Category: Academics

First is the worst, second is the best

1L year feels a lot like lawyer boot camp. Everyone takes the same courses in efforts to build necessary foundational skills.  2L year, however, provides a lot more freedom to choose your path, and not just through courses: you can choose clinics, externships, study abroad, and more. I thought I’d share a glimpse into what […]

Summer (school) Events

Leading up to finals week I caught myself daydreaming all the time about the fun summer events I had planned: my close friend’s wedding (and bachelorette party!), my niece joining the world (hi, Savannah!), the Boston Pizza Festival, James Taylor at Tanglewood on the 3rd of July… the list went on, and soon my weekends […]

The Conclusion of 1L

So I’m officially back in New York for the summer and today is a week since I submitted for the writing competition. I just finished my first week of work and finally had a moment to sit down and reflect on what this year meant to me, and what it taught me (both inside of […]

The 1L Summer Job Search

The search for a 1L summer job is certainly an experience. For me, the process was long, stressful, and difficult. It’s not always like that, however, as some people find success quickly. For the most part, a lot of the summer job process is a total shot in the dark; some stuff sticks, some stuff […]

There’s No Place Like Home

There’s no place like home. As we dipped below the final cloud layer, the Emerald City’s vibrant hues sparkled beyond the frosty mountain passes. I exhaled a sigh of relief. Mittens’ protests emanated from the cat carrier between my feet, cutting through the whirring engines. I departed Boston just as the summer heat was starting […]