Tagged: 1L

The Ghost of Finals Past

Well, the time has finally come. I stepped off of the plane last night back into Boston, and with the blast of cold air comes the inevitable blast of finals stress. Despite my best efforts to forget that I am, in fact, a law student over the Thanksgiving holiday, it’s now time for me to […]

Camaraderie of the 1L’s

In late August I walked into the law auditorium with (almost) 257 total strangers. There were a few familiar faces: someone who went to my undergraduate alma mater, someone I worked with at the statehouse, and someone I met at preview day. But beyond those few recognizable faces, everyone else was a stranger. One of the […]

Welcome to Boston, Class of 2019!

To all those who are reading this that are new to the city of Boston, welcome! We are entering a fantastic time of year and hopefully everyone is able to take a break from their reading and case briefs to enjoy it. While some may think that I am referencing the great fall weather, pumpkin […]

Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

What a whirlwind journey this summer was! I spent the first half interning in Strasbourg, a picturesque city in France’s Alsace region and a stone’s throw away from Germany. The latter half of my summer was devoted to applying for 2L summer positions in Washington State, where I intend to return after law school. This […]

Scare you to death, work you to death, bore you to death

One of the very first things I heard as a 1L, from one of my favorite professors, was this old law school adage. Supposedly, it goes like this: “1L – scare you to death; 2L – work you to death; 3L – bore you to death.”  For whatever reason, that saying got stuck in my […]