Category: Social Life/Boston

New Year, New Things

Do not let anything fool you—grad school is NOT a continuation of undergraduate schooling. Grad school is most comparable to a full time, full encompassing job. I’m not even sure that 9-5 job your friend luckily snagged right after graduating that she snap chats you from everyday is even an accurate comparison.  Grad school is […]

Starting Second Semester

Between finals and the end of break, life seemed like a blur. Before I knew it, I was on my way back to Boston for Lawyering Lab. Lawyering lab is a unique, week-long opportunity to put skills into practice. Students are divided into teams that will work together all week representing one side or another. […]

The Space Saver Conundrum

With the first major snow event of the season occurring last weekend, space savers once again entered the stream of conscious for many Boston residents. Residents who must park their cars in crowded neighborhoods such as Allston, Brighton and Jamaica Plain often use a variety of items such as garbage cans and lawn chairs to […]

Winter Interlude: Reality, Plus Lots of Books & Day Trips

Reality Not so long ago, I finished eighty-one pages of seminar paper writing in about 10 days — and that’s not counting various drafts and outlines. This wasn’t just any writing, but intense research and original analysis (see my previous post for more), and it was exhilarating and exhausting to think so hard about new-to-me concepts. My brain […]

Balancing Family and Law School

Winter Recess is often a time to reflect on what you would do differently during your second (or fourth or sixth) semester of law school. I remember as a 1L last year I felt the need to cut out a lot of time I spent with family and friends in order to perform better during […]