Tagged: 1L

How to avoid law school during break

You’ve done it. You finished all your finals and now you can say the basic phrase you have been waiting to say: I am one sixth a lawyer. It feels good. But, are you prepared for the barrage of jokes coming your way? “Is Legally Blonde really what law school is like?” “If I get in […]

Finding Balance after 1L Fall Finals

1L exams over and done with, I’ve had time to take a breath and return to some of the activities that I had to put aside in order to focus on my classwork throughout the semester. One of those pastimes is rereading The Prelude, a poem I studied as a grad student and have also […]

Study Spot: Coolidge Corner Branch Library

I have been awaiting this moment for months: the Coolidge Corner Branch of The Public Library of Brookline has finally reopened after renovations. I don’t know what it looked like before, but I can tell you now that it is my new favorite place to study. (Which I should definitely be doing right now. Finals. Oy.) […]

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 […]