Posts by: Sarah Bidinger

January is the Greatest Month

I might not speak for the majority when I say this, but January is one of my favorite months to be a law student. For starters, winter hasn’t been around for long enough to lose its magic. Waking up to the glint of snow outside your window carries with it a little glimpses of what […]

Pau Hana Time

I’m one of those charmed, enviable people whose mom’s family is from Hawaii, which meant that this year, I couldn’t fizzle out completely after exams until I had boarded an airplane headed for Honolulu. Poor me. While some people might be frustrated by the prospect of spending 11 hours on an airplane, I settled into […]

Running the Marathon: The 24-Hour Take-Home Exam

In the world of law school, there is an almost mythical creature called the 24-hour take-home exam. As far as I have heard, nobody has quite mastered the art of preparing for or taking such a behemoth of a test. I learned this semester that one of my courses would have a 24-hour take-home exam. […]

Joy and the Art of Note-Writing

BU students who are on law journals are responsible, at some point in their time on the journal, for writing a “note.” As you will find with many things in law school, “notes” are deceptively named behemoths; weighing in at 35 or 40 pages, a note covers a legal topic from a unique perspective. As […]

Boston in the Fall

One recent Sunday afternoon, I left the law library, in need of a study break. I walked the footbridge over Storrow Drive to the path that runs along the Charles River. It was the weekend of the Head of the Charles, the world’s largest rowing regatta, and the races conveniently start at the BU boathouse, […]