Tagged: 1L

I’m New Here

Hello, new friends! Since I’m new to the blog, I thought I would briefly introduce myself: I am from Satellite Beach, FL, near where the shuttle and rockets launch from Cape Canaveral. I lived two very happy years in Atlanta and seven in DC. I worked in refugee resettlement before law school, both in case work […]

How Makeup and Skincare Got Me Through Law School

There is no beating around the bush- law school is stressful. It may be the most stressful thing you do in your life. If I could go back and tell my 1L self one thing, it would be to prioritize self care far more than I did. I remember beginning 1L and being so overwhelmed […]

How to Get the Most out of Your Classes (without comparing yourself to others)

Some people kick butt in colds calls. Others, well, don’t. And guess what? It doesn’t matter. If you’re even thinking about law school, chances are that you are a competitive person. You’re also smart. Which is great – because it will compel you forward in life, and help you succeed, time and time again. But […]

“Send Silence Packing”

The time between Thanksgiving and the December holidays can be filled with mixed emotions. Law students, like everyone else, remember those we have lost. We wish they could be with us, but we are also profoundly grateful for the time we had with them. As Christmas music starts to play on the radio and strings […]

1L Summer Wind Down

As the summer begins to come to a close, I’m reflecting on what my first summer as a law student has brought and what I’m looking forward to for 2L. I can’t believe how quickly the hazy days have gone by, and I only wish 1L year went as quickly! Internship My internship was engaging […]