Bar Exam Toolbox Podcast Episode 42: Memorization Techniques for the Bar Exam

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Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking about effective memorization methods to help you optimize your time and retain more information while studying for the bar exam.

In this episode, we discuss:

>How to prepare your own study materials in an easy-to-memorize format by starting with SmartBarPrep or Lean See more +

Welcome back to the Bar Exam Toolbox podcast! Today, we're talking about effective memorization methods to help you optimize your time and retain more information while studying for the bar exam.

In this episode, we discuss:

>How to prepare your own study materials in an easy-to-memorize format by starting with SmartBarPrep or Lean Sheets

>Implementing spaced repetition, or going through the material multiple times, so it is committed to your long-term memory

>The importance of focusing on remembering terms of art, concise rule statements, and the exact elements of black letter law

>How to use different memorization techniques, such as immersion, acrostics, visualization, a memory palace, storylining, and handwriting to learn important concepts faster

>When to start memorizing for the bar exam

Resources:

>SketchyLaw (https://www.sketchylaw.com/)

>SmartBarPrep (https://smartbarprep.com/)

>Lean Sheets (http://www.leansheets.com/)

>Higher Levels of Immersion Improve Procedure Memorization Performance (https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/eed2/afc90442484b1bd2ef6ff9c089bd27bcfe7a.pdf)

>Memory and Study Strategies for Optimal Learning (https://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED320347)

>Brain Basics, Part One: The Power of Visualization (https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/gifted-ed-guru/201211/brain-basics-part-one-the-power-visualization)

>The Link and Story Methods (https://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTIM_01.htm)

>Writing and Remembering: Why We Remember What We Write (https://www.lifehack.org/articles/featured/writing-and-remembering-why-we-remember-what-we-write.html)

Download the Transcript (https://barexamtoolbox.com/episode-42-memorization-techniques-for-the-bar-exam/)

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