Category: Academics

Lawyering with Lovingkindness

One of the best classes I have taken during law school has been … tai chi. Classes offered at the BU Fitness and Recreation Center are available for audit with your law school tuition. They are a wonderful opportunity to get outside the Law School; I’ve also taken yoga at FitRec. If you’re like me and have no idea what tai […]

Starting Second Semester

Between finals and the end of break, life seemed like a blur. Before I knew it, I was on my way back to Boston for Lawyering Lab. Lawyering lab is a unique, week-long opportunity to put skills into practice. Students are divided into teams that will work together all week representing one side or another. […]

Checking off boxes

So, I’m graduating in May. (And yes, I do plan to start every blog post this semester with some variation of this sentence.)  As I mentioned in my last post, this is weird to me in many ways, not least because I feel like my life is speeding by me at a truly bizarre rate; […]

It’s Raining Men(tors)

Hallelujah, it’s raining mentors. As I continue navigating through my first year in law school, I am continually reminded of just how different it is from my past experiences. Having to contend with what feels like mountains of reading, hunting for summer positions, and writing briefs and memorandums is maybe a little on the exhausting […]

Eye on the Prize

Intersession felt like cherry blossom season in Japan: a time of togetherness, a profusion of color, an ephemeral celebration. Before I knew it, I was back in Boston for Lawyering Lab, a rigorous week where 1Ls get a taste of transactional law. We practiced counseling clients, analyzing and drafting contracts, and negotiating the terms of […]