Category: Extracurriculars

What is it like to plan a big event?

I am involved in the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) as the VP of Professional Development. As VP, I organize the largest law firm event for the 1Ls – Meet the Firms. This event usually hosts up to twenty local and national firms and invites the entire first year class (approximately 200 students). […]

Where everyone knows my name…

One of the most difficult things about moving away from home is friendship. It can be difficult to maintain intimacy with your friends when you do not see them regularly or even talk as often as you would if you lived in the same city. I worried about my best friends and I drifting apart, […]

Do You Blog?

We live in an age dominated by social media. Twitter has become a news source for millennials and broadcast networks alike. Facebook allows people from all over the world to stay connected. When people have thoughts that go beyond the scope of these social networks, they often turn to blogging. Blogs are a way for […]

Study-life balance, eventually

Breaks in law school are few and far between, and they come with lofty goals and (in my experience) a mix of disappointment and re-energizing. This long weekend, for the Thanksgiving break, my first priority was relaxing with family. We drove out to see my husband’s family on Thursday morning, and my in-laws visited our […]

The University Outside the Law School

The metaphor is less apt now that BUSL is no longer confined to an actual literal tower, but in many ways the law school experience does tend to function in isolation from the rest of the BU community. We’ve got our own library, our own Starbucks, all our classes are in one building. Why deal […]