Tagged: BU Law

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; […]

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 […]

Two Views of Law School: Doctrine and Lawyering Lab

The first semester of 1L behind me and fully rested from break, it was with enthusiasm that I showed up yesterday morning for the first day of spring classes. Yet more than my recent weeks of (1) sleeping in, (2) visiting long-lost friends, and (3) watching all the iterations of Bandersnatch, my experience last week […]

Why I Chose to Study for the Bar in Paris

When you think of bar exam studying, you think of two months of basically a black hole. Now, since I haven’t actually started studying for the bar yet, I can neither confirm or deny the truthfulness of that statement. When I was signing up for bar courses, I needed to make a decision- namely, where […]

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 […]