In just under two weeks, Van takes the bar exam. He’s been holed up in the library with his Barbri materials and some good tunes (the new Frank Ocean album), trying to stay hydrated (with cold-pressed juice from Sweetpress) while making colorful flashcards on subject-matter jurisdiction and the Equal Protection Clause. Here are his picks for surviving this arduous process.

LAPTOP: Apple MacBook Pro // MARKERS: Sharpie // JUICE: Sweetpress “Purify” // WATER BOTTLE: LeapFrog // TOTE: Jack Spade // WORKBOOK: Barbri // HEADPHONES: Bang & Olufsen // ALBUM: Frank Ocean, Channel Orange // IPHONE BATTTERY: iSound