Posts by: Cristina Lloyd

Why I Chose to Study for the Bar in Paris

When you think of bar exam studying, you think of two months of basically a black hole. Now, since I haven’t actually started studying for the bar yet, I can neither confirm or deny the truthfulness of that statement. When I was signing up for bar courses, I needed to make a decision- namely, where […]

How It Feels to Be DONE

Yesterday, my 3L colleagues had their last day of classes. Facebook was flooded with pictures of their gorgeous, smiling faces posing by the BU Law sign with all of their friends. For me, it finally felt like we were really¬†“done.” I actually finished classes a few weeks ago. I took my last exam on April […]

Finding New Hobbies When You Don’t Have Time

One of the things I struggled with most in law school was feeling like I didn’t have any time for my hobbies. Before law school, I was a college rower, an avid reader, and an active musical theater performer and choral singer. When I moved to Boston for law school, as you’ll understand if you […]

Moot Court Travels

This past weekend, I flew to DC (from Paris!!!) for the Siegenthaler-Sutherland National First Amendment Moot Court Competition! So last year, around this time, I applied to be a competitor on one of BU’s 3L moot court teams. I was lucky enough just to be chosen, and luckier still that the moot court staff and […]

How Makeup and Skincare Got Me Through Law School

There is no beating around the bush- law school is stressful. It may be the most stressful thing you do in your life. If I could go back and tell my 1L self one thing, it would be to prioritize self care far more than I did. I remember beginning 1L and being so overwhelmed […]