University of Wisconsin–Madison

Skills Workshops

Throughout each academic year, the AEP provides intentionally designed skills workshops workshops to equip first year law students with academic, learning, and study skills often needed to master the law school curriculum. These workshops also help students get ready for final exams. 

Please find the spring 2019 workshop schedule below.

Note: 2 Workshops Dates are to be determined (1) Write-on: Tips for Note-Writing (2) Write-on: Blue-booking Essentials

Date Time Clasroom Title Presenter
Tues. Jan. 29 12:05pm 5240 *Strategies for Writing Appellate Briefs AEP Staff
Thurs. Jan. 31 12:05pm 5240 Strategies for Writing Appellate Briefs AEP Staff
Fri. Feb. 1 1:00pm 3250 Strategies for Writing Appellate Briefs AEP Staff

*Each workshop is offered 3 times. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Do I need to registers for each skills workshop?
A: No, registration is not required. Reminder are sent on fliers and by email a few days ahead. An email reminder may also sent within 24 hours of the scheduled workshop. Watch for these reminders.

Q: Am I required to attend these skills workshop?
A: Attendance is not required. Although participation is voluntary, we strongly recommend you attend all workshops because 1Ls get study and exam tips that are not readily available elsewhere.

Q: What skills workshops are offered?
A: Please refer to the skills workshop schedule and check out the description of what each workshop will cover. Skills workshop titles and descriptions will be posted prior to the beginning of each semester.

Q: Can I eat lunch during a skills workshop?
A: Yes, you may eat lunch during a workshop because these workshops are typically scheduled over lunch.

Q: What if I miss a skills workshop?

A: If you miss a workshop, you may come to the AEP office 6210 to pick up any handouts that were given out during the workshop. Note: Individual appointments are typically not available to discuss missed workshops.

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