They say that there are more students in law school than there are practicing lawyers. If they're right, then you need every possible advantage. In this insider's guide, Georgia State University School of Law student Justin Spizman helps you get the head start you need. Whether you are considering law school or are already ensconced in the curriculum, Spizman tells you what you need to know to survive--and thrive! With firsthand experience and interviews with both professors and practicing attorneys, Spizman gives you the edge you need to manage your workload; figure out what your professors really want; get an edge on your future in the legal field; determine the right type of law to pursue; reduce stress; and more. In addition, this guide addresses current issues that law students like you face every day, including computers in the classroom, electronic databases, the Socratic method, outlining and study tips, balancing a heavy workload with everyday life, and making time for friends and family. The Insider's Guide to Your First Year of Law School promises to show you not only how to get through your first year--but how to get ahead!