Posts by: Rio

Asking For Help

I think a lot of people, including myself, view asking for help as a type of taboo in law school. Law school can be overwhelmingly difficult and the pressure often feels quite tangible. Conversely, I’ve also found law school, thus far, to be both rewarding and inspiring. From competing against friends and classmates for the […]

LALSA

This year, I am lucky enough to serve as one of the Co-Presidents of the Latin American Law Student Association (LALSA) at BU Law. This Tuesday we have our third big event in three weeks. Much of my time thus far as a 2L has been entirely consumed with my responsibilities as one of LALSA’s […]

Bienvenido a Miami

I love living on the East Coast, especially the Northeast. As I’ve frequently expressed, the one thing I don’t really love about the Northeast is the winter—even uttering “winter” sounds like taboo at this point in the year, especially since I think we’re all still recovering from Boston’s last winter. So this past summer, I […]

Law School Essentials

I’ve come up with the top 5 material things that I think have helped me survive 1L year (two weeks left!). So if you’re heading to law school sometime in the future or have a birthday coming up (like me!) then here are some ideas— 1. Noise Cancelling Headphones Since I came straight through from […]

1L in 1Word

I asked fifty people in my first year section to describe either their experiences as a 1L or the culture at BU Law in one word. I wanted to offer a reflection of this year from someone other than just myself so that others can see the range of perspectives from an entire 1L section […]