Tagged: 1L

Tips for Outlining as a 1L

I’ve just hit the mid-way mark in my Spring Semester as a 1L here at BU Law, and I took advantage of some of the free time that I had over Spring Break to make a comprehensive plan for outlining for exams (and somehow managed to meet my goal despite my jam-packed schedule at home). […]

All About the Lawyering Lab

I finished the Lawyering Lab last Friday and, although I was a bit disappointed that my winter break had to be cut short (and that I was still getting over a massive cold when it began), I can honestly say that the week was well-worth traveling back up to Boston early for. The days were […]

The Law School Stereotype

Everyone comes to law school wanting to be the perfect student. I’m willing to bet that in most peoples’ ideal world, they will get straight A’s, book their classes, and graduate top of their class with an awesome job lined up. Coming in blind, a lot of people have an idea of how that will […]

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 […]