Have You Failed a Law Exam?

Advice After Failing A Law Exam

Nearly half of lawyers and law students (44%) admit to failing a law exam - and that's just the ones who admit it. It must really suck to fail a law exam, but if you did, take heart. It's law, after all. It's known to be one of the hardest degrees and careers. It's not the end of the world, and you're not the only one. It won't end your legal career.

Failed_Law_Exam_MindsetIf you failed an exam, speak to your tutors about what might have gone wrong. Read's revision tips to work out what you might want to change about your revision resources and technique, as well as your approach to exam questions.

Science shows that mind maps work: researchers have seen an average increase of 12% in grades. That could be the difference between a 1st and a 2:1, a Commendation and a Distinction, a VC and an Outstanding, a pass and a fail. However we're most grateful and heartened when we hear empirical evidence directly from people who use LawMindMaps.


Retakes are a hassle, and they can ruin a summer. LawMindMaps make studying for retakes fast, easy and as enjoyable as it can be.

If you have retakes, it's important to approach them with the most positive frame of mind. You've got a second chance to smash it. Having taken the first exam, you know what to expect -- which is a huge positive.

Once law students start using, they come back to our mind maps for further courses - whether undergrad, GDL, CILEX, Solicitor Exams or Barrister Exams - because LawMindMaps really work for them.