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Study Groups for Law Students

Tips for holding law students utilizing study groups, including technology tools for scheduling and holding virtual study groups

Tips for Successful Study Groups

Successful study groups generally do the following:

  • Keep it small--two to four people maximum 
  • Set regular, consistent meeting times
  • Have a set location if possible
  • Discuss expectations and goals at the start of the semester (change your group early if it is not a good fit)
  • Use an agenda (it doesn't have to be formal)
  • Hold each other accountable 
  • Encourage each other
  • Keep socializing to a minimum during scheduled study meetings
  • Reach out to the TA or professor for help when needed
  • Be kind and respectful

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