Learn McGill citation. That's the only bit of prep I did before law school and really understanding how it works, and having bookmarks to help me remember the nuances of it, really sped up my writing process once I had papers due. If you want some resources, shoot me a DM and I'm happy to share.
I'm not sure. But it sounds like the notation for any awards would already be on your transcript based on what @3rdGenLawStudent said. Unless you're just interested to know which of your classmates received awards, which is fair enough.