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Firms Make Impressions Too

Your reputation precedes you, and if it doesn’t, how you carry yourself will quickly color how people interact with you. Keep in mind that although it is immensely important to ensure you interact well with attorneys and various individuals in law firms, it is equally important you also build a good reputation with your peers. […]

Life After OCI

“OCI” is “On Campus Interviews,” and there are also “Off Campus Interviews.” The Career Development Office (CDO) invites several firms to select from applications you submit online through Simplicity. You will be asked to submit your application and wait to find out if you are selected. Based on which firms pick you, you will find […]

Young Alumni Networking Event

When we talk about networking, I think we sometimes forget what we’re actually talking about. We aren’t (or aren’t *just*) amassing a rolodex of business cards and contacts in various parts of the country and sectors of industry: we’re forming connections with people. And some of those connections may end up being essentially superficial, email-check-in-every-few-months […]

Team Me

I am a workaholic. I know that about myself. I tend to dedicate full force to whatever it is I have committed myself. I tend to neglect my physical, emotional, and mental health. Last year, I stressed too much about school and pushed myself harder than ever to improve my grades. By the end of […]

The home stretch

In less than one month, I will be done with law school. 21 days, in fact. So, in this home stretch, I thought I would share a few closing thoughts – the first on making friends in law school. Making friends is both difficult and easy. In your first year, you are stuck with the […]

Rock Climbing at BU

In an interview, I was once asked how rock climbing has made me more prepared as a lawyer.  I have no idea what I said, and I really don’t like that question.  The truth is that, for me, rock climbing and the law represent two separate worlds, and that’s the way it should be.  Every […]

A new adventure: Semester-in-Practice

Great news to share for the new year!  After nearly a year of back and forth with clinic administration, I have been accepted into the Semester in Practice program! Before I get into this, let me first say that for 99% of applicants, the Semester in Practice program is fairly easy and simple to set […]

Choose the Seminar

My favorite class this semester is one that I almost didn’t take. It is a seminar class with less than twenty students, taught by a local practicing attorney. The class, Health Care Fraud and Abuse, is not one of the fundamental classes – like Corporations or Tax – that I was advised to take in […]

Universal Health Care Reform

The BU Health Law Association recently hosted this great event last week and I wrote up a summary for the BU website- figured I should share on the blog, too! The original piece can be found here: http://www.bu.edu/law/news/akdag.shtml   Universal Health Care Reform in Turkey: Overcoming Legal and Political Barriers On October 22nd, BU School of […]

Ski Trip

Law school is certainly difficult and we students spend many hours in the tower studying, but at the same time, BU Law does a great job at incorporating a number of fun extracurricular activities into the academic calendar. The first of those events occurred this past weekend during the MLK weekend ski trip to Sugarloaf […]