Category: Social Life/Boston

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 […]

1L in 1Word

I asked fifty people in my first year section to describe either their experiences as a 1L or the culture at BU Law in one word. I wanted to offer a reflection of this year from someone other than just myself so that others can see the range of perspectives from an entire 1L section […]

Married Life: Law School Edition

I initially thought there wouldn’t be many married people in law school, but there are quite a few who were already married before married or were hitched during law school. It’s nice to meet people who understand what it’s like to be married and balance law school. Just the other day, a friend asked me for […]

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 lot like young Jennifer […]

Stuffed.

“You’ll never go hungry.” These were some of the parting words my former boss gave me as I made the move from New York to Boston. Knowing how much I enjoy exploring new and different foods, my boss was sure I would love Boston. Unfortunately, 1L year leaves very limited time to love anything. So […]