Category: In the Community

Stop before you shop!

As I enter my final year of law school, I reflect on the decisions I’ve made to get me here — those deep, meaningful decisions made at the cash register or, more frequently these days, in front of my laptop. That’s right, it’s time for a BU Law back-to-school shopping post! Before you open your […]

Raising the Bar

I submitted my application for the Massachusetts Bar Exam recently and I must say that it was quite a process. Filling out the initial paperwork was relatively simple, though I found that listing every employer that I’ve had since the age of 18 along with their information was more difficult than I expected. I received […]

Where should I live while attending BU Law?

(Written with guest help from 3L Deniz Aktas and other volunteers.) It’s that time of year – students that have decided to come to BU Law have begun looking for housing. I remember feeling totally overwhelmed looking for an apartment in Boston from my home up in New Hampshire. So, I’ve asked some friends and […]

30 and flirty and thriving — for real

My 30th birthday is tomorrow, and I’ll be at school, presenting a mock trial for 25% of my Trial Advocacy grade. Being 30 and in law school isn’t the typical plan. It certainly wasn’t mine. I recently rewatched “13 Going on 30,” and let’s just say my plans at 13 were a┬álot like young Jennifer […]

Spring break pro bono’s so nice, I did it twice!

Last year I went to Portland, Maine, to work at Pine Tree Legal Assistance for spring break, as part of the BU Law Pro Bono Program’s spring service trips. The work was so educational, so interesting, and so fulfilling that I decided to go for a second round! I was the only student from last […]