Category: Academics

Pumpkin, cinnamon, and Justice Ginsburg

Extra pumpkin; extra cinnamon. That’s the simple secret to my favorite pumpkin bread recipe. Last night I took a study break to heat up my kitchen with this festive recipe. I grew up baking with my dad, and it has always been a way for me to de-stress (which has been very helpful in law school!)  […]

A Day in the Life of a 2L

I did a similar post last year about what a typical day was like for me as a 1L. Looking back on it, it’s pretty startling just how much time in my days (and weeks!) were dedicated solely to school work. I will be the first to admit that the word “balance” was not in my […]

2L: The Good Kind of Busy

Everyone- from other law students, to professors, to your friend who knows that her brother’s roommate’s sister-in-law went to law school- will tell you that 1L is that hardest year in law school. It’s true that 1L is the hardest, and knowing that is both terrifying and comforting at the same time. But while 1L […]

One Month into 2L

What a year a difference makes! It’s so hard to believe that exactly a year ago I was only a month into 1L – a year that was equal parts challenging, frustrating, invigorating, and exhausting. The one common thread and the main word that I use when I either reflect upon 1L to myself or talk about […]

Mentors as the #1 Resource

One of the most important things that I’ve come to realize as a young adult is the importance of having mentors. Whether they’re friends who are a few years older or professionals who have been in the game for longer than you’ve been in school, mentors are crucially important. They provide you with advice and […]