Category: Finals

Mental Health & Manicures

…speaking of mental health during Law School, How do you unwind? For some, getting in a quick manicure is the perfect study break. You leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated. Additionally, it is a quiet time where you are unable to use your phone and are forced to reflect on your day and your plans. In order […]

In the Room Where it Happens

On Sunday, May 19, 2019, ten-year-old me saw all of her wildest dreams come true. Along with the most impressive, accomplished, and inspiring classmates, I graduated from Boston University School of Law. I’ve thought about this post for almost a week now—my final blog post—and yet the words are still struggling to appear. There are […]

Libraries Part II: Study Aids and Other 1L Essentials

You’ve probably heard that study aids are essential to success during 1L. My take: you should not sacrifice sleeping, eating, exercise, or friendships to add more to an already heavy reading list. However, study aids can actually save time by helping you grasp difficult content more quickly.  Study aids take many forms: treatises summarizing an area of law; […]

Finals Week on the Beautiful Charles River

It is a sunny day here in Boston! We had a reasonably mild winter, but early spring won’t let up. I feel like it has been gray and drizzly for days and days. Luckily, today is bright and beautiful. It can be hard for me to tell whether I truly have studied enough or my brain is tricking […]

Last Week of Classes for this 3L

This week was my last week of law school classes ever. While I’m not ruling out that I may continue on to another degree (sorry mom & dad & Adam), for all intents and purposes, this is may be my last class forever. I’ve been a student almost my whole life, without any intermission, and […]