Category: Academics

Does Law School Have a Toxic Atmosphere?

Starting out law school I had no idea what to expect. None of my family had gone to college, let alone to law school. I had zero preconceptions and did not know what to expect. As you’ll see, law school is a small bubble. You go to class with the same people every day for […]

Finding Balance after 1L Fall Finals

1L exams over and done with, I’ve had time to take a breath and return to some of the activities that I had to put aside in order to focus on my classwork throughout the semester. One of those pastimes is rereading The Prelude, a poem I studied as a grad student and have also […]

Considering Last December

Hello from BU Law! I’m a 1L here and have had a great first semester. It’s easy to get wrapped up in the day-to-day. With so much to learn, I got pretty immersed in the swing of things within the first few weeks. I’ve always enjoyed school, so classes so far have been a fun challenge […]

November, 3L Year

“Hey mom! Hey! Moooooom. What should I write my blog post about?” “Blog post? I didn’t know you had a blog.”   Mom picks up the Rae Dunn platter she’s taking a price sticker off of. “Mom, I’ve been blogging for the law school since 1L.”   “Write about Rae Dunn!” No, mom, I don’t […]

I’m New Here

Hello, new friends! Since I’m new to the blog, I thought I would briefly introduce myself: I am from Satellite Beach, FL, near where the shuttle and rockets launch from Cape Canaveral. I lived two very happy years in Atlanta and seven in DC. I worked in refugee resettlement before law school, both in case work […]