Tagged: academics

Keeping an open mind

BU has tons of opportunities for its students to get involved. There’s clinics, journals, mock trial, moot court, externships, research positions- you name it, and we probably have it in some form or another. That being said, having all of those options available to you can sometimes be a bit overwhelming. I know for me […]

Life in the BU Criminal Clinic

One of the many great opportunities BU Law has to offer its students is the chance to participate in a clinic. Doctrinal classes are obviously an incredibly important part of the foundation of an attorney’s legal education, and seminars are excellent at stimulating dialogue on some truly fascinating topics in many different subject areas. Nothing […]

Spring into Action

I just wrapped up the second week of my spring semester, and I already feel out of breath. Don’t get me wrong—my classes are stimulating and I readily embrace the challenge—but the pace is dizzying nonetheless. I’ve got a fantastic schedule lined up this spring that offers a healthy mix of doctrinal classes, a policy […]

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 […]