Academic Skills Program

UCI Law's Academic Skills Program is a resource for all students seeking to maximize their academic success in law school. From identifying the keys to effective class preparation for first-year students, to demystifying the bar exam for third-year students, ASP provides critical skills instruction to help students excel in all stages of their legal education.

ASP offers:

  • A comprehensive, general academic skills program open to all 1Ls, including workshops and integrated exercises in first-year courses
  • Upper-level courses in advanced legal analysis, open to all 2Ls and 3Ls, restricted by class size
  • An Early Bar Prep Program, taught by Dean Chemerinsky and Linda Puertas, open to all 3Ls
  • Continued support to all graduates during bar exam study, including feedback on bar essays, workshops on mastering the Performance Test, and strategies for excelling on the Multi-State Bar Exam and Multi-State Professional Responsibility Exam
  • Individual academic counseling and feedback on practice exams, open to all students at any point in their academic career

Click here for ASP Resources, or to set up an appointment >

For more information, contact the Academic Skills Office.