Tagged: BU classes

Speak Up!

I enrolled in First Amendment law this semester, more because I felt I shouldn’t graduate law school without taking it than because I had a real passion for the subject material. It turns out that the decision is, quite possibly, the best course selection I made all year. As seems appropriate for a class on […]

Final Class Roundup

You wouldn’t have known it to see me sitting in the Associate Director of Student Affairs‘s office the other week, but in undergraduate I was nothing short of a magician at class scheduling. I had Excel spreadsheets for all eight semesters, color coding for general education requirements and each of my four academic tracks (double major […]

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 […]

Bench-to-Bedside Biomedical Innovations

I’ve written previously about the fantastic extracurriculars in the BU community. As far as the academics themselves, we’re totally confined to legal studies, right? No. You can actually cross-register with almost any school on campus. It is however up to you to consider how future would-be employers will evaluate your decision to eschew Trusts, Wills, […]

Type “The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog,” 500 times, fast

Yesterday, I typed about 5,000 words in 2.5 hours. That works out to about 33 words per minute. It’s not a very impressive speed in general. To get into upper-level journalism courses at The University of Texas at Austin, I had to pass a mandatory typing speed test (now repealed; I’m guessing they realized that “kids […]