Category: Academics

Requiem for the Summer

As cliche as I feel typing this: it feels like just yesterday I finished my last exam of 2L year, packed my bags, and flew home for summer. Four months ago at the end of April, I was studying hours on hours for all my exams without a single clue as to what I was […]

1L Summer Wind Down

As the summer begins to come to a close, I’m reflecting on what my first summer as a law student has brought and what I’m looking forward to for 2L. I can’t believe how quickly the hazy days have gone by, and I only wish 1L year went as quickly! Internship My internship was engaging […]

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 […]