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Coffee, Kit Kats, and Continuing Orientation: The 1L Story

Barely two months ago, 280 1Ls, survivors of the second week of law school, meandered into the auditorium for “Continuing Orientation.” The air buzzed excitedly with conversations about outlines, weekend plans, class questions… Meanwhile, I sat what I hoped what unassumingly amongst everyone, trying desperately not to need a KitKat bar. Let me explain. We […]

Veterans Day 3.0

For Marines, Veterans Day has a special place on the calendar, just one day after the birthday of our beloved Corps. It’s a sort of one-two punch: On November 10, we remember the privilege it is to have worn the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor insignia of the United States Marine Corps, and on November 11 […]


As I throw on my Northface puffy coat and come to face the hard truth that the cold is finally upon us, I come to the other scary realization: it’s officially studying season. Yes, even a 3L has to partake in studying season and prepare to take the final exam that will represent what I […]

Sports Week

When I moved to Boston two years ago, one of the things I was most excited for was finally living in a town that loved sports and their sports teams…..even though I’m not a fan of pretty much all of them except the Patriots (#GoPats). Although sports are big in South Florida, you just don’t […]

MPRE Madness

Make way Midnight, Truck, and Pumpkin Spice Madness! Among law students, October is also the month of MPRE Madness. I, along with 3Ls from all over the country, will be taking the Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE) on Saturday, November 4. The MPRE is a two-hour exam that will test our knowledge of the ethical standards that govern our […]