Tagged: 2L

Reflections

I’m a fairly nostalgic person to begin with, which may be why I enjoy New Year’s Eve as a holiday. Looking back on this semester is a particularly weird thought experiment because December 2014 marks the half-way point of my law school career. That is truly mind-boggling for so many reasons. First of all, I […]

Baby, it’s cold outside, but we’re warm and fuzzy here

We’ve had guests in our tiny apartment for the past 4 days. Honestly, even though they’re my absolute favorite possible guests (my mother and sister), I was worried about the sanity of housing any 4 people in a 1-bedroom Boston apartment for 4 days, but there’s an easy solution: Go out! Do as much as […]

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 […]

Type “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog,” 500 times, fast

Yesterday, I typed about 5,000 words in 2.5 hours. That works out to about 33 words per minute. It’s not a very impressive speed in general. To get into upper-level journalism courses at The University of Texas at Austin, I had to pass a mandatory typing speed test (now repealed; I’m guessing they realized that “kids […]