What do law school exams look like?

What do law school exams look like?

Law school exam scores are made to fit to an inflexible bell curve where there must be high grades and low grades. Generally law school grades are curved so that for every grade above the predetermined median someone must receive an equivalent grade below the median.

Is it easy to fail out of law school?

The point is that it is extremely hard to fail out of law school if you put in the time and effort. The first semester is going to really suck for the first two months, but if you are diligent with your work and stay motivated, you have nothing to worry about.

Is being a lawyer miserable?

Recent research from the American Bar Association suggests that lawyers are really unhappy. Twenty-eight percent of lawyers experience mild or higher levels of depression, 19% experience anxiety, 23% experience chronic levels of stress, and 20.6% of participants struggle with problematic drinking.

Why is being a lawyer stressful?

Long hours, billing demands, the pressure to generate business, and a rapidly changing legal landscape also contribute to lawyer stress. This is not the case for all lawyers, of course, but the grim statistics on stress-related illness, alcohol/drug dependency, and suicide point to a profession under great stress.