Tagged: 3L

Checking off boxes

So, I’m graduating in May. (And yes, I do plan to start every blog post this semester with some variation of this sentence.)  As I mentioned in my last post, this is weird to me in many ways, not least because I feel like my life is speeding by me at a truly bizarre rate; […]

A law student abroad

Hey look! Buckingham Palace! Can I please come in and have all of Duchess Kate’s clothes? This semester, my last semester of law school, I’m studying abroad at Harris Manchester College at Oxford University in the U.K. I’ve been in Oxford for about 3 weeks now, attending classes for the past 2 and I feel comfortable […]

Spell Check Doesn’t Believe in ‘Externships,’ but I Do

Externships are my favorite thing about 3L year! I have had the opportunity to enroll in two great externships (for the uninitiated, externship = internship done for class credit), so I can authoritatively say that they are worth the time and energy you put  into them, and the rewards are far greater than any risks you […]

The Last Semester

I’m unsure how it happened, truly, but apparently I’m about to begin the second week of my last semester of law school. I feel… bizarre. That’s probably not the most useful word, but I don’t really know how to describe it. On the one hand, there are so many reasons I’m excited to not be […]

Winter Interlude: Reality, Plus Lots of Books & Day Trips

Reality Not so long ago, I finished eighty-one pages of seminar paper writing in about 10 days — and that’s not counting various drafts and outlines. This wasn’t just any writing, but intense research and original analysis (see my previous post for more), and it was exhilarating and exhausting to think so hard about new-to-me concepts. My brain […]