Category: Academics

1L Life Advice

It is no surprise that your first year of law school will be a challenge; whether you are coming straight through from Undergrad or have been working in the public sector a few years, the integration into law school will be a new experience which poses its own unique challenges to each student. However, there are […]

In the Room Where it Happens

On Sunday, May 19, 2019, ten-year-old me saw all of her wildest dreams come true. Along with the most impressive, accomplished, and inspiring classmates, I graduated from Boston University School of Law. I’ve thought about this post for almost a week now—my final blog post—and yet the words are still struggling to appear. There are […]

Reflections from a 3L: what I wish I knew as a 1L

I’ve wanted to be a lawyer since I was ten years old. I took mock trial in high school, loved it, and excelled in our state competition. I took a job in a local law office and delved into the minutiae of running a three-attorney firm, from certified mail to calling the local courthouse. I […]

Libraries Part II: Study Aids and Other 1L Essentials

You’ve probably heard that study aids are essential to success during 1L. My take: you should not sacrifice sleeping, eating, exercise, or friendships to add more to an already heavy reading list. However, study aids can actually save time by helping you grasp difficult content more quickly.  Study aids take many forms: treatises summarizing an area of law; […]

Last Week of Classes for this 3L

This week was my last week of law school classes ever. While I’m not ruling out that I may continue on to another degree (sorry mom & dad & Adam), for all intents and purposes, this is may be my last class forever. I’ve been a student almost my whole life, without any intermission, and […]