Posts by: debarton

Reflections on Our First Exams Season

Yesterday was our first ever law school exam. I actually had a pretty great day. I came out of the exam feeling ok, then had lunch at the BU pub with some classmates before going home. Around 7pm, Rob came to visit me all the way down from New Hampshire. (He is seriously the best.) […]

Negotiating in Good Faith: the Long Term Relationship & Law School

If you’re in a long-term relationship and getting ready to enter law school you may have noticed by now that every ‘what to expect during the first year of law school’ advice books warn you that you’re almost certainly going to break up.  I am in a long-distance, long-term relationship myself, so I thought I […]

Success: A Balancing Act

It’s noon on the day after Thanksgiving and I’m taking a few hours to work at a local coffee shop while my family is out Black Friday shopping. It’s only a few weeks until exam time, and yet it’s also the beginning of the holiday season. What better time to write about balancing law school […]

The Road to the Law Tower

In this first blog, I’d like to give you an idea of who I am, how my perspective might be unique, and  how I ended up at BU law school. 1. Who am I? Oh great, an existential question. Well, my resume reads something like this: I graduated from Smith College in 2010, then worked […]