Category: Academics

Getting Comfortable with Failure

In the latest installment of my often countercultural blog posts about law school, I want to talk about learning how to fail. By learning how to fail, I simply mean learning how to get more comfortable with being wrong and making mistakes. This has been quite the journey for me, as I (and I’m sure […]

Class Recommendation: Mediation

I wanted to try something new and write about a class I’m taking this semester that I’d recommend to anyone in law school, regardless of interests or concentration area: Mediation. I met with an attorney-turned-academic last spring to learn more about her path, and when I asked what general courses I should take in either 2L or […]

Extra Extra…..curriculars

Although my time at BU Law is rapidly coming to a close, I can still vividly remember my time as a 1L. Moving from Florida to Boston where I knew no one, I was nervous about not only doing well in school but also fitting in. The first few months were very hard and I […]

A law student and a computer science student walk into a bar…

… and end up writing a joint paper discussing some of the most pressing cybersecurity issues facing our nation? Substitute “bar” for “classroom” and you’ve essentially got a glimpse into one of my classes this semester! I’ve had the opportunity to take a very un-traditional law class. It’s called National Security and Technology, and it’s […]

How to Get the Most out of Your Classes (without comparing yourself to others)

Some people kick butt in colds calls. Others, well, don’t. And guess what? It doesn’t matter. If you’re even thinking about law school, chances are that you are a competitive person. You’re also smart. Which is great – because it will compel you forward in life, and help you succeed, time and time again. But […]