Tagged: academics

Libraries Part II: Study Aids and Other 1L Essentials

You’ve probably heard that study aids are essential to success during 1L. My take: you should not sacrifice sleeping, eating, exercise, or friendships to add more to an already heavy reading list. However, study aids can actually save time by helping you grasp difficult content more quickly.  Study aids take many forms: treatises summarizing an area of law; […]

BU Law Libraries: A Love Story

The BU Law Libraries are probably my favorite part of the law school. The space is great, and the people are even better. Beyond providing research assistance (a reference librarian is always available at the library, plus online chat assistance and individual appointments), the library team is a one-stop shop for general kindness, helpfulness, and […]

Choosing a Law School: A Dreadful and Wonderful Adventure

Wow, I’m glad I am already in school rather than deciding where to go. For me, the decision was tough. Finances, career interests, and family relationships whirred in my head for months before deciding. In the end, BU came out the clear winner: a great school with a million clinical opportunities near my in-laws. A […]

How It Feels to Be DONE

Yesterday, my 3L colleagues had their last day of classes. Facebook was flooded with pictures of their gorgeous, smiling faces posing by the BU Law sign with all of their friends. For me, it finally felt like we were really “done.” I actually finished classes a few weeks ago. I took my last exam on April […]

3 Favorite Classes

BU Law is a top-ranked law school. It is also one of the highest ranking law schools for best professors. Princeton Review’s most recent ranking puts us at #3. It’s truly one of the aspects of the school I am most thankful for. My professors are not only brilliant and outstanding in their field, they […]