Category: Advice

Tips on the Note Writing Process

If you’re on a journal while in law school, chances are very high that you will be required to write a Note. It’s essentially a lengthy research paper that either discusses a novel legal issue, or gives a novel perspective on a legal issue that has already been written about. The third and final draft […]

Another Semester, Another Course Selection Debacle

I know it’s a bit early for course selection, but as the clinics and externship deadline has come and passed for the 2018-2019 school year, I think it’s appropriate to reflect now, right before course selection comes full force. BU Law’s course selection is really a blessing and a curse. It’s a blessing because there […]

Pregnant In Law School

It’s time to spill the beans—I’m pregnant! As far as I’m aware, I’m the fourth woman in my 3L class to get pregnant during law school, and two were already supermoms at the start of 1L. Since announcing my pregnancy, I’ve been surprised by the surge of questions I’ve received: How did I decide when […]

Nightly Routine to Destress

As a self-professed self-care queen, I wanted to do a post about a few tips that I have for managing stress at this point in the semester. It’s hard to believe that this is my fourth semester of law school, and although I was honestly in a state of non-stop stress during 1L, regardless differences […]

Finding New Hobbies When You Don’t Have Time

One of the things I struggled with most in law school was feeling like I didn’t have any time for my hobbies. Before law school, I was a college rower, an avid reader, and an active musical theater performer and choral singer. When I moved to Boston for law school, as you’ll understand if you […]