Tagged: academics

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 […]

Scare you to death, work you to death, bore you to death

One of the very first things I heard as a 1L, from one of my favorite professors, was this old law school adage. Supposedly, it goes like this: “1L – scare you to death; 2L – work you to death; 3L – bore you to death.”  For whatever reason, that saying got stuck in my […]

Staying Healthy During Final Exams

It’s the last week of class here at BU Law, and that means one thing – finals season in here. As the end of my 1L year draws near, we all know that my body is a temple and I am a pure being who eats nothing but kale I’m one short night away from […]

Crunch Time

We are down to the wire here at BU Law, and as a 1L facing the end of my second semester, I’m finding myself spread pretty thin. Reading for class, outlining, networking, extracurriculars. I’ve been finalizing and submitting my full Appellate Brief and prepping for oral arguments in front of a panel of judges scheduled […]

Toward Success, Through Concentration & Practice

Today I’m going to concentrate on “concentrations.” The concept is really neat — you take a certain number of classes (a quarter of your total degree requirements, or fewer) in the area of your concentration, and at graduation, you receive a certificate indicating completion. BU Law offers concentrations in five areas (Health Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Law, Litigation […]