Tagged: finals

Dark Days & Getting Through Them

My grandmother died after my second final in my first semester of law school. It feels a little gross to point out her death in this narrow context—contextualized by my exam schedule—but isn’t that how life works? A crisis happens and the world keeps moving on around you. In many ways, I was lucky. Marion […]

Your Brain on Winter Break

Sleep for ten hours the night after finals. Receive nutrients from vegetables for the first time in days. Wonder how you are can possibly spend a full week without studying. Panic that you must be forgetting to do something. Forget about upcoming grades. Remember that you will get your grades in a few weeks. Convince […]

Post-Finals Tradition

My roommate and I have started a tradition. Every semester, after we’re both done with finals, we treat ourselves to a movie- and, in particular, a movie about RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg). We started it last spring, when the movie aptly titled “RBG” was playing in Coolidge Corner Theatre. We even got RBG-based shirts for […]

November, 3L Year

“Hey mom! Hey! Moooooom. What should I write my blog post about?” “Blog post? I didn’t know you had a blog.”   Mom picks up the Rae Dunn platter she’s taking a price sticker off of. “Mom, I’ve been blogging for the law school since 1L.”   “Write about Rae Dunn!” No, mom, I don’t […]

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 […]