Category: Advice

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 […]

How to avoid law school during break

You’ve done it. You finished all your finals and now you can say the basic phrase you have been waiting to say: I am one sixth a lawyer. It feels good. But, are you prepared for the barrage of jokes coming your way? “Is Legally Blonde really what law school is like?” “If I get in […]

Post-Finals Tradition

My roommate and I have started a tradition. Every semester, after we’re both done with finals, we treat ourselves to a movie- and, in particular, a movie about RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg). We started it last spring, when the movie aptly titled “RBG” was playing in Coolidge Corner Theatre. We even got RBG-based shirts for […]

It’s Finals Week! Take a Break at Brookline Booksmith

My first week in Boston, my roommate asked if I would join him on a walk to the bookstore. Expecting him to take me to a Barnes & Noble (no disrespect to B&N), I was thrilled to find Brookline Booksmith in Coolidge Corner. The first floor is dedicated to new books. Luckily for students, there […]

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 […]