Category: Academics

Choosing classes

Choosing courses in law school is, in a word, hard. Unlike in undergrad, when I found myself as a second year senior struggling to fill my schedule, I don’t feel like I have enough time to take all of the classes I want to take in law school. This feeling is compounded by the fact […]

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 […]

2L is Not Easier than 1L

Someone told me the other day that he was told 2L was much easier than 1L. I’m not sure I would agree with that. I could imagine a scenario where you somehow picked all easy courses for the entire year, but I seriously doubt that happens often. In some respects, it is easier because you […]

Finals… Round 4….

As I sat in the reading room/library for my fourth round of final exams, I took a moment to rest my eyes and looked around the room. I saw intense eyes fixated on glowing computer screens, I heard the occasional crunching of someone refueling with a fast snack, and I heard the occasional page turn. […]

Make a Note of It: 2L is History, and Summer is Here!

My second year at BU Law has been over for a few days now. Most students have finals for another week or two, and first-year students have journal write-ons after that. I have been told I’m lucky. I have been told to shut up — by a jealous classmate or two. I made some unusual (and, I […]