians that we have researched and compiled to be shared with you in this once a year seminar.

This one-day seminar will showcase the best practices in digesting and analyzing complex laws and cases, memory retention, and answering the toughest recitation and exams. Also, learn what to expect in law school including how to impress terror professors, handle personal issues and deal with classmates, fraternities and sororities.

A great future awaits those who plan ahead. Don't wait until it's too late. Attend and learn from the best and the brightest! This program is designed by the author of the book "How To Excel In Law School".
Who Should Attend: A must for those entering law school and others who are seriously planning to go to law school. This is also very applicable and effective for those who are already in law school.

Lecturer 1: Atty. Jim V. Lopez - He is the author of 7 best-selling books including How To Excel in Law School and the course director of this unique program that is guaranteed to help you excel in law school and top the bar exams. He finished law at U.P. and pursued post-graduate studies at Harvard University.

Lecturer 2: Atty. Reinier Paul R. Yebra - No. 1 Bar Topnotcher '09 & Valedictorian, San Beda College Law School. He will share his effective study system that has helped him and his study group become bar topnotchers in that fateful year and proven continuously every year with many students benefiting from his lectures. Some bar topnochers happen by chance. His achievement was based on a systematic effort to top the bar. You can be No. 1 if you know all the techniques he will share with you.

Limited Seats Only, Pre-Registration Required

Contact Person: Camille Jonas
Manila lines: (+632) 556-8968 or 69
  Manila Telefax: (+632) 842-7148 or 59
   Cebu lines: (+63 32) 512-3106 or 07
   Baguio line: (+63 74) 423-5148
   Legazpi line (+63 52) 736-0148

Seminar Investment:
P 1,980
- special rate for students of Saint Louis University
P2,280 - rate for the general public

   inclusive of Resource Kit, and
   Certificate of Attendance

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An Insider's Guide on How to Excel in Law School

A Best Practices Pre-Law Program for Future Lawyers

8:00am to 5:00pm, Saturday, June 24, 2017

Benefit in Attending this Pre-Law Program

As a law school student, you will be investing so much time, money, and effort to learn the ropes on finishing law school with "flying colors." Earning high grades in law school is not an accident. You will have a more prosperous career in law if you have good grades in law school. You will earn more respect from your peers and clients. Law firms will be more inclined to offer you a more lucrative compensation package. But achieving optimum performance in law school requires thorough planning. This unique course is specially designed to teach you all the proven techniques on how to make the most out of your legal education. A great future awaits those who plan ahead. Don't wait until it's too late. Learn from the best now.



8:00 am to 12:00 noon (Atty. Jim V. Lopez)

What to Expect in Law School
1. Overview of law school life
2. How to really prepare for the first day of class
3. Subjects in the law schools and their importance
4. How to prepare for the bar exams from day 1 of law school
5. How to master the 8 bar exam subjects
6. How to deal with deans, law professors, administrative personnel and classmates
7. How to select books that really matter in law school
8. How to learn from books that valedictorians and bar topnotchers have used in preparing for the bar
9. How to be in the Top Ten of your class without being a genius
10. How to address fraternity, and sorority issues & peer pressure

Top Secrets Study Techniques of No. 1 Bar Topnotchers and Valedictorians of Top Law Schools
1. How to cope and effectively deal with terror professors; - students viewpoint
2. How to adapt to the teaching methods of various professors
3. How to manage your time effectively
4. How to cultivate effective study habits
5. How to design and maintain a regimented study schedule

How to Excel during Recitation 1. How to impress your professor when you recite
2. How to master the Socratic method
3. How to anticipate most-asked questions from your professors
4. How to avoid antagonizing your professors during recitation
5. How to get the professors of your choice
6. What to do when professors get mad at you when it's your fault
7. What to do when professors get mad at you when it's their fault
8. What professors look for in grading students during recitation
9. How to ask intelligent questions
10. How to avoid stupid questions professors hate
11. How to ask clarificatory questions appropriately
12. Best Practices in Preparing how to land a great job after law school
a. How to be ahead of everyone in job hunting.
b. What the best law firms look for in a job candidate.

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm (Atty. Reinier Paul R. Yebra)
Best Kept Test Taking Techniques from the Masters
1. How to take law school exams and get top grades
      a. How to organize your answers in essay exams - with examples
      b. How to spot issues in complicated law exams
      c. How to develop arguments in issue-spotting exams
      d. How to choose the best answer in multiple choice exams
2. How to digest complex cases
3. How to read law books properly
4. What are case digests and how to use them effectively
5. How to simplify and analyze laws and cases
6. How improvise when you are not sure of your answer
7. How to maximize the use of the law library
8. How maximize the use of study groups
9. How to know when to be absent from class

Other Important Issues
1. How to effectively complain against unfair grading of professors
2. How to deal with issues concerning discipline and grievances
3. How to deal with sexual harassment in law school

SEMINAR FEE PER PERSON (Fee covers Resource Kit, and Certificate of Attendance) :

P1,980 special rate for students of Saint Louis University
P2,280 rate for the general public


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