Category: In the Community

‘Scorched Earth’ Networking

Building a professional network is roughly equal parts organization, creativity, and perseverance. Building one in a city hundreds of miles from where you currently reside is all of those things… arguably tripled. While I’m finishing up my last semester in Boston, much of my career preparations are centered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Email and phone are […]

I’m a loner, law school — a rebel

Winter break’s end is looming, and I’m anxious about going back to school — but not for the reasons you might imagine. I’m eager to return to my clinic, and to start Public Health Law, Mediation, and Feminist Jurisprudence classes. I’m even excited about Albers Moot Court competition and judging and coaching the BU Client […]

Baby, it’s cold outside, but we’re warm and fuzzy here

We’ve had guests in our tiny apartment for the past 4 days. Honestly, even though they’re my absolute favorite possible guests (my mother and sister), I was worried about the sanity of housing any 4 people in a 1-bedroom Boston apartment for 4 days, but there’s an easy solution: Go out! Do as much as […]

Reflections from a post-first-semester-1L

When my fellow classmates and I were seated in the Law Auditorium in August, Dean O’Rourke began speaking by expressing that, “our primary goal is to make Boston University School of Law the best place in the world to be a law student.” Obviously, I’ve only attended BU Law, so I don’t have a strong […]

Free From the Curve

There are times when the law school experience can be rough to say the least -at times that is a catastrophic understatement- but fellow law student friends can be an absolute saving grace. It’s incredible to have people who know firsthand what you’re going through, and even better to have people who know exactly what you’e […]