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Class of 2019

Welcome to BU Law! You are now part of a great law school and a supportive community. I am amazed at how quickly the past year flew by and cannot entirely believe that it is already the beginning of my second year of law school. Since the beginning of 1L feels like yesterday, I thought […]

Fifteen Years and One Day

Last Friday, Dean O’Rourke wrote a poignant letter to the BU Law community about her experience during September 11, 2001, and the importance of reflecting on that day and how it affected so many. The first memory I have from September 11, 2001, is walking down the steps of my dorm to head to my […]


1L year is finally over! It is extremely bittersweet and at the same time insane to look back at how far I have come. I have spent countless hours reading, writing, and stressing about this year. I prepared and obsessed over how intense law school would be and it was a lot more work and […]

Today’s secret word is …

Readers, I’ve been holding out on you. There’s one essential ingredient for success in law school that I haven’t yet let you in on. So, here it is: love. Specifically, the love of my husband. Sorry, you can’t have him. Maybe you’ll find your own anchor, confidante, comedian, and helpmeet? Good luck! Without him (and […]

Finals: Part II

Finals: Part II It seems like yesterday when the weather was a little chillier, the days a little shorter, and the time in the library sooooooo much longer. Yep, it’s here again: FINALS TIME. Although it’s never (ever) a pleasant time, I am much happier to say that this finals season I will be applying […]