Category: Finals

Two Views of Law School: Doctrine and Lawyering Lab

The first semester of 1L behind me and fully rested from break, it was with enthusiasm that I showed up yesterday morning for the first day of spring classes. Yet more than my recent weeks of (1) sleeping in, (2) visiting long-lost friends, and (3) watching all the iterations of Bandersnatch, my experience last week […]

Finding Balance after 1L Fall Finals

1L exams over and done with, I’ve had time to take a breath and return to some of the activities that I had to put aside in order to focus on my classwork throughout the semester. One of those pastimes is rereading The Prelude, a poem I studied as a grad student and have also […]

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 […]

Study Spot: Coolidge Corner Branch Library

I have been awaiting this moment for months: the Coolidge Corner Branch of The Public Library of Brookline has finally reopened after renovations. I don’t know what it looked like before, but I can tell you now that it is my new favorite place to study. (Which I should definitely be doing right now. Finals. Oy.) […]

The Day Before

What should you do the day before your first law school final? Probably little to nothing. Obviously, we will see how that goes since I am a 1L… BUT stressing and trying to cram all of the dense and complicated material you learned over the past few months is not going to help anyone. You have […]