Tagged: 3L

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). […]

January is the Greatest Month

I might not speak for the majority when I say this, but January is one of my favorite months to be a law student. For starters, winter hasn’t been around for long enough to lose its magic. Waking up to the glint of snow outside your window carries with it a little glimpses of what […]

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 […]

‘Scorched Earth’ Networking

Building a professional network is roughly equal parts organization, creativity, and perseverance. Building one in a city hundreds of miles from where you currently reside is all of those things… arguably tripled. While I’m finishing up my last semester in Boston, much of my career preparations are centered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Email and phone are […]

Public Health Law

What is public health? It’s a pretty broad term. It can apply to many things, but mainly deals with government initiatives to improve the health of populations. Preventive services are a large part of public health, from vaccinations to prevent the spread of disease to diet management aimed at preventing obesity. This semester I have […]