Tagged: 1L

1L Lawyering Lab

The class of 2017 was the first class to experience the newest part of the first year curriculum—the 1L Lawyering Lab. It was a bittersweet return on January 5th for the inaugural lab. It was great seeing all of my classmates gathered in the Redstone lobby Monday morning and getting to catch up on how […]

What is it like to plan a big event?

I am involved in the Asian Pacific American Law Student Association (APALSA) as the VP of Professional Development. As VP, I organize the largest law firm event for the 1Ls – Meet the Firms. This event usually hosts up to twenty local and national firms and invites the entire first year class (approximately 200 students). […]

Snowpocalypse 2015

As you gleaned from my previous posts, I am not originally from New England. This is my first blizzard. At first, I thought it might be rather crazy and scary, but my husband didn’t seem worried. He is from New England originally, and I usually gauge my should-I-freak-out meter by his reaction. Yesterday, we both […]

Where everyone knows my name…

One of the most difficult things about moving away from home is friendship. It can be difficult to maintain intimacy with your friends when you do not see them regularly or even talk as often as you would if you lived in the same city. I worried about my best friends and I drifting apart, […]

Sometimes, they just don’t get it…

You can’t escape law school. At some point in the semester, you’ll find you can’t stop yourself from talking about law school, thinking about law school, and dreading law school. With your law school friends, they completely empathize with you on the suffering and unhappiness of finals, case briefs, and outlines. With your non-law school […]